Serena’s Wimbledon Loss Shocks Internet

The tennis star was defeated by Sabine Lisicki, catching Twitter completely off-guard.

Serena Williams (Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Serena Williams (Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

(The Root) — The bad news just keeps coming for Serena Williams: first the Rolling Stone controversy, then the spat with Maria Sharapova. Now the tennis dynamo has been defeated by Sabine Lisicki at Wimbledon.

The defeat of the top-ranked Williams by the 23-seeded Lisicki is something no one saw coming. It marks the end of a 34-match winning streak for Williams.

Twitter is currently in the midst of coping. Most are grieving the loss, while a few are still a bit sore over that whole victim-blaming thing.

Read more at the New York Times.