Thursday, 23 November, 2017

Serena Williams shares pictures of her new baby girl

Serena Williams News by Robert Longfellow Sep 13 2017 10:09am Share This Tweet This Email This
Elias Hubbard | 14 September, 2017, 01:23

Tennis superstar Serena Williams has released the first images of her newborn baby daughter Alexis, while revealing complications with the birth could rule her out of an Australian Open comeback.

Williams has 72 Women's Tennis Association titles and most recently won her 23rd career grand slam, the most of any player in the Open Era.

Williams provided a link to her official site, which features a two-minute YouTube video of her pregnancy journey titled "Hello, world". "We got a baby girl".

Williams first announced she was expecting in April via a Snapchat post that included the caption "20 weeks", indicating how far along she was in her pregnancy. One person wrote: "Oh Serena she is so adorable!" And really, they have no reason to hurry things along since they have a gorgeous new baby to fill their days with joy. Not only did she show her pregnancy journey with clips her other half had recorded, the couple also revealed their child's name. Williams said in the video, cradling the baby who has a mass of black hair. The champion also shared some details concerning the birth of Alexis Jnr on her Instagram page.

She was born on 1 September and weighed 6lbs 14oz, her mother said.

Williams' 23 major titles are a record for the professional era, which began in 1968; she broke a tie with Steffi Graf in Australia this year.

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