serena williams baby girl name is Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. born on September 2017
Tennis star Serena Williams has given birth to a baby girl at a clinic in Florida.
bbc.com Serena Williams, 35, whose accomplice is Reddit fellow benefactor Alexis Ohanian, was admitted to the St Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach on Wednesday.
The 23-time Grand Slam champ said a month ago she was intending to come back to tennis for the Australian Open in January.
Congrats have been pouring in from sports stars and superstars.
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News of the birth came as her sister Venus arranged to go out on court at the US Open.
“Obviously I’m super-excited,” Venus said. “Words can’t describe it.”
The couple are yet to confirm the birth themselves but Serena’s coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, tweeted: “I am so happy for you and I feel your emotion.”
He added: “Btw … I wish you a speedy recovery… we have a lot of work ahead of us.”
‘Expectation she doesn’t play tennis’
Serena conceded she had uncovered her pregnancy to the world in April coincidentally, after erroneously transferring a photo on Snapchat.
She won the Australian Open title this January while recently pregnant, and in an article in Vogue a month ago she said she needed to protect her title.
“It’s the most outrageous plan,” she said. “I just want to put that out there. That’s, like, three months after I give birth.”
In June she appeared in a nude cover photo for Vanity Fair, saying: “I don’t know what to do with a baby.”
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The news has delighted the tennis world, with Rafa Nadal among the first to tweet his congratulations.