The tennis community congratulated Serena Williams on her 23rd major title.
Serena Williams is the 2017 Australian Open champion, and predictably tennis Twitter is going crazy.
Williams beat her sister Venus 6–4, 6–4 in Saturday's final. The victory gave Serena her 23rd major title and ensured that she'd regain her No. 1 ranking from Angelique Kerber.
The likes of Billie Jean King, Judy Murray and a host of current professionals took to Twitter to congratulate Serena on her achievement.
What a match and surreal battle we just witnessed... Two legends. Inspiration for all 👑👑🇺🇸.— Vicky Duval (@vicky_duval95) January 28, 2017
What an amazing moment! I love them both! 💜❤💜❤— Taylor Townsend (@TaylorTownsend) January 28, 2017
Also that hug at the end... almost cried. With that my friends, I'm going back to bed 🙈🙋🏽.— Vicky Duval (@vicky_duval95) January 28, 2017
Serena has won 10 Grand Slam titles after the age of 30.