0 Pregnant Serena Williams is expecting a baby GIRL, her fellow tennis-ace sister Venus accidentally confirms at the 2017 French Open – despite the mum-to-be saying she wanted it to be a 'surprise' PREGNANT Serena Williams is reportedly having a baby girl – her sister Venus claims. By Nicole Douglas
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Serena, 35, is expecting her first child with her fiancé, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, 33.
And, despite previously saying she wanted to keep her little one’s sex a surprise, it seems her sister Venus had other ideas.
Tennis ace Venus seemingly revealed the news during a post-match interview at the 2017 French Open, where she referred to the unborn child as a "she".
Venus Williams revealed the news at the French Open [Getty]
And, seemingly confirming the baby’s sex even more, she added: "We're a like baby V, baby Lyn, baby Esher, we all want the baby to be named after us."
Serena recently made headlines after confirming she was set to welcome a baby.
Taking to Snapchat, the stunner shared the news with her fans by uploading a picture of her belly.
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Wearing a yellow swimsuit, she posed to the side to flaunt her blossoming figure, writing "20 weeks" in the caption over the photo.
However, Serena admitted her announcement was actually a complete accident.
She revealed she posted the shot before quickly deleting it, but later explained she simply took the picture to track her pregnancy.
Serena Williams is expecting her first child [Getty]
"I was just saving them [for myself]. I’ve been so good about it, but this was the one time it slipped," she confessed.
And the sportswoman recently confessed she and Alexis aren’t planning on finding out the sex of their child.
She told Vogue: "We're waiting. [It's] a surprise. We call it 'baby'."