Tennis player Serena Williams gave birth to her first child with Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian on Friday, September 1, 2017, according to Us Weekly. Mother, child, and fiancé are doing fine. The baby girl was born at St. Mary's Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Florida, weighing in at 6 pounds and 13 ounces. The baby's name has not been revealed to the public yet, however, fans of the couple are waiting to find out what it is. The new mother has not played tennis since she announced her pregnancy last April. However, she says she will return to the sport she loves in 2018.

Serena's pregnancy journey

Williams accidentally announced her pregnancy last April on Snapchat.

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Several days later, she shared the complete story, along with pictures of her growing baby bump. She was on the cover of the August 2017 issue of Vanity Fair with her baby bump in full view. When Williams first announced she was having a baby, people did the math and concluded that she was actually pregnant when she won the Australian Open last January. The tennis champion often joked that she took the pregnancy test six times before she believed she was really expecting a baby. The parents became engaged in December 2016, one month before they found out they were expecting. They have not announced a wedding date.

About the parents

Williams, who will turn 35 on September 26, has been a professional tennis player since she was 13-years-old in 1995. She has been ranked No. 1 in singles by the Women's Tennis Association on eight occasions, beginning in 2002 and up to this year, when she went on leave because of her pregnancy.

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Sports writers have described her as the greatest female tennis player of all-time with 23 Grand Slams. Serena and her 37-year-old sister Venus were coached by their father, Richard Williams. Venus refused to answer questions about her new niece during her post-match press conference after winning a match at the U.S. Open on Friday over Maria Sakkari.

Ohanian, the 34-year-old proud father, is an internet entrepreneur and investor, with Reddit being his latest project. He resides in San Francisco and Serena lives in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Now that the baby is born, they will probably make plans to live under the same roof.

Since the baby news was announced, many #Celebrities have posted their congratulations on social media. Beyonce was one of the first to send well wishes from one new mother to another. She gave birth to twins Rumi and Sir Carter on June 13, 2017. Beyonce has already claimed that her twins have a new best friend.

Tennis players and other friends also sent congratulations on social media, and someone joked that the new baby would be on the tennis court very soon. #Serena Williams #Alexis Ohanian