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In Pics: Garbine Muguruza Beats Serena Williams To Lift French Open Title

Sports | News18.com | June 5, 2016, 11:27 am
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Garbine Muguruza won her first Grand Slam title at the French Open defeating top seed and defending champion Serena Williams in the final. The Venezuelan-born Spaniard upset the odds to win 7-5, 6-4. (Reuters)

Garbine Muguruza won her first Grand Slam title at the French Open defeating top seed and defending champion Serena Williams in the final. The Venezuelan-born Spaniard upset the odds to win 7-5, 6-4. (Reuters)

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Serena Williams and Garbine Muguruza pose before the match. (Reuters)

Serena Williams and Garbine Muguruza pose before the match. (Reuters)

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Serena Williams lost 4-6, 5-7 to the Venezuelan-born Garbine Muguruza. (Reuters)

Serena Williams lost 4-6, 5-7 to the Venezuelan-born Garbine Muguruza. (Reuters)

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Garbine Muguruza is the first Spanish woman to win a Grand Slam title since Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario in Paris in 1998 and she is the third straight first time Grand Slam winner after Flavia Pennetta at last year's US Open and Angelique Kerber at the Australian Open. (Reuters)

Garbine Muguruza is the first Spanish woman to win a Grand Slam title since Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario in Paris in 1998 and she is the third straight first time Grand Slam winner after Flavia Pennetta at last year's US Open and Angelique Kerber at the Australian Open. (Reuters)

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Serena Williams lost 4-6, 5-7 to the Venezuelan-born Garbine Muguruza. (Reuters)

Serena Williams lost 4-6, 5-7 to the Venezuelan-born Garbine Muguruza. (Reuters)

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Garbine Muguruza is the first Spanish woman to win a Grand Slam title since Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario in Paris in 1998 and she is the third straight first time Grand Slam winner after Flavia Pennetta at last year's US Open and Angelique Kerber at the Australian Open. (Reuters)

Garbine Muguruza is the first Spanish woman to win a Grand Slam title since Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario in Paris in 1998 and she is the third straight first time Grand Slam winner after Flavia Pennetta at last year's US Open and Angelique Kerber at the Australian Open. (Reuters)

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For Serena Williams it was a second straight loss in a Grand Slam final and it wrecked her hopes once again of winning a 22nd Grand Slam title to draw level with Steffi Graf for most wins in the Open era, since 1968. (Reuters)

For Serena Williams it was a second straight loss in a Grand Slam final and it wrecked her hopes once again of winning a 22nd Grand Slam title to draw level with Steffi Graf for most wins in the Open era, since 1968. (Reuters)

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For Serena Williams it was a second straight loss in a Grand Slam final and it wrecked her hopes once again of winning a 22nd Grand Slam title to draw level with Steffi Graf for most wins in the Open era, since 1968. (Reuters)

For Serena Williams it was a second straight loss in a Grand Slam final and it wrecked her hopes once again of winning a 22nd Grand Slam title to draw level with Steffi Graf for most wins in the Open era, since 1968. (Reuters)

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Garbine Muguruza won her first Grand Slam title at the French Open defeating top seed and defending champion Serena Williams in the final. The Venezuelan-born Spaniard upset the odds to win 7-5, 6-4. (Reuters)

Garbine Muguruza won her first Grand Slam title at the French Open defeating top seed and defending champion Serena Williams in the final. The Venezuelan-born Spaniard upset the odds to win 7-5, 6-4. (Reuters)