23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams, 35, whose partner is Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, is reported to have given birth to a baby girl last night.
The news came just as her sister, Venus, was preparing to go out on court at the US Open. “Obviously I’m super-excited,” Venus said. “Words can’t describe it.”
Everyone is excited for the super athlete, with Rafa Nadal among the first to tweet his congratulations.
Congrats Serena!!! So much joy for you!!! https://t.co/u4edTrqIbB
— Rafa Nadal (@RafaelNadal) September 1, 2017
We are having a wealth of girl births and it is sweeting my belle. Serena Williams just had a daughter. Mark Zuckerberg has two. Two out of three of Beyonce’s babies are girls. George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama – all with daughters. If nothing else, in a few years, there will be influential women in all walks of life who might be able to narrow certain gaps. And that is a nothing if not a joyful thing.
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