Serena Williams & Alexis Ohanian Welcomes Baby Girl At St. Mary’s Medical Center
* Serena Williams in Labour
Pregnant tennis superstar Serena Williams was in labor at a Florida clinic on Friday, US media reported, prompting an outpouring of goodwill messages 👍 for the charismatic former world number one.
Williams, who will turn 36 later this month, was admitted Wednesday to St Mary’s Medical Center, which shut down an entire floor to provide security for the megastar, the local CBS affiliate said.
The network also said the 23-time Grand Slam singles champion — who revealed she was pregnant in April — was induced overnight.
“We’re sending all our love and best wishes to @serenawilliams, who has reportedly gone into labor,” the US Tennis Association wrote on Twitter. Williams and her fiance, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, have said they plan to keep the sex of the baby a surprise until birth.
Williams has vowed 💪 to return to competitive tennis in January, to defend her Australian Open title, which she won while newly pregnant.
Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian welcome baby girl!
Serena Williams has reportedly given birth to her first child. After going into labour on Wednesday afternoon, the 35-year-old tennis star and her fiancé Alexis Ohanian are said to have welcomed a girl 👶 on Friday‼
The news was broken by WPBF-25 news producer Chris Shepherd on Twitter 🐦, with the journalist writing: “Tennis star Serena Williams gives birth to a baby girl weighing 6 pounds 13 ounces. Mom and baby doing well.”
• – Mirror
• – Yahoo!