Serena Williams Shares Photo of Daughter Alexis on Instagram

Mike Chiari@mikechiariFeatured ColumnistSeptember 13, 2017

FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2017, file photo, Serena Williams holds up a finger and her trophy after defeating her sister, Venus, in the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia. Williams wants to help diversify the tech industry now that she is joining a Silicon Valley boardroom for the first time. Online poll taking service SurveyMonkey announced Williams’ appointment to its board on Wednesday, May 24, along with Intuit CEO Brad Smith. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
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On Wednesday, tennis legend Serena Williams posted the first public photo of her newborn baby girl.

Serena also revealed the baby's full name of Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr.:

Serena and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian welcomed their daughter to the world Sept. 1.

Per TMZ, Serena said there were "a lot of complications" that resulted in her and Alexis having to stay in the hospital for a week. She remained in good spirits, though, saying: "Look what we got! A baby girl!"

Along with the photo, Ohanian released a video chronicling Serena's pregnancy and the eventual birth of Alexis:

Alexis, Williams' first child, already has a unique distinction.

Serena, 35, won the Australian Open earlier this year—while pregnant. She went on to miss the rest of the tennis season and is sitting at 23 career Grand Slam singles titles.

While Williams is currently focused on motherhood, she told Rob Haskell of Vogue in August she hopes to return to tennis in time for the 2018 Australian Open in January.

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