‘Great news for Spanish tennis’: Twitter on Muguruza’s French Open victory

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Jun 04, 2016 22:00 IST
Garbine Muguruza returns the ball against Serena Williams in the French Open 2016 final. (Reuters Photo)

Garbine Muguruza won her first Grand Slam title by beating defending champion Serena Williams 7-5, 6-4 at the French Open on Saturday, denying the American her record-equaling 22nd major trophy.

The fourth-seeded Muguruza, a 22-year-old from Spain, used her big groundstrokes to keep No. 1 Williams off-balance and overcame signs of nerves in the form of nine double-faults to pull off the surprise.

Twitter was quick to congratulate Muguruza on her maiden Grand Slam win and here are some of the tweets:

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