Stars React To Serena And Venus Williams Winning Wimbledon Doubles
Serena and Venus Williams won the 2016 Wimbledon Women’s Doubles championship on Saturday afternoon, and now stars are congratulating the sisters on Twitter.
As Gossip Cop reported, the superstar pair had to face off against Timea Babos and Yaroslava Shvedova. They defeated the fifth-seeded duo in just two sets. The win marked the Williams’ 14th major doubles title. It was their sixth specifically at Wimbledon, and first there since 2012.
And it was Serena’s second victory of the day. As Gossip Cop reported, on Saturday morning she won the Women’s Singles Final. It was the tennis player’s 22nd Grand Slam, tying Steffi Graf. This is now also the eighth time Serena has won the Singles and Doubles competitions at the same tournament.
Both sisters have a ton of celebrity fans, who are now celebrating the special day on Twitter. Star Jones, for instance, tweeted, “A #perfect day! #serena wins singles & @Venuseswilliams @serenawilliams follow it up & win @Wimbledon doubles.” Mack Maine also wrote, “Congrats to Venus and Serena!!!! Dats what I’m talkin bout!!!”
Kelly Rowland captioned a picture of the sisters on Instagram, “LIGHT.” Fellow Destiny’s Child singer Michelle Williams also posted, “2016 #Wimbledon Ladies’ Double Champions. #serenawilliams #venuswilliams.” Sandra Bernhard expressed on Twitter, “Just when you thought it couldn’t get an better it just did @Venuseswilliams @serenawilliams #14 @wimbledon yes!” And Roland Martin pointed out, “How crazy is this: @serenawilliams & @venuswilliams have NEVER dropped a set in a doubles finals. PURE DOMINATION.”