Despite the chaos taking place around her, Osaka kept her cool to triumph 6-2, 6-4 and become the first Japanese to win a Grand Slam singles title.

Serena Williams, seeking a first Grand Slam title since the birth of her daughter Olympia on September 1 2017, was denied a 24th Grand Slam title that would have matched Margaret Court’s all-time record.

Former and current players, fans and other well-known personalities took to Twitter to have their say on Serena’s meltdown. Here are some of those tweets:

Serena Williams could face further sanctions for her actions during the final against Osaka. The WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) issuing a statement that they will be looking into the incident.

“There are matters that need to be looked into that took place during the match,” said the WTA. “For tonight, it is time to celebrate these two amazing players, both of whom have great integrity.”

(With Reuters Inputs)



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