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Here's why Serena Williams is trending...

By Rediff Sports Desk
July 13, 2015 08:53 IST
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Wimbledon Champ Serena Williams attends the Champions Dinner. Photograph: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

Wimbledon Champion Serena Williams looked stunning at the tournaments annual Champion’s Ball on Sunday. The World No 1 looked like a princess with her floor-length, cream, jewel-encrusted dress.

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But this is not why she is trending on Twitter. She is not even trending for the sixth Wimbledon title she won on Saturday making it a grand total of 21 Grand Slams.

JK Rowling with Serena Williams

JK Rowling with Serena Williams. Photograph: JK Rowling/Twitter

It all started when the creator of the Harry Potter fantasy series, JK Rowling,  decided to lend her support to 33-year-old Williams tweeting, “SerenaSlam! I love her. What an athlete, what a role model, what a woman!”

But soon a Twitter user responded, saying: “ironic then that main reason for her success is that she is built like a man”.

Serena Williams

This is the picture that Rowling tweeted to prove her point

JK Rowling is known for calling out people on Twitter, and putting them on trial. Take a look at how she tackled this - "She is built like a man'. Yeah, my husband looks just like this in a dress. You're an idiot." It was instantly game, set and match to Rowling!

On the other hand, away from the world of Twitter, Serena was last seen busy holding up her trophy from Wimbledon.

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