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Serena Williams shares first photos of baby girl Alexis

  • Serena Williams posted the first photos of her daughter Alexis on Instagram Wednesday 
  • Alexis Jr. is named after her father and Serena’s fiance, Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian
  • Serena also reveals that the family had to spend six days in the hospital after the birth of Alexis due to complications  

Serena Williams shared a lengthy video of her new daughter on Wednesday morning, along with a video documenting her entire pregnancy.

She posted the lengthy Instagram story almost two weeks after giving birth on September 1, an event she also included in the video.

Serena also revealed that the baby girl is named Alexis Olympia Ohanian, Jr. – just like her father – and that the family had to spend six days in the hospital after her arrival because of complications.

The tennis star appeared to be teasing the upcoming video on Tuesday night when she posted a photo of herself and fiance, writing: ‘… but are you ready?’

Baby girl: Serena Williams posted the first photos of her daughter Alexis on Instagram Wednesday (above)

Baby girl: Serena reveals that the family had to spend six days in the hospital after the birth of Alexis due to complications (above)

Baby girl: Serena reveals that the family had to spend six days in the hospital after the birth of Alexis due to complications (above)

Baby girl: Serena also reveals that the family had to spend six days in the hospital after the birth of Alexis due to complications (Serena and Alexis Jr above)

Bundle of joy: Alexis Jr. is named after her father and Serena's fiance, Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian

Bundle of joy: Alexis Jr. is named after her father and Serena’s fiance, Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian

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