Serena Williams Wins Wimbledon For Sixth Time, Celebrities Cheer 21st Grand Slam
Serena Williams won her sixth Wimbledon title in London on Saturday, beating Garbine Muguruza. The victory marked not only the ace player’s 21st Grand Slam, but also her fourth in a row. Naturally, celebrities, who have been cheering for Williams all along, are now taking to Twitter to celebrate her major accomplishment.
Brooklyn Decker, who is married to retired tennis star Andy Roddick, exclaimed, “YES @serenawilliams!!!!” Star Jones tweeted, “Now that was the bomb! @serenawilliams wins @Wimbledon! Her 21st major!” And Rashida Jones posted, “Serena!! #victorydance #Wimbledon.”
“Congratulations @serenawilliams with another Wimbledon win! #21,” wrote former NFL player Michael Strahan. John Legend simply announced, “#SERENASLAM.” Kerry Washington said “SERENA!!!!!!!!! Wooooooo hooooooooo,” while Debra Messing posted, “GO SERENA!!!”
Nick Lachey tweeted, “What an unbelievable athlete!! Congrats to @serenawilliams on another Wimbledon championship!! #SerenaSlam.” Andy Lassner amusingly quipped, “I feel like Serena Williams is a better tennis player than I am.” Michelle Collins observed, “That’s it? CHILLEST CHAMP EVER. #Serena #Wimbledon.”
Williams’ close friend and fellow tennis pro Caroline Wozniacki wrote on Twitter, “Congrats Serena @serenawilliams!! What an achievement! 4 slams in a row and 21 in total! Wow!” “Congratulations @serenawilliams on claiming the Wimbledon crown and fourth straight Grand Slam title!” said Zac Posen. And Sir Mix-A-Lot remarked, “Congrats on Wimbledon @serenawilliams Our mutual friend Keven Davis (RIP) is watching you with pride.”
“Congrats @serenawilliams #differentanimalsamebeast #museon @rogerfederer its ur go #Wimbledon #vinoteam,” said superstar athlete Kobe Bryant. La La shared, “My girl killed it again!!!!!!! She can’t be stopped!!!! @serenawilliams.” Laverne Cox commented, “6th Wimbledon title. #SerenaSlam, 21st grand slam title in her career. #goSerena. #Wimbledon2015 @serenawilliams. we love you Congrats.”
Robin Roberts tweeted, “The #SerenaSlam is complete! @serenawilliams with her 6th #Wiimbledon title. She’ll claim THE Grand Slam w/ win at US Open. #SimplyTheBest.” Wanda Sykes observed, “Champion!!! @serenawilliams that’s 21! #Wimbledon2015.” J.K. Rowling wrote, “Tennis history is made! #QueenOfCentreCourt @serenawilliams.”
“Congratulations @serenawilliams!!!” wrote Viola Davis. Kris Jenner said on Instagram, “Cogratulations to our friend Serena!!!!!! Wow so amazing !!!!!!!!!! Soooooo proud!!!!!!! #champion #grandslam #wimbleton2015 @serenawilliams #soexcited.” Even Hillary Clinton tweeted, “.@serenawilliams proves yet again: anything is possible when you work hard, dream big, and never stop reaching. #Wimbledon.”
Gabrielle Union noted, “And as great a champion & competitor as she is, @serenawilliams is an even more impressive woman. So kind, so gracious, so beautiful.” Octavia Spencer commented, “Serena is the queen!” Kim Kardashian also tweeted, “So proud of you @serenawilliams!!! Congrats!!!! #Wimbeldon2015 #GOAT.”
“I’m so proud of you @serenawilliams!!! Damn girl…. 6th wimbledon title and 21st grand slam title! Gorgeous+Bad Ass= My type of girl!” tweeted Khloe Kardashian. Missy Elliott wrote to Williams, “I know u will never see my tweet but Congratulations @serenawilliams u been a Winner! Proud fan tweet! Happy 4 u.” Eva Longoria posted on Twitter and WhoSay, “I know u will never see my tweet but Congratulations @serenawilliams u been a Winner! Proud fan tweet! Happy 4 u.”
And Boris Kodjoe posted on Twitter and Facebook, “Congratulations @serenawilliams!! I’m not sure if people realize how extraordinary your achievements are because you have spoiled us with so many and you continue to make it look so easy. I see you. smile emoticon #GOAT #Wimby2015 #LoveToSeeYouLovingIt #LoveToSeeYouServeLikeThis #DontLoveToSeeYouTightenUp #AlmostGaveMeAStroke #IneedToLayDown.”
Meanwhile, Williams’ sister Venus Williams, who also played in the tournament, posted on Twitter and Instagram, “Another day, another #Wimbledon title. Congrats @serenawilliams.” TELL US: Are you a Serena Williams fan?