A spokesperson for the tennis player has confirmed that she and fiancé Alexis Ohanian are expecting their first child. “I’m happy to confirm Serena is expecting a baby this fall,” Williams’ spokesperson told CNN in a statement.
The news broke Wednesday morning after Williams offered up a side profile shot of herself in a yellow swimsuit with a caption that read “20 weeks” in a Snapchat posting that quickly disappeared.
But not before a screen shot was taken and sent around the Web. That means Williams was pregnant when she won the Australian Open in January, further adding to her rep as one of the greatest athletes of all time.
After pulling the Snapchat post there was speculation as to whether Williams was just playing with fans even as good wishes flowed in from fellow celebs and US Open Tennis.
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