Serena Williams was tipped to claim her 24th Slam on Saturday but it was Naomi Osaka who left with the trophy in New York. The Japanese lifted the silverware for her debut Grand Slam success, becoming the eighth different Slam winner in the last eight tournaments.
The 20-year-old's triumph captured the attention of the great and the good on social media:
Osaka won her first Grand Slam at the 11th attempt, having made the third round in both her previous appearances at Flushing Meadows. Her success brought praise from all over the tennis world.