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Social scene: Twitterverse weighs in on Kerber's upset of Serena

Issei Kato/Reuters

Heading into Saturday's Australian Open women's final, not many gave Angelique Kerber a chance against world No. 1 Serena Williams. But the German held on after Williams forced a third set, and won 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 for her first Grand Slam title.

The Twitterverse weighed in, with congratulations for Kerber and respect for Serena in defeat:

The reaction

Congrats from Deutschland

German sports stars from tennis and beyond reached out to congratulate their countrywoman:

And finally ...

The victory selfie ...