What wonderful news! Serene Williams is pregnant and due to give birth this fall.
On Wednesday (19th April), the 35-year-old tennis player took to Snapchat to share a photo of her baby bump, with the caption “20 weeks”.
According to CNN, Williams’ spokesperson, Kelly Bush Novak, confirmed that she and fiancé Alexis Ohanian are expecting their first child. She said, “I’m happy to confirm Serena is expecting a baby this fall.”
The couple has recently been vacationing in Tulum, Mexico. In a sweet Instagram post, Williams can be seen smiling while her fiancé carries her on a beach. She wrote, “My only regret is not pointing my toe sorry coach Garry.”
Aww <3 Aren’t these 2 the cutest?
The professional tennis player is one of the greatest American athletes in recent times and is also the highest-paid female athlete in the world. Moreover, Williams is 2nd only to Australian Margaret Court on the list of women’s all-time Grand Slam singles titles leaders.
Meanwhile, 33-year-old Ohanian, who is less well-known than his wife-to-be, is the co-founder of community news and chat site Reddit. He proposed to Williams in December.
Congratulations to the happy couple!