The phenomenal tennis star, Serena Williams, has been pretty mum on social media since giving birth early September. Well, the star has remerged. On Wednesday, Ms. Williams posted a video announcing the name of her baby girl. Her new addition’s name is Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. She shares the same name as her father, who also happens to be the co-founder of Reddit, Alexis Ohanian. Though many wanted to see her play, she chose to sit out the rest of the 2017 season for obvious reasons. She does, however, continue to practice. The tennis phenom is preparing for when she returns to the court in 2018.
Serena Williams Gives Birth To Baby Girl
In the New York Times report on the birth, they did not know how some player chooses to return not too longer after having their babies. Also, that they were still high contenders in the sport. They did, however, note that most of the players were a bit younger than Serena. So far, she is the oldest tennis player to have a baby and return to the sport. But in the same breath, she has always been one to break boundaries, and overcome obstacles like none other.
Retrospectively, there are plenty of celebrity children who have taken on their parents monikers. For example, Will Smith and Jada-Pinket Smith children’s’ names are Willow and Jaden. Also, Iman Shumpert, who plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers gave his daughter his name as well. Maybe it’s for the best that little Alexis didn’t get her mom’s name after all. Having the Serena comes with a lot of pressure, especially when your mom is the greatest tennis player ever!
To see more images of Alexis Ohanian Jr., be sure to check out Serena’s social media accounts. Recently, on her Instagram account, there are a ton took look at. She documents the birth of her child through the pictures.