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'Still I Rise' - Check out this powerful Serena Williams montage

The American tennis star won her seventh Wimbledon title this afternoon.

Posted by on Monday, 27 March 2017

THE TRIBUTES FLOWED in after Serena Williams secured a historic 22nd Grand Slam triumph at Wimbledon today.

Following her victory, the BBC played a powerful montage of the American tennis star reciting Maya Angelou’s iconic ‘Still I Rise’ — a 1978 poem, which reviewer Ellen Lippmann has described as a “proud, even defiant statement of behalf of all Black people”.

These famous words are interspersed with images of Williams’ phenomenal, unprecedented accomplishments in the world of tennis.

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