Serena Williams World number two confirmed her Pregnancy in Snapchat post posing picture in a mirror with the message 20 weeks. Serena Williams who won the record 23rd Grand slam in Australia around 12 weeks ago and she will miss the rest of the season which includes three grand Slams- Wimbledon, french Open and US open. The confirmation came hours after Williams, because of recapture to the No. 1 world positioning one week from now, set off a day of furious theory with a fleeting selfie posted on Snapchat- posturing for a photograph in a yellow one-piece swimsuit on Snapchat with the caption: “20 weeks.”
Williams deleted the photograph soon after it showed up and held up over six hours to make any open comment, stoking debate among tennis fans about whether of whether she was joking.
“I’m happy to confirm Serena is expecting a baby this fall,” Los Angeles-based marketing specialist Kelly Bush Novak said.
Bush Novak revealed to Reuters that Williams planned to sit out the rest of the 2017 season and return one year from now.
Williams, the world’s highest paid female athlete, announced her engagement to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian last December.
Days ago she appeared to subdue theory about approaching motherhood with an Instagram post lauding a recently published guidebook for new moms by previous Destiny’s Child singer Kelly Rowland, including the subtitle: “One of nowadays I would like to apply this (yet for the time being I’ll adhere to my dog Chip).”In the event that Williams is surely 20 weeks into her term, that would mean she was around two months pregnant when she captured her record 23rd Grand Slam tournament singles title at the Australian Open in January.
Her victory over older sister Venus Williams broke a tie with Steffi Graf for the most Grand Slam singles titles in the sport’s modern era . Serena Williams has not played from that point forward, refering to a knee injury.