Former Grand Slam champion Steffi Graf has showered praise on world number one Serena Williams after she equalled the German’s long-standing Open Era record of 22 Grand Slam titles at Wimbledon 2016.
Serena lifted her seventh Wimbledon title with a 7-5, 6-3 win over reigning Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber at the All England Club on Saturday.
Describing Serena’s performance as ‘incredible’, Graf said that it was amazing to watch the top-ranked player adding another feather in her cap, Sport24 reported.
However, the 47-year-old also praised her countrywomen Kerber for making Germany proud with her talent and fighting spirit.
It was a double delight for Serena at Wimbledon 2016 as she did not only win the women’s singles title, but had also notched up the women’s doubles crown alongside her elder sister Venus Williams.