Former world number one Serena Williams has shared the photos of her new-born baby on social media.
Williams, who was a few weeks pregnant when she won the 2017 Australian Open title earlier this year, introduced Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. to the world through Twitter and Instagram. The baby was born on September 1.
The 23-time Grand Slam winner tweeted, “Meet Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. You have to check out link in bio for her amazing journey.”
Meet Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. You have to check out link in bio for her amazing journey. Also… https://t.co/3Ak7gK4t79
— Serena Williams (@serenawilliams) September 13, 2017
On her Instagram page, Williams put up the same post with a picture of her daughter:
Williams’ partner and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian also posted a YouTube video of the journey of her baby daughter including the memories of Serena’s pregnancy.
Check the video out here:
Serena, whose daughter is named after her fiance, revealed on her Instagram post that she had complications during her pregnancy that needed her to stay in the hospital for six days. However, things went off well and she wrote:
“We had a lot of complications but look what we got, we got a baby girl.”
Williams is a seven-time Australian Open and Wimbledon winner, while having captured the US Open title six times. She has also won the French Open thrice and is often called the greatest women’s tennis player of all times.
Her 23rd title at the 2017 Australian Open meant she had overtake Steffi Graf’s record of 22 Grand Slam titles after having won the 2016 Wimbledon before that.