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Wimbledon 2016: Serena Williams beats Angelique Kerber and wins her 22nd Grand Slam!

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 09:  Serena Williams of The United States lifts the trophy following victory in The Ladies Singles Final against Angelique Kerber of Germany on day twelve of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 9, 2016 in London, England.  (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 09: Serena Williams of The United States lifts the trophy following victory in The Ladies Singles Final against Angelique Kerber of Germany on day twelve of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 9, 2016 in London, England. 

World number one tennis player Serena Williams beat German fourth seed Angelique Kerber to win her seventh Wimbledon and 22nd Grand Slam title. Celebrity friends Jay Z and Beyonce were also present to witness Serena’s big win at Wimbledon.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 09:  Jay Z and Beyonce watch on as Serena Williams of The United States and Angelique Kerber of Germany play in the Ladies Singles Final match on day twelve of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 9, 2016 in London, England.  (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 09: Jay Z and Beyonce watch on as Serena Williams of The United States and Angelique Kerber of Germany play in the Ladies Singles Final match on day twelve of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 9, 2016 in London, England. 

On how it feels to win her 22nd Gran Slam, Serena said,

“It’s been incredibly difficult not to think about it. It makes the victory even sweeter to know how hard I worked hard for it. This court definitely feels like home, I have a match later today in the doubles, so I’ll be back out.”

Source & Photo Credit: BBC Sport, Clive Brunskill/Getty Images, Adam Pretty/Getty Images

 

12 Comments

  1. Tosin

    July 9, 2016 at 5:15 pm

    bring more Slams, baby! I mean, what a resume! wikipedia/Serena

  2. Author Unknown

    July 9, 2016 at 5:22 pm

    Yes girl. Let’s make it 23 at Flushing Meadows.

  3. slay

    July 9, 2016 at 5:53 pm

    yesssss. slay Serena

  4. Busarni

    July 9, 2016 at 5:57 pm

    Now let’s smash that Margaret courts record; I feel she will be aiming for 30 grand slam titles before retiring. She can do it; go girl…

  5. nnenne

    July 9, 2016 at 5:58 pm

    Congratulations, hun!
    Many more to come.

  6. Somebody

    July 9, 2016 at 6:07 pm

    You go girl!!!

  7. veronica hill

    July 9, 2016 at 7:47 pm

    Serena Williams

    You are a black girl that rocks. The hard work you committed to see your dreams become a reality. God is with you!

  8. Tiana

    July 9, 2016 at 8:20 pm

    Amazing and powerful player.. so pleased for her. Common for doubles with your sister..

  9. Ajala & Foodie

    July 9, 2016 at 8:32 pm

    And she just did it again with Venus in the doubles !!!! Way to go mama

  10. concerned9a

    July 9, 2016 at 8:57 pm

    22 Slams.Finally!!….so happy for her..now the Media with their attacks over the years know where to stuff it!!

  11. Engoz

    July 10, 2016 at 3:24 pm

    Serena Bomaye!!!!!!

  12. Ngozi

    July 12, 2016 at 9:32 am

    Yes sis big congratulations!!! Finally ties Steffi Graff. Enjoy your success. You are my inspiration. Godbless

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