Serena Williams Expects First Baby

The World No. 2 from the United States announced the news via Snapchat.

Serena Williams

STARNBERG, April 20, 2017

Serena Williams (photo: Serena Williams/Snapchat)

Serena Williams seemed to announce Wednesday morning that she is pregnant with her first child. The 35-year-old US-American told the news via Snapchat, wearing a yellow swimsuit and showing off her pregnant belly.

Williams wrote that she was 20 weeks along in her pregnancy, which includes the time when she captured the title of this year’s Australian Open in January. She is also about to reclaim the top of the WTA ranking.

The current World No. 2 is engaged to 33-year-old Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. In the meantime, the photo has been deleted.

However, a short statement from her representative said: “I’m happy to confirm Serena is expecting a baby this fall.”

First reaction of the current World No. 1 arrived via twitter on Thursday: