Serena Williams captured her Open Era record-tying sixth U.S. Open title on Sunday by defeating No. 11 Caroline Wozniacki 6-3, 6-3 in the final. As Serena collapsed to the ground after finally collecting her 18th major title to tie Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova for the second most in the Open Era, the congratulations started coming in on Twitter.
I want to know how many drinks Serena is going to pay for tonight — Anne Keothavong (@annekeothavong) September 7, 2014
Grand slam number 18 for Serena Williams. A true champion in our sport — Melanie South (@melaniesouth) September 7, 2014
Serena Williams ties Jack Nicklaus with 18 major championships. — Mike Walker (@michaelwalkerjr) September 7, 2014