Serena Williams Is Expecting Her First Child

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UPDATE 09/01/2017 5:50 P.M. EST:
Serena Williams and her fiance, Alexis Ohanian, welcomed their first child – a baby girl – on Friday (Sept. 1), the New York Daily News reports.

Although she had to sit out this year’s U.S. Open, Williams still commanded the global spotlight with this exciting news. The tennis champion announced in April 2017 that she was expecting, sending the masses into a fit of celebration.

Details are still forthcoming.

Read the original article below.

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Sports legend Serena Williams plans to embark on a nine month-long conquest: giving birth to her first child. On Wednesday morning (April 19), news broke that the tennis champion is 20 weeks pregnant, Sports Illustrated notes.

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Donning a yellow swimsuit, the Compton native sent fans into a frenzy on Snapchat, but it wasn’t long before other social media users expressed their congrats to the mommy-to-be.

In a past interview with Glamour, the 35-year-old public figure said she always dreamed of expanding her immediate family. “That’s always something I’ve wanted as long as I could remember,” she said. “And the older I get, the more I’m like, ‘I’m too young!’” In 2016, Williams also shared that she’s engaged to Reddit co-founder, Alexis Ohanian.

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

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Cheers to a safe pregnancy!