It’s the first child for the tennis pro, with fiancé Alexis Ohanian
Tennis champ Serena Williams and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian welcomed their first child together, a baby girl, in Palm Beach, Florida, on Friday, September 1. The two were engaged in December 2016, with Serena first publicly sharing her pregnancyin April.
Serena had been diligently posting on social media (including about her pregnancy), but had been silent on Instagram since August 23:
ESPN caught up with sister Venus, who’s playing now at the U.S. Open but shared, “I’m super excited. Words can’t describe.” And BFF Beyoncé (whose own Virgo birthday is in three days) posted a very special shoutout on Instagram — a gorgeous shot of Serena with the simple text, “Congratulations Serena”:
Congratulations to the new parents!