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Serena Williams daughter’s name is sweet nod to Australia

Serena Williams is still basking in the joys of motherhood one month after giving. 

And the tennis star recently revealed a ‘fun fact’ about her baby Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr.’s name.

The 36-year-old champion athlete took to Twitter this week to tell fans that Alexis’ name is a sweet nod to Australia. 

 

‘Fun fact’: Serena Williams reveals her daughter’s name is a sweet nod to Australia…as her newborn Alexis Olympia turns one-month-old

‘Fun fact my daughters initials are AO as in the Aussie open she won with me @AustralianOpen,’ Serena wrote, with the tweet getting over a 100,000 likes.  

Serena was pregnant when she won her 23rd grand slam at the Australian Open in January. 

The star added: ‘I’m having a hard time posting about anything that does not involve Alexis Olympia or something to do with her.’

Sharing details with fans: 'Fun fact my daughters initials are AO as in the Aussie open she won with me @AustralianOpen,' Serena wrote, with the tweet getting over a 100,000 likes

Sharing details with fans: ‘Fun fact my daughters initials are AO as in the Aussie open she won with me @AustralianOpen,’ Serena wrote, with the tweet getting over a 100,000 likes

Champion: Serena was pregnant when she won her 23rd grand slam at the Australian Open in January (pictured at the event)

Champion: Serena was pregnant when she won her 23rd grand slam at the Australian Open in January (pictured at the event)

Family: Serena welcomed Alexis Olympia on September one, and shares the adorable tot with fiance and Reddit co-founder, Alexis Ohanian, 34

Family: Serena welcomed Alexis Olympia on September one, and shares the adorable tot with fiance and Reddit co-founder, Alexis Ohanian, 34

Serena welcomed Alexis Olympia on September one, and shares the adorable tot with fiance and Reddit co-founder, Alexis Ohanian, 34.

Before giving birth, Serena spoke to Vogue about her guesses on the baby’s gender, and spoke about the Australian Open.

She revealed that her and her man decided not to find out their baby’s gender before the birth. 

Opening up: She recently revealed that her and her man decided not to find out their baby's gender before the birth

Opening up: She recently revealed that her and her man decided not to find out their baby’s gender before the birth

Serena told Vogue she has a ‘strong suspicion that it’s a girl,’ while Alexis thought it was going to be a baby boy. 

‘Two weeks after we found out [about the pregnancy], I played the Australian Open,’ she said. 

‘I told Alexis it has to be a girl because I was playing in 100-degree weather, and that baby never gave me any trouble. Ride or die. Women are tough that way.’ 

New parents: Serena told Vogue she has a 'strong suspicion that it's a girl,' while Alexis thought it was going to be a baby boy

New parents: Serena told Vogue she has a ‘strong suspicion that it’s a girl,’ while Alexis thought it was going to be a baby boy

 

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