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Serena Williams Wins Wimbledon

She’s now tied with tennis legend Steffi Graf for the second most Grand Slam singles wins.

July 09, 2016

While many of us in the U.S. were sleeping the early morning away, Serena Williams was making history in London. Today, the 34-year-old tennis superstar won the Wimbledon tournament, her seventh win at this particular competition, beating out Germany's Angelique Kerber for the title.

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As the New York Times points out, Williams is now officially tied with 1990s tennis legend Steffi Graf for the second most Grand Slam singles titles with this, her 22nd Open win. That puts her just two Open wins behind reigning record holder, Margaret Court, and marks her first Grand Slam-level win since Wimbledon 2015.

Williams, who won the final 7-5, 6-3, shared a picture of her post-victory collapse on Instagram with the caption, "22 Grand Slam Titles" to the tune of 71,000 likes and counting. Her next big tournament is the U.S. Open, which will kick off in New York City on August 29.

Serena Williams Wins Wimbledon