Found June 09, 2013 on The Victory Formation:
PLAYERS: Serena Williams
Early Saturday morning here in the States, Serena Williams won her second career French Open title. Not exactly breaking news, we know. She is quickly approaching the stratosphere of All-Time greatest women’s tennis players, so another trophy in the case just adds to the legend. So does tweeting out photos of a handle of Jack Daniels and 2-liter of Coke from the French Open locker room, and tweeting photos of both bottles empty (along with some empty champagne bottles) not even three hours later. That’s some epic drinking skills from Williams’ entourage; specifically Sascha Bajin who tweeted both of the photos. While some people may see this as a bit of an excessive celebration, let’s face it – we’ve all done stuff like this. Maybe not to this level, but then again there were probably more than just two people killing off the bottles in the photos. So drink up and celebrate… and try not to puke on the flight back to the States.

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