Germany's Angelique Kerber will lose the world number one ranking next week after bowing out 4-6 6-4 6-4 to Spain's Garbine Muguruza, in a clash of the last two women's final runners-up.
With a wave and quick pirouette to a Centre Court audience just beginning to amass for the usual tripleheader, Williams headed toward an odd Wimbledon wrinkle.
That would put her in elite company as only Serena Williams has won the French Open and Wimbledon back-to-back since Steffi Graf achieved the feat in 1996.
Murray managed, but only just, to collect himself and pull back to level 6-6 in the first and then win the tie-breaker 7-1, aided by a Paire double-fault and sequence of backhands hit either wide or long. "Winning never gets old at any stage in your career, ever, ever".
"I know she had an incredible moment there".
But veteran 10th seed Venus appears as likely as anybody to lift the Venus Rosewater Dish on Saturday, and a 6-3 6-2 fourth-round victory over Croatian teenager Ana Konjuh was as impressive as the scoreline indicates.
She will be replaced at number one by either Karolina Pliskova or Simona Halep.
With the win, Williams will face off against world No. 13 and French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko in the quarterfinals at Wimbledon.
The number ten seed is the only previous victor remaining in this year's tournament, although the last of her five titles at the All-England Club came back in 2008.
American CoCo Vandeweghe, the 24th seed, reached her second Grand Slam quarterfinal of 2017 with a 7-6 (4), 6-4 win over former No. 1 and fifth-seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark.
Saudi Arabia along with United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, Yemen and Egypt have isolated Qatar citing extremist links. The canal is one of Egypt's top foreign currency earners and is seen as a symbol of it's the country's modernity.
So far more than 90,000 pilgrims have paid obeisance at the cave shrine located at an altitude of 3,888-metre in south Kashmir. Look the way they have imposed strict restrictions all around to prevent people from observing his death anniversary...
He said North Korea was behaving in a "very, very risky manner" and that something would have to be done about it. Leader Kim Jong-Un staged a mass rally in the capital, with dancing and fireworks lighting the streets.
Shia was accused of shoving another man who was protesting his anti-Trump "He Will Not Divide Us" online performance art project. The star agreed to get alcohol abuse treatment as part of a settlement related to the incident.
It wasn't your average tennis fall. "I'm happy now, it's great to be back in the third round without losing a set", Nadal said. Only Goolagong, Margaret Court and Kim Clijsters have won a Grand Slam singles crown after having a child.
The plane taxied to the runway, but the pilot aborted takeoff and returned to the gate, where Takeoff was told to leave the plane. Migos' manager claims the three rappers were racially profiled when they were thrown off a Delta flight on Friday.
Prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family accused of illegally profiting from his position as PM during the 1990s. Capt (r) Muhammad Safdar Awan, the premier's son-in-law, has also been included in the names forwarded to NAB.
He was talking on the defensive end, had pressure on the basketball, was trying to stay within our defensive concepts. Fultz appeared to roll his ankle in the second half and was helped to the locker room by two team-mates.
The hospital has been backed by a series of court rulings, but the case is expected to be back in Britain's High Court on Monday. The parents of terminally-ill infant Charlie Gard have vowed to keep fighting for him to receive treatment.
Six Hindu pilgrims killed in IHK bus attack
Sonia Gandhi said that the attack was a crime against humanity and there should be probe into the lapses that led to it. In the backdrop of security situation in south Kashmir, the Amarnath Yatris were advised against travelling after 7 pm.
Interviews to select India coach on Monday
We were also told that the CAC and Kohli were on the "same page" when Kumble was chosen ahead of Shastri previous year . Ganguly added that Virat "needs to understand how the coach will operate". "That's the best way forward".
Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner Met with Kremlin-Linked Lawyer
The New York Times said Ms Veselnitskaya was known for her attempts to undermine sanctions against Russian human rights abusers. The gathering with Natalia Veselnitskaya at Trump Tower was reportedly arranged by Trump Jr in June previous year . "As Mr.
Mosul win in sight as ISIS defence lines collapse
Haider al-Abadi was quoted as saying he "congratulates the fighters and the people on the big victory" in the key city. The US Department of Defense requested $1.2bn in US budget funds for 2018 to continue supporting Iraqi forces.
England vs South Africa 1st Test, Day 3
I've probably bowled a bit safe the past year or so, and today's the first day I went back to an attacking mindset. He also took the important wickets of Hashim Amla, Dean Elgar and Gary Balance when it was England's turn to bowl.
Did the Celtics make the right decision to trade Avery Bradley?
Bradley will be looking for a big payday in his next deal, and he could receive offers that are in the $20 million a season range. Bradley is entering the final season of a four-year contract, so it's not clear if he can be a long-term solution for Detroit.
WEEKEND: Hot & humid with afternoon storms
Highs tomorrow only in the mid to upper 70s with skies becoming mostly sunny and winds WNW 7-12 miles per hour . There is a low threat that these storms become severe with quarter size hail and 70 miles per hour wind gusts.
Ivanka Trump threatened by knife-wielding man
Benitez claimed that he was a US senator who owned Trump Tower and was there to speak with Ivanka Trump about her clothing line. No members of the Trump family were in the building, as the USA president and his daughter are in Germany for the G20 summit.