New Delhi, April 20: World’s no. two tennis star Serena Williams is pregnant, due to give birth in the autumn, says her representative.
The 36 years old posted a picture on social media app Snapchat, posing in a mirror with the short-lived selfie with caption: “20 weeks”.
Williams will miss the rest of the season, not playing since the Australian Open, suffering a knee injury.
The news would suggest that Serena won the Australian Open while roughly eight weeks into her pregnancy.
US Open Tennis responded to Williams’ message by saying: “Serena Williams will have a new pride and joy to hug and call her own soon! Congratulations on the exciting baby announcement!”
There's gonna be a baby GOAT ….. We are so happy, and we know @serenawilliams will be a great mother
— andyroddick (@andyroddick) April 20, 2017
Williams, who announced her engagement to the co-founder of community news and chat site Reddit, Alexis Ohanian, in December.
Recently, she picked the best female player of the Open era.