Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

Serena Williams lost the Australian Open final on Saturday, which is a bummer if you are a Serena Williams fan and wanted her to get the Grand Slam she didn't get last year or just never ever ever wanted her to lose anything.

Advertisement

But just look at these pictures of Williams congratulating victor Angelique Kerber. She is so effervescent in her graciousness, so determinedly upbeat, so flat-out glorious in what must be a decidedly grim moment, that it slightly takes the breath away. That's how you lose a tennis match. Of course Serena Williams does it better than anyone else!

2016 Australian Open - Day 13
Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
Advertisement
2016 Australian Open - Day 13
Michael Dodge/Getty Images
2016 Australian Open - Day 13
Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
2016 Australian Open - Day 13
Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
2016 Australian Open - Day 13
Darrian Traynor/Getty Images

Share This Story

Get our newsletter