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Serena Williams shares first photos of daughter Alexis Olympia | Sport

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Serena Williams has released the first images of her newborn daughter Alexis.

The 23-time grand slam singles champion gave birth on 1 September, and announced on Wednesday that she and her fiance, Alexis Ohanian, have named their daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr.

Williams posted a picture on her Instagram page showing her cradling her daughter while the couple also shared a video charting the tennis champion’s pregnancy.

A video from Serena Williams and her fiance, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, announcing the birth of their daughter.

The video shows Williams training throughout the year, winning the Australian Open while eight weeks pregnant, and finishes by announcing Alexis’s name, date of birth and weight.

In the video, Williams says there were “a lot of complications” but does not elaborate.

Last week her coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, said a longer recovery could potentially affect her hopes of returning to the tour in time to defend her Australian Open…



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