Serena Williams Gives Birth: Sources

Tennis star reportedly a new mom to baby girl
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 1, 2017 3:49 PM CDT
Serena Williams Gives Birth: Sources
In this Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 file photo, United States' Serena Williams makes a backhand return to her sister Venus during the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia.   (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)

(Newser) – Multiple sources tell outlets including Us, E!, and ETOnline Serena Williams has given birth to her first child at a hospital in Florida. The tennis champ, 35, was expecting the baby with her fiance, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, 34. Though the couple has yet to confirm the news, Beyonce appeared to, with an Instagram post congratulating Williams. Some outlets are reporting the baby is a girl and that both mom and baby are doing well. (Read more Serena Williams stories.)

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