Serena Williams Confirms Pregnancy With Snapchat Post Wednesday April 19,2017
Serena Williams is expecting a baby this year her spokesperson confirmed Wednesday April 19,2017,hours after the tennis great hinted at the news in a Snapchat post.
"I'm happy to confirm Serena is expecting a baby this Fall," Los Angeles-based publicist Kelly Bush Novak said in a statement.
While Williams won't play again this year, "she looks forward to returning in 2018
But the post was quickly taken down, lending an air of mystery to its meaning.
"The GOAT herself @serenawilliams took to Snapchat to announce she's 20 weeks pregnant! Congratulations Serena!" the US Tennis Association, organizers of the US Open which Williams has won six times tweeted, using the acronym for "Greatest Of All Time".
But the Women's Tennis Association deleted a congratulatory tweet and acknowledged in a statement they had not had confirmation of the news.
It was hours before they could tweet: "It's official! @SerenaWilliams and @AlexisOhanian are expecting a baby this fall."
In December 2016, Serena Williams announced her engagement to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, first sharing that news on the Reddit social media site.