Serena Williams drew praise across the Twitter world for her Wimbledon win and 22nd major title on Saturday.
Serena Williams drew praise across the Twitter world for her Wimbledon win on Saturday.
Williams won her seventh Wimbledon championship and tied Steffi Graf’s Open Era record of 22 major singles titles with a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Angelique Kerber. The 34-year-old Williams came up with 13 aces and 19 winners in a dominant performance.
Athletes, celebrities and many of Williams’s competitors voiced their support after her win, for which notables including Beyonce, Jay-Z and Ellen DeGeneres were in attendance.
We've rounded up the reactions below.
Serena = 🐐— Genie Bouchard (@geniebouchard) July 9, 2016
🏆 #22 👏🏻👏🏻— CoCo Vandeweghe (@CoCoVandey) July 9, 2016
Williams has a chance to win a doubles title later on Saturday teaming up with her sister Venus.
She enters the U.S. Open with a chance to surpass Graf’s record.