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Serena Williams is now a mom of two.
The legendary tennis star and her husband, Alexis Ohanian, introduced the delivery of their second daughter with movies and pictures on Tuesday. The newborn’s identify is Adira River and comes almost six years after the delivery of the couple’s first daughter, Alexis Olympia.
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Ohanian not too long ago spoke with People concerning the variations in making ready for his or her second baby.
“We’re not first-time mother and father anymore. I really feel extra assured about having a new child, all of these issues that I simply had zero confidence about with Olympia as a result of I would by no means even been round infants at that time in my life,” he mentioned. “We’re additionally clearly taking each precaution and doing every thing we are able to to ensure every thing goes easily for Serena.”
Ohanian added that Olympia, who turns six subsequent month, absolutely embraced the expertise of changing into an enormous sister.
“Nobody’s extra excited than her,” he mentioned. “She’s been wanting this. She’s been praying and asking about this for fairly a while, so she’s very prepared.”
It was almost a 12 months in the past that Williams ended her legendary tennis profession, as she advised Vogue final August that she was “evolving away” from the game. Her profession concluded within the third spherical of the 2022 U.S. Open the next month, shedding in three units to Ajla Tomljanović.
Williams ended her profession with an Open Period-record 23 Grand Slam titles. She is extensively thought to be the best tennis participant of all time, and there is a probability her daughters observe in her footsteps. Olympia has already been seen on the courtroom training along with her mother, so Adira River doubtless will not be too far behind.