Serena expecting baby girl


June 01, 2017
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Serena Williams is expecting a baby girl. The 35-year-old tennis champion is currently expecting her first child with her fiance, Alexis Ohanian, and though she previously insisted she would be keeping the sex of the tot a surprise, her sister, Venus Williams, has now let it slip that she wants the baby to be named after her.

Referring to the baby as 'she', Venus told Eurosport: "I want to be known as the favourite aunt.

"We're all like, baby V, baby Lyn, baby Isha. We all want the baby to be named after us."

Serena who also has half sisters, Yetunde, Lyndrea and Isha recently admitted she was keeping the gender of her baby a surprise.

She said: "We're waiting. [It's] a surprise. We call it 'baby.'"

The professional tennis player also said the duo aren't panicking just yet, as they "have time" to prepare themselves before the baby is born.

Alexis, meanwhile, said the couple are feeling "really good" about the pregnancy.