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Serena Williams Adorably Plays Tennis With 2-Year-Old Daughter Alexis Olympia

Serena Williams is raising the next big tennis pro!

The 38-year-old athlete shared adorable pictures and photos alongside her 2-year-old daughter Alexis Olympia out at a tennis court on Thursday (July 2) on her Instagram.

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The two dressed up in matching purple athletic outfits, and Alexis was seen crouching down just like her mother – even giving her a high five!

“Caption this (MUST SWIPE RIGHT),” Serena wrote.

“I just love her and you too much! If this gets any cuter I will NOT LIVE!” her sister Venus Williams commented, while her husband Alexis Ohanian wrote: “Six pack baby stroooooong ❤️.”

Serena confirmed that she’ll be playing at this tennis championship amid the pandemic.

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Serena Williams Confirms She's Playing in US Open 2020

We got word that the 2020 US Open tennis championship would be happening this year – with major precautions – and now, Serena Williams is confirming she will compete!

“So this announcement has been on my mind all day, but ultimately I really cannot wait to return in New York and play the U.S. Open 2020,” Serena said in a video. “I feel like the USTA is going to do a really good job of ensuring everything is amazing and everything is perfect and everyone is safe. It’s going to be exciting. It’s been over six months since a lot of us have played professional tennis.”

“I’ll certainly miss the fans, don’t get me wrong, just being out there and that New York crowd and hear everyone cheer,” Serena added, noting that they will be playing to empty stadiums.. “I’ll really miss that and getting me through some of those tough matches. But, this is crazy. I’m excited.”

Find out more about the precautions being taken. The tournament kicks off in August.

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Serena Williams & Husband Alexis Ohanian Have Open Discussion About Him Stepping Down From Reddit Board

Serena Williams had an open discussion alongside her husband, Alexis Ohanian, about his decision to step down from the Reddit board to make room for a Black candidate.

During their IGTV chat, the married couple revealed that she actually had nothing to do with his decision.

“A lot of people might think I told you to do something, or I forced you — ” Serena shared. “He doesn’t listen to me, ever.”

Alexis confirmed that his exit has a lot to do with their daughter, Olympia.

“I thought about what I could do beyond a social media post, beyond a donation,” he said. “We need diversity at the highest levels of business now more than ever. Once I realized why I needed to do it, it became very easy.”

Alexis continued, “I thought about what those dollars could do for a community that has clearly suffered for far too long, and that I with my power and my influence and my privilege want to do something meaningful to start to show a change. To make a better world for Olympia.”

“One of the things that really broke me at some point in the last week, I was looking at Olympia, she’s 2½ now, and she is such a pure, just blank canvas,” he went on. “She only knows love. There is not an ounce of hate in her body…at some point, Olympia is going to have to have a talk with you, a talk with us, but especially a talk with you, about how she’s going to have to work that much harder, how she’s going to have to deal with this much more, that pisses me off.”

Alexis added, turning to Serena, “I’m sitting here like, if I’m this pissed off just now, how have you been able to endure your entire life? How have generations of black Americans been able to endure your entire life? Because If I’m just getting this mad right now, I wouldn’t be able to function.”

Serena shared how proud she was of Alexis for stepping down from his position just a few days ago.

Watch their open discussion below:

Serena Williams Reacts To Husband Alexis Ohanian Stepping Down From Reddit Board

Serena Williams is one proud wife.

The 38-year-old tennis great shared her reaction to husband Alexis Ohanian stepping down from the Reddit board this afternoon.

If you missed it, Alexis announced his decision to step down from the board earlier in the day, saying, that “I have resigned as a member of the reddit board, I have urged them to fill my seat with a black candidate, and I will use future gains on my Reddit stock to serve the black community, chiefly to curb racial hate, and I’m starting with a pledge of $1M to Colin Kaepernick’s Know Your Rights Camp.”

Alexis expressed how his decision is based on what his and Serena’s daughter, Olympia would ask what he did to fight racial injustice.

Serena took to Twitter later, saying that Olympia would be proud of her dad.

“Having diverse views on any boards is important. So proud of you Alexis,” Serena wrote. “I know Olympia will be too.”

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Serena Williams' Response to a Meghan Markle Question Is Getting Some Attention!

Serena Williams and her sister Venus did a live video chat with model Naomi Campbell, where she was asked about her BFF Meghan Markle.

Naomi asked Serena if she was happy her BFF had moved to America, referring to Meghan and Prince Harry now residing in the Los Angeles area with their nearly one-year-old son Archie.

Serena responded, “I don’t know what you’re talking about, don’t know nothing about that,” Serena said, making everyone laugh in the chat.

“Never seen her, never heard of her, don’t know her…” she continued, with many referencing Mariah Carey‘s iconic “I don’t know her” meme.

Serena then started whistling, and Naomi couldn’t help but laugh.

So there you have it!

This isn’t the first time Serena has been asked about her friend, the Duchess. Find out what she previously shared!

Serena Williams Will Spend the Next Six Weeks in 'Solitude'

Serena Williams has announced that she will be spending the next six weeks in isolation.

The 38-year-old tennis star plans on spending time with her family, including husband Alexis Ohanian and two-year-old daughter Olympia, while staying safe from the coronavirus.

“Spending the next 6 weeks in solitude. Being a wife. Being a mom. Cooking. Cleaning. Spring cleaning. Face mask. Makeup tutorials. I’ll let you know how it goes…. stay safe everyone. This is serious. 🙏🏿,” Serena wrote on her Instagram account.

See all of the celebrities who have been diagnosed with coronavirus so far.

Serena Williams Says Her Heroes Have Changed After Becoming A Mother & Here's Why!

Now that she’s a mother, Serena Williams has a new way of thinking.

During the New York Fashion Week presentation of her jet set-inspired collection for her S by Serena clothing line on Wednesday (February 12), the 38-year-old tennis pro sat down for an intimate conversation with Anna Wintour, where she talked about how becoming a mother to her 2-year-old daughter Olympia has changed the way she approaches work and life.

“Being a mom is super important, but also being a leader so my daughter can look at me and say, ‘This is what my mom did,’” Serena expressed (via Time). “I aspire to do that and I want to be better… it’s really important to me to inspire the next generation because that’s what the future is.”

“My heroes have changed… after having a child, my heroes are moms because women are superheroes,” Serena continued. “To have a baby and then have to go to work two or three weeks later or work a 9-5… I’m fortunate to not have to do that.”

“I’m at a loss for words when I think of women who work day in and day out, providing for their families, when I know how hard it is for me to leave my daughter. I never felt that way until I became a mom,” Serena concluded. “I think women need to be recognized.”

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