The American professional tennis player Serena Williams who is engaged to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, welcomes baby girl the first child .
The former world number one tennis player by Women’s Tennis Association, her coach Patrick Mouratoglou said on Twitter on Friday.
The world number three Garbine Muguruza said “A baby girl? Well, I hope she doesn’t play tennis,” with a smile during a news conference.
Both couple are yet to confirm the birth themselves but Serena’s coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, tweeted: “I am so happy for you and I feel your emotion.” he said.
The news has delighted the tennis world, with Rafa Nadal among the first to tweet his congratulations.
“Tennis star player Serena Williams gives birth to a baby girl weighing 6 pounds, 13 ounces. Mom and baby doing well,” WPBF-25 news producer, Chris Shepherd also announced on Twitter.
The new mom was induced on Thursday night and she gave birth today.