The World Of Pop Culture Reacts To Andy Murray And Serena Williams’ Wimbledon Victories

It’s been a hell of a weekend at Wimbledon, as Andy Murray beat Canadian sixth seed Milos Raonic and won in his category of the tournament for the second time, making him the first British man since to win multiple times since the legendary Fred Perry in 1955. Serena Williams also beat German fourth seed Angelique Kerber to bag her seventh Wimbledon title. It seems the world was glued to the games, resulting in some pretty excitable social media posts from famouses across the pop culture landscape. Here are a few that made us punch the air – and determine to brush up on our backstroke.

Orange Is The New Black actress Laverne Cox tipped her hat to Serena…

#Catch22 #serenawilliams #WimbledonFinals # Wimbledon2016. Congratulations @serenawilliams

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… After getting giddy at seeing Beyoncé in the audience

While grime don Tinchy Stryder was a little more even-handed

And Boy George had his ear to the ground when it came to Murray’s win

Trainspotting writer Irvine Welsh was effusive in his praise

Whereas David Walliams only needed one word

Scandal actress Kerry Washington bowed down to Serena

And Wolverine himself recognised a fellow badass

Whereas Calvin Harris kept it simple

Congratulations, Serena, you’ve earned a rest

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