Serena won the gold medal after a match against Maria Sharapova.
played against Maria Sharapova
in the Olympics final for the gold medal in women's tennis and she won.
"Gold Medal!!! I can't believe it. I got the singles gold!!!!!! I'm gonna sleep in it tonight!", Serenat tweeted after her big win.
This is the first time the tennis superstar, and rapper
, won on her own. She and sister Venus
have previously won twice as an Olympics doubles team. Read: Serena Williams 2012 Wimbledon Champions' DinnerWilliams
is on a winning streak. Just last month she celebrated her fifth Wimbledon win
and now she celebrates being an Olympic gold medal winner.
Check out Serena
's victory dance:
Congratulations, Serena Williams
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