Serena Williams Two Months Pregnant At Time Of Winning Grand Slam – Report

It has emerged that tennis star, Serena Williams was two months pregnant when she won her twenty-third grand slam title during the Australian Open that took place earlier in the year.

Williams, whose pregnancy was confirmed on Thursday, won seven straight matches, including a straight-sets win over her sister, Venus, in the women’s final.

The 35-year-old athlete also announced that she will be taking maternity leave through the rest of the year.

Williams’ spokesperson, Kelly Bush Novak said “I’m happy to confirm Serena is expecting a baby this fall”.

The confirmation came hours after the athlete posted a picture of herself clad in a one piece yellow suit on Snapchat. She captioned the photo “20 weeks”, causing a frenzy speculation on social media.

However, Williams deleted the post shortly after putting it up.

In December 2016, the world’s highest paid female athlete announced her engagement to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian.

 

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