Is this baby bound to be a tennis pro? Time will tell, but in the meantime, Serena took to social media to express her joy. “Meet Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr., the proud mom wrote on her Instagram post Wednesday. This was the first time she revealed her daughter’s name, choosing to name her after her father and William’s fiancé, Reddit co-founder Alex Ohanian.
She also shared her pregnancy journey on her Insta story, and confirmed that September 1st was her daughter’s birth date. She later posted it on her website and YouTube channel.
The video shows Williams throughout her pregnancy in short clips, as well as the moments before and after her birth. Serena also discloses the fact that they spent a week in the hospital.
“It’s been a long time,” she says. “We had a lot of complications, but look who we got! We got a baby girl!”
During her pregnancy, Williams appeared in a Vogue spread, graced the cover of Vanity Fair and is on the new issue of Stellar magazine.
Inside the pages of Stellar, Williams opens up about what it’s like to be pregnant. “I think that giving birth will give me more strength… I feel like I’ll be ready for anything,” she was quoted as saying.