Serena Williams, 35 years old Tennis star, with her fiancé, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, are blessed with a baby girl, weighing 6 pounds, 13 ounces.
According to reporter Chris Shepherd from WPBF-25 News, a source at St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Florida, confirmed the happy news, with Chris revealing to the world via Twitter: ‘Tennis star Serena Williams gives birth to a baby girl weighing 6 pounds, 13 ounces. Mom and baby doing well.”
As soon as the news broke, congratulatory messages started pouring from every corner of the world on social media, from fans and friends sharing their joy at Serena and Alexis’s happy news.
Beyonce, who is herself blessed with twins in July, was one of the first of Serena’s friends to congratulate her and give her best wishes by sharing a stunning image of Tennis star, taken recently in Vogue shoot.
She didn’t caption the pic. Instead chose to overlay it with a simple yet sweet message: ‘Congratulations Serena!’
According to reports, the 23-time Grand Slam winner checked into the hospital on Wednesday and cleared an entire floor of the location, so that the mother-to-be has as much privacy as possible.
The couple revealed earlier this year that they won’t keep the sex of the child a secret until her birth. However, Tennis star told Vogue that she believed it to be a daughter, which became a fact on Friday, recalling ‘Two weeks after we found out [I was pregnant].