The match went on till the final set as expected. Goffin hopes to make his first career grand slam semifinal appearance, as he's 0-2 in previous grand slam quarterfinal matches.
Konta called the spectators "magnificent" in her post-match press conference. That's about it. There's levels when it comes to grand slam play, as the top tier players usually separate themselves from the rest of the pack and the players who are a few notches below struggle to sustain that level throughout the match.
"Wimbledon has been a special tournament that has motivated me throughout my life". I think when he's playing his best tennis, he is probably the best.
"It's so tough to beat Novak in the best of five and especially here on grass", admitted 28-year-old Goffin.
"I have a tear in my abdominal, so I try to serve, like, 60%, 70%, but it's tough", said the Frenchman.
Serena, bidding for a 24th Grand Slam title to tie with Australian Margaret Court, will play Riske next after trouncing Carla Suzarez Navarro 6-2, 6-2.
Six good holds in the third set kept them locked at 3-3 before Novak broke at love for a 4-3 after a flawless half volley, sailing into the last eight with another potent return game at 5-3.
Konta has now made back-to-back grand slam quarter-finals after her run to the last four of the French Open, and is certainly playing her best tennis since making the semis here two years ago and possibly even better.
It was a chastening experience for 23-year-old Berrettini, seeded 17th, but at least it was one that was over in brutally fast fashion. After struggling in the next game, the Briton went on to hold her service.
Williams is also playing mixed doubles with two-time men's champion Andy Murray and she says it's good for her game.
The 19th seed dominated the second set and survived a later scare in third set to down Kvitova 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 in two hours and 26 minutes to set up a last eight meeting with other Czech in Barbora Strycova.
Barty said going out in the fourth round was "nothing to be sad about".
"I always get excited, I'm a really pumped up player, of course I still want it or else I wouldn't be here", she told BBC Sport.
Konta had treatment on one of her feet during a change of ends but said it was nothing major.