Petra Kvitova was crowned champion of Wimbledon after beating Eugenie Bouchard, in just 55 minutes.
Czech champion Kvitova fell to the ground in jubilation when she realised she was the winner before making her way up to embrace her family and supporters in the players' box.
It is Kvitova's second Wimbledon title, having won the grand slam tournament in 2011.
Speaking afterwards she said it was absolutely amazing to win again, and thanked her family, as her father looked on in tears.
"I just really wanted to be here again with the trophy."
Petra Kvitova has won her second women's singles title having won the grand slam tournament in 2011. She beat Eugenie Bouchard in straight sets 6-3, 6-0 on Centre Court. The match lasted 54 minutes.
Petra Kvitova has won the Wimbledon women's singles title for a second time by beating Eugenie Bouchard 6-3 6-0.
Canadian Eugenie Bouchard will take a businesslike attitude on to Centre Court as she tackles her first Wimbledon final.
At the age of 20, Bouchard is impressive on the court and granite off it, a study in focus on the mission she set out on at the age of nine, when she decided a career in professional tennis was her destiny.
Standing between the Montreal resident and a maiden grand slam title is Petra Kvitova, the 24-year-old Czech player who triumphed at Wimbledon three years ago.
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Defending Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has admitted he needs to "improve" his game after being knocked out of the tennis tournament in straight sets.
After being beaten by Grigor Dimitrov 6-1, 7-6, 6-2 in the quarter finals today, he said: "I need to go away and make a lot of improvements in my game.
"I have lost a couple of matches in the last few slams where I have lost in straight sets and played poorly."
Bookies are predicting that Andy Murray's coach Amelie Mauresmo will soon be replaced after he was defeated by Grigor Dimitrov in the Wimbledon quarter-finals.
According to Ladbrokes, the French former professional tennis player is now heavily odds-on at 1/5 to be dropped before the Australian Open in January 2015.
Mauresmo has been coaching last year's Wimbledon champion for less than a month when he was beaten by Grigor Dimitrov 6-1, 7-6, 6-2.
The loss to Dimitrov has also seen Murray drift out to 20/1 to be crowned as this year's BBC Sports Personality of the Year.
British tennis fans at Wimbledon were left devastated as Andy Murray crashed out of today's quarter-finals.
Last year's Wimbledon champion was beaten by Grigor Dimitrov 6-1, 7-6, 6-2.
Hundreds of fans gathered at the All England Club watch big screens with open mouths as Murray was knocked out of the tournament.