American Serena Williams in the Wimbledon final with the score 7:5, 6:3 beat German Angelika Kerber and seventh time in his career he became the winner of the most prestigious tennis tournament.

“Thank you to my team, mom, dad,” said Williams during the awards ceremony. Dad’s not here, but I know he’s watching the stream. Thank You Patrick Mouratoglou. I love to play with Angelica she is very strong tennis player. Off the court she’s a great girl, smiles all the time. Thank you, Angelica.

I lost two finals in a row, and one of them just for you, so this victory is even more valuable and enjoyable. Yes, for me the Central court of Wimbledon almost a second home. And in front of me and Venus in the final pair. I am very happy”.

This success became for Serena 22nd in the tournament series Grand slam in singles. According to this index, which is a record in the Open era (since 1968), she caught up with the German Steffi Graf. The overall record for most victories in Grand slam tournaments belongs to the Margaret Court (24).

Williams is the oldest winner of the tournament series Grand slam. She is now 34 years and 288 days.

Serena Williams became the oldest winner of Wimbledon 09.07.2016

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