Serena Williams earned her 23rd Grand Slam title by winning the 2017 Australian Open. This was the 7th time that she’s won the coveted title.
Williams beat her sister Venus Williams in straight sets 6-4, 6-4 to win the first WTA slam of the year.
Tennis Twitter tweeted her praise on the historic win.
The likes of Caroline Wozniacki, Dirk Nowitzki and Angelique Kerber along with many more sports professionals took to Twitter to congratulate Serena on her win.
— Caroline Wozniacki (@CaroWozniacki) January 28, 2017
— Dirk Nowitzki (@swish41) January 28, 2017
— Angelique Kerber (@AngeliqueKerber) January 28, 2017
— Billie Jean King (@BillieJeanKing) January 28, 2017
— Gabriela Sabatini (@sabatinigabyok) January 28, 2017