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Serena Williams introduces daughter on social media

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Serena Williams revealed her baby girl’s name on Wednesday, using an Instagram story to take her fans through her pregnancy.

Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. was born Sept. 1. Williams is engaged to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian.

“So we’re leaving the hospital after six, seven days,” Williams said in one of the Instagram clips. “It’s been a long time, but we had a lot of complications, but look who we got — we got a baby girl.”

The girl already has an Instagram — @OlympiaOhanian — tagged by her dad in a post.

In Olympic history, one Olympian went by the name “Olympia,” according to Olympic historians. That’s Australian rower Olympia Aldersey, who placed seventh in Rio in the eight event. Just something to remember for, say, 25 years down the road.

Williams, 35, has said that she hopes to return from pregnancy to defend her Australian Open title in January. She is one victory away from tying Margaret Court‘s record of 24 Grand Slam singles titles.

Williams’ Instagram story began with a sonogram image revealing her pregnancy.

It also included a clip of her carrying the Australian Open trophy, won in January, with the caption, “No one knows I’m 8 weeks pregnant.”

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Serena Williams welcomes first child

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Serena Williams gave birth to a baby girl on Friday, sister Venus Williams confirmed to ESPN at the US Open.

The four-time Olympic gold medalist and her fiancé, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, have yet to reveal the name.

Williams, 35, has said that she hopes to return from pregnancy to defend her Australian Open title in January. She is one victory away from tying Margaret Court‘s record of 24 Grand Slam singles titles.

She has not committed to pursuing the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, when she will be 38 and older than any previous Olympic singles player.

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Serena Williams eyes Australian Open return after pregnancy

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Serena Williams hopes to return from pregnancy (due date by the end of the summer) to defend her Australian Open title in January, according to Vogue.

“It’s the most outrageous plan,” Williams said, according to the report. “I just want to put that out there. That’s, like, three months after I give birth. I’m not walking anything back, but I’m just saying it’s pretty intense.”

Williams, a four-time Olympic gold medalist, won her 23rd Grand Slam singles title last January and, two months later, said she played that event while about two months pregnant.

Williams, 35, is already the oldest Grand Slam women’s singles champion in the Open Era. That’s by virtue not of her 2017 Australian Open title but of her 2016 Wimbledon crown.

She hopes to pass Margaret Court‘s record of 24 Grand Slaim singles titles, though Court won the majority of her events before the Open Era began in 1968.

“In this game you can go dark fast,” Williams said, according to the report. “If I lose, and I lose again, it’s like, she’s done. Especially since I’m not 20 years old. I’ll tell you this much: I won’t win less. Either I win, or I don’t play.”

As for another Olympics?

“I can’t promise that … Tokyo 2020 is a lot,” Williams said on Japanese TV on Jan. 28 after winning the Australian Open, while knowing she was already, secretly, two months pregnant.

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