Serena Williams confirms pregnancy

Serena Williams

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!”

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.

Wefornews Bureau

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