Check out some of the best tweets, right here on wtatennis.com!
First up, here from the woman herself, who took time from her various post-win duties to post this celebratory message:
Some of Germany's biggest sports stars at home and abroad took to Twitter to celebrate Kerber's achievement, including NBA star Dirk Nowitzki, F1 pilot Nico Rosberg and a whole host of World Cup winning soccer players.
? Dirk Nowitzki (@swish41) September 10, 2016
? Nico Rosberg (@nico_rosberg) September 9, 2016
?????? Gratulation @AngeliqueKerber. Gratulation an die Nummer 1 der Welt! Wow
? Toni Kroos (@ToniKroos) September 10, 2016
? Basti Schweinsteiger (@BSchweinsteiger) September 10, 2016
? Maria Höfl-Riesch (@Maria) September 10, 2016
Of course, the WTA's stars and legends were also tuned in to the final, and they had plenty of words for both of the finalists after the match.
Here are the best messages from Kerber and Pliskova's WTA peers:
Congrats to @AngeliqueKerber ?Started the year #10 & made a great career, phenomenal in 9 months!!!??#1????
A big congrats to @AngeliqueKerber on her 2nd major of the year AND becoming the worlds #1. It's a feat only a few have accomplished....??
Kerber ? #fav
Amazing from both girls. @AngeliqueKerber that's why your now the world no1 ?
? Alize Cornet (@alizecornet) September 11, 2016