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Sunday 24th June 2018

Serena Williams Serves Up Details About Her Precious Baby Girl

"Look what we got!"

Serena Williams and her fiancé, Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian, just shared the first picture of their newborn baby daughter. They have also finally revealed her name.

Serena Williams and fiancé Alexis Ohanian are now the parents of a baby girl. (Credit: Wenn)

Born to be a daddy's girl, the baby has been named after her father: Alexis Olympia Ohanian, Jr.

The tiny tot was born on Sept. 1, weighing 6 pounds, 14 ounces.

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Meet Serena's newborn daughter, Alexis! (Credit: Instagram/@serenawilliams)

Serena shared a video about her daughter's first days in the world, covering her journey from first ultrasound to her Australian Grand Slam victory.

We also see Serena and Alexis prepping the baby's nursery, the adoring couple together and, finally, their beautiful baby daughter.

Her Instagram post attracted more than 270,000 likes within an hour of posting.

The happy couple welcomed their first child on Sept. 1. (Credit: Instagram/@serenawilliams)

Serena added that they spent six or seven days in the hospital due to complications, but added, "Look what we got! We got a baby girl - Junior."

The new dad also shared the video on his account, adding, "Welcome, Alexis Olympia Ohanian, Jr., we're so happy to meet you. We made you a video of our adventure so far. Our little girl is already mama's perfect sidekick."

Alexis' mama joked that she was the first baby to win a Grand Slam title, as Serena was already pregnant when she won the Australian Open!

Serena hopes to return to tennis by 2018. (Credit: Instagram/@serenawilliams)

She went on to miss the rest of the tennis season. To date, she has 23 Grand Slam singles titles.

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Speaking to Vogue in August, Serena said she hoped to return to tennis in time for the 2018 Australian Open in January.

In December 2016, Serena used her fiancé's social media platform Reddit to announce their engagement.

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