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Twitter Reacts as Sofia Kenin Wins Australian Open 2020

Twitter Reacts as Sofia Kenin Wins Australian Open 2020

Sofia Kenin has won the 2020 Australian Open title by defeating Garbine Muguruza. The closely contested match went the distance, as both players split the first two sets. Ultimately though, Kenin’s mental strength proved a handy tool. She did not lose heart after Muguruza won the opening set. In fact, she took her game up a level, playing like a seasoned champion until the last point.

Sofia went on to dominate the second set and win it 6-2 to go level. She continued her domination in the deciding set to win the match 4-6, 6-2, 6-2. The contest lasted for 2 hours and 3 minutes. The match point was disappointing as Muguruza hit a double fault to give Kenin the win.

The young American served a commendable 74% of first serves in, winning 64% of those points. Muguruza did not help herself with 45 unforced errors and just 32 winners. Kenin, on the other hand, kept her game tidy with 28 winners and 23 unforced errors.

Fans react on twitter as Sofia Kenin wins championship

As the women’s Australian Open concluded, fans on twitter were quick to react to the news of a new champion down under.

Fellow tennis player Jabeur too congratulated Kenin.

Kenin proved to the world she has the character of a champion indeed as she won her very first Grand Slam final.

Fans were left gushing at the way Kenin handled the pressure and came out on top.

Even US Open could not resist tweeting out.

Jelena Djokovic too took to twitter to congratulate Kenin.

One fan tweeted out an interesting fact too.

An emotional and distraught Garbine Muguruza was visibly shaken by the loss, but was ever so graceful in defeat.

Muguruza did have a light moment, kidding with the crowd.

An exciting end to the women’s singles championship. A new and young champion once again in Kenin.

 

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