Serena Williams Gives Birth to Baby Girl

Lilian Min
Photo credit: George Pimentel / WireImage
Photo credit: George Pimentel / WireImage

From Cosmopolitan

Tennis champ Serena Williams and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian welcomed their first child together, a baby girl, in Palm Beach, Florida, on Friday, September 1. The two were engaged in December 2016, with Serena first publicly sharing her pregnancy in April.

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A post shared by Serena Williams (@serenawilliams) on Jun 27, 2017 at 6:20am PDT

Serena had been diligently posting on social media (including about her pregnancy), but had been silent on Instagram since August 23:

ESPN caught up with sister Venus, who's playing now at the U.S. Open but shared, "I'm super excited. Words can't describe." And BFF Beyoncé (whose own Virgo birthday is in three days) posted a very special shoutout on Instagram - a gorgeous shot of Serena with the simple text, "Congratulations Serena":

A post shared by Beyoncé (@beyonce) on Sep 1, 2017 at 1:24pm PDT

Congratulations to the new parents!

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