Serena Williams shares first photos of daughter Alexis Olympia

Serena Williams shares first photos of daughter Alexis Olympia

Tennis superstar and quite frankly legend, Serena Williams has announced the birth of her daughter.

Williams posted a photo of herself cradling her newborn daughter on her official Instagram account. "We got a baby girl". Apart from that, Williams made a unique choice by naming her daughter after her father, which is said to be rare these days. Typically, the suffix is only used if the baby carries the exact same name as the Sr.

The 35 year -old is engaged to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian who said: "Congrats to two of our all time favourite redditors who just welcomed a new baby snoo into their family". William's father has Kerry for his middle name while her daughter has Olympia, a name which exudes femininity Satran shared.

"Meet Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr.", she captioned a photo of a sweet moment with her baby girl. "We had a lot of complications but look what we got, we got a baby girl". The former world No. 1 trained through her pregnancy and has her sights set on overtaking Margaret Court's all-time record of 24 slam singles titles.


Serena also announced that she documented her pregnancy process on camera and fans could see a two-minute video of that journey.

The couple announced that they were expecting back in April, revealing that Serena was 20 weeks pregnant, and now just five months later, baby Alexis has arrived.

Williams has vowed to return to defend her title next January.

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