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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”.

Source: CNN

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?

My only regret is not pointing my toe sorry coach Garry 🙈

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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!

Sources: E! News, CNN, BBC/ Featured image: E! News.