Congratulations from all corners of the globe flooded social media after Ashleigh Barty made history with her women's singles championship at the Australian Open.

With her 6-3, 7-6(2) victory over Danielle Collins in the Saturday night final, the Queenslander became the first Australian player to capture her homeland singles major since Chris O'Neil took the title in 1978.

Barty, who stormed back from 5-1 down in the second set against American Collins, joins Serena Williams as one of only two active players to win Grand Slam events on all three surfaces.

After Barty won her third Grand Slam title and received her trophy from Australian icon Evonne Goolagong Cawley, the cheers of the rapturous crowd in Rod Laver Arena were echoed by legends from inside and outside tennis on social media:

Her peers also leaped to congratulate the 25-year-old:

And naturally, her fellow Aussies gave her lots of support:

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