September 23rd, 2017

Grand Slam Titles: 1; Serena Williams announces baby’s birth


By The Associated Press on September 13, 2017.

FILE - In this May 1, 2017, file photo, Serena Williams, left, and Alexis Ohanian attend The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala in New York. Serena Williams says on social media that she gave birth to a baby girl named Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. The tennis star posted about the birth on her Instagram and Twitter accounts. She says the baby was born on Sept. 1 and weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces.(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Serena Williams says on social media that she gave birth to a baby girl named Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr.

The tennis star posted about the birth on her Instagram and Twitter accounts.

She says the baby was born on Sept. 1 and weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces. One posting also says about the newborn, “Grand Slam Titles: 1.”

The 35-year-old Williams won her 23rd Grand Slam singles title at the Australian Open in January – while she was pregnant.

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