Tennis icon, Serena Williams has welcomed her second child, a baby girl, her husband announced on social media.
“Welcome, Adira River Ohanian,” Williams’ husband Alexis Ohanian shared on X, formerly known as Twitter, Tuesday afternoon.
“I’m grateful to report our house is teaming with love: a happy & healthy newborn girl and a happy & healthy mama. Feeling grateful,” he added.
He praised his wife, 41, saying, “you’ve now given me another incomparable gift — you’re the GMOAT” meaning “Greatest mother of all time.”
He shared photos of Williams beaming holding her newborn with Ohanian and their 5-year-old daughter Olympia.
“Thanks to all the amazing medical staff who took care of my wife & our daughter I’ll never forget the moment I introduced @olympiaohanian to her baby sister,” he wrote.
He concluded with a Bible verse that read: “Your peace would have been like a river, your well-being like the waves of the sea.”
The decorated tennis star announced in a Vogue essay last August that she was planning to retire from tennis and focus on growing her family.
“I have never liked the word retirement,” Williams wrote. “Maybe the best word to describe what I’m up to is evolution.”
“These days, if I have to choose between building my tennis résumé and building my family, I choose the latter,” she added.
Williams was also vocal about her health challenges after giving birth to her daughter Olympia in 2017.
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