“Enjoy every moment of this victory!” Compatriot Kvitova leads congratulations for Wimbledon champion Vondrousova

The plaudits are flooding in for Marketa Vondrousova on the occasion of her maiden Grand Slam title

Marketa Vondrousova Marketa Vondrousova (Antoine Couvercelle/Panoramic)

Marketa Vondrousova’s Czech compatriot – and fellow Wimbledon champion – Petra Kvitova led the plaudits for the first unseeded women’s title winner in SW19 ever.

“Congratulations Marketa! A huge moment for you and Czech tennis. Enjoy every moment of this victory,” she wrote on Twitter.

World No 1 Iga Swiatek sent her congratulations, and added: “Your resilience and combacks after injuries are huuuuge inspiration. Just show us your coach’s tattoo!” in reference to Jan Martl’s promise to get some ink if Vondrousova won the title.

Former Grand Slam champion Victoria Azarenka congratulated Vondrousova, adding, “No one wins a grand slam with luck!”

“What a comeback after some complicated years!” wrote former world No 4 Caroline Garcia.

“Shattered for Ons… but what a come back for Marketa from all her injuries! Congrats Marketa!!” added Daria Saville.

Former French Open champion Ana Ivanovic said: “Congrats to Marketa Vondrousova for a well-deserved victory.”

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