Serena Williams makes history. Wins her 6th Wimbledon title after 12 years.
The top seed defeated Garbine Muguruza seeded 20 to win her record 21st Grandslam title just one short of Steffi Graf’s legendary record of 22 slams.
The 33 year old dispatched her 21 year old Spanish opponent 6-4 6-4
Current and former WTA players took to twitter to wish a beaming Serena on her incredible achievement.
Big Sis, Venus was proud of Serena..
— Venus Williams (@Venuseswilliams) July 11, 2015
— Elena Vesnina (@EVesnina001) July 11, 2015
— Madison Keys (@Madison_Keys) July 11, 2015
Congrats Serena @serenawilliams!! What an achievement! 4 slams in a row and 21 in total! Wow!🎾🏆🎉
— Caroline Wozniacki (@CaroWozniacki) July 11, 2015
In Open Era, only two women have won 4-straight Gramd Slam titles MULTIPLE times – Steffi Graf and Serena Williams #Wimbledon
— Kevin Fischer (@Kfish_WTA) July 11, 2015
People applauded the first time finalist Muguruza too.
Huge ovation for Muguruza, who can't stop crying. Serena applauding like crazy too.
— Carole Bouchard (@carole_bouchard) July 11, 2015
Harry Potter fame writer J K Rowling took to twitter to appreciate the Wimbledon champion.
#SerenaSlam! I love her. What an athlete, what a role model, what a woman!
— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) July 11, 2015
Even Serena had some nice things to say about the rising star.
Serena to Muguruza: "Don't be sad. You'll be holding this trophy very soon, believe me. You're a great champ" pic.twitter.com/fxr33OulKL
— Wimbledon (@Wimbledon) July 11, 2015
There should be no doubt whether Super Serena is G.O>A>T> or not now.
Michael Jordan is the Serena Williams of basketball.
— Dana Jay Bein (@danajaybein) July 11, 2015
Good friend Andy Roddick said this about Serena in BBC studio LOL.
— Tennis Photos (@tennis_photos) July 11, 2015
Now that she has completed it, we are allowed to talk about “Serena Slam”
— ESPNTennis (@ESPNTennis) July 11, 2015
Politicians too couldn’t help but praise the American superstar.
Wow! Huge congrats to @SerenaWilliams for her win at Wimbledon. We're all so proud of you! -mo
— The First Lady (@FLOTUS) July 11, 2015
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) July 11, 2015
We will leave you with this gem from BBC.
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) July 11, 2015