serena williams goes on maternity break

The mighty queen player of Lawn Tennis, and the 23-time Grand

Slam winner, Serena Williams, who announced her 20 weeks

pregnancy in the internet on Friday, has joined the league of

‘maternity’ today.

Serena Williams of the US celebrates with the championship

trophy during the awards ceremony after her victory against

Venus Williams of the US in the women’s singles final on day 13

of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on

January 28, 2017. / AFP PHOTO

This means that she will not compete for the rest of the 2017

season. She is going to miss Wimbledon, the US Open and the

French Open champ. Her rep confirmed the news to Reuters.

According to her Rep, ”The star athlete is currently engaged to

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. The two are expected to

welcome their first child together in the fall”.

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