Bidding for an eighth championship at the All England Club, Williams will be back on court Tuesday, but she is seeded only 25th, and that actually represents a big bump up from her ranking of No. 181.
In the opposite half of the draw sits Serena Williams, who is seeded No 25 despite being ranked 183rd in the world.
It's also the only Grand Slam tournament in the half-century professional era with zero top-10 seeds in the women's final eight.
Williams looked to be in a spot of bother when she surprisingly lost the opening set 6-3 and struggled with consistency from the back of the court.
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"I was down in the first set but I kept fighting".
Bertens followed her shock third round success against five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams by claiming the scalp of Czech seventh seed Pliskova. As she keeps reminding folks, this is just her fourth tournament since missing more than a year of action because she was pregnant and gave birth to a daughter last September.
"She was moving me very much". By the time she was done, she had hit 20 winners and only 14 unforced errors in a match of high quality on both sides. Williams will next face Italy's Camila Giorgi, who beat American Madison Brengle 6-4, 6-4.
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Cibulkova advanced to her third Wimbledon quarterfinal, following runs in 2011 and 2016.
Going a break down elicited a typically angry response from Williams, who surged into a 40-0 lead on Giorgi's serve in the subsequent game. "I'm just here just to be here and to prove that I'm back".
Next up for Williams as she tries to earn her eighth title at the All England Club and 24th Grand Slam trophy overall will be a match Thursday against No. 13 seed Julia Goerges of Germany, a 3-6, 7-5, 6-1 victor against No. 20 Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands.
Ostapenko was more efficient, serving her match out at love and converting her first match point with her 14th backhand victor. "Everybody has the same chances to win that match, and I'm looking forward to it". Despite the two-year gap since their previous meeting, Williams professed to having watched 52nd-ranked Giorgi play "a lot".
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The likes of Shilton, Gordan Banks or David Seaman would have been proud of Pickford's display. Speaking following the game, the Reds midfielder said he was indebted to Pickford.
Williams hit six of her seven aces in the final set, including one clocked at 122 miles per hour, and won 44 of the last 54 points she served.