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Welcoming the Newest Addition to the Williams Family: Serena and Alexis’ Baby Girl


The tennis world was abuzz once again with the arrival of a new member of the Williams family. Serena Williams, the powerhouse tennis player, welcomed her second child, a baby girl, with husband Alexis Ohanian. The couple announced the good news on their social media accounts, sharing some details about the new addition. Here are some things you need to know about the newest member of the Williams family.

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1. The Baby’s Name is Olympia

Serena and Alexis named their baby girl Olympia, which means “mountain of the gods” in Greek. According to the couple, they chose the name because they wanted a strong and unique name for their daughter.

2. Olympia was Born on September 1

Serena gave birth to Olympia on September 1, 2017, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Florida. Olympia weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces at birth, and was 19 inches long.


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3. Serena’s Pregnancy was Uncomplicated

Serena’s pregnancy was relatively uncomplicated, despite her history of blood clots. The tennis superstar had to take a break from her career to focus on her pregnancy as she was also committed to having a healthy and stress-free pregnancy. She was also open in discussing her challenges with postpartum depression in her bid to raise awareness about the issue.

4. Olympia has an Older Sister

Olympia has an older sister, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr, who was born in 2017. Serena and Alexis Ohanian tied the knot in a star-studded ceremony in November 2017, just a few months after Olympia’s birth.

5. Serena is Back in Action

Serena’s comeback after giving birth has been nothing less than inspiring. Despite going through a difficult birth and suffering from postpartum depression, the tennis superstar has continued to dominate the courts, finishing as a Grand Slam finalist both in Wimbledon and the US Open in 2018. With her passion for tennis and unmatched determination, Serena is surely an inspiration to all young moms.


Serena Williams is not just a world-renowned athlete, but also a mom who continues to inspire countless women around the world. The arrival of her baby girl, Olympia, is another milestone in her life, and we are glad to see her thriving both as a parent and as a professional athlete. Congratulations to the Williams family on their latest bundle of joy!