Serena Williams is pregnant!
The tennis legend shared the happy news on Snapchat, by posting – and then quickly deleting – a photo of herself in a yellow one-piece swimsuit. The 35-year-old’s mirror selfie featured a simple, but very telling, caption: “20 weeks”.
Williams is in a relationship with Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, and the notably private couple took everyone by surprise when they announced their engagement in December. One of the greatest athletes in the world will return to the world No.1 spot on Monday, but this is set to be a short-lived reign.
Last month, Williams skipped Indian Wells and Miami, citing a left knee injury. Considering the baby announcement, she is set to miss the rest of the tennis season, including Wimbledon.
Still, it’s been an incredible few months for Williams, who now holds the record for the most Grand Slam titles of any player in the Open Era, after winning her 23rd at January’s Australian Open. This also means that the tennis champ was pregnant at the time of the historic match, and people are beyond impressed: