Thursday, 27 June 2019 | 14:58 WIB

Serena Williams Receives Warm Congratulations on Giving Birth to Baby Girl

Serena Williams Receives Warm Congratulations on Giving Birth to Baby Girl (bbc)

FLORIDA, NETRALNEWS.COM -  Former world number one women’s tennis player  Serena Williams has been flooded with congratulations from various circles after giving birth to her first child.

Serena has just been happy with the birth of her first daughter at St. Mary's Medical Center in West Palm Bech, Florida USA.

The official US Open Twitter account tweeted the video with congratulations to the sports champions of tennis players around the world.

Stacey Allaster, chief executive of the United States Tennis Association, said: "Hey Serena, welcome to the best club in the world: being a housewife."

"Can not wait to meet you, a mother, and your precious little baby baby.Congratulations!"

Rafael Nadal, the Spaniard, also did not want to miss. "Congrats Serena! It's great for you!"

35-year-old Serena, engaged to Reddit's Alexis Ohanian, has not competed since winning the Australian Open in January. However, she uploaded a number of videos to social media that showed Serena hitting the ball during pregnancy.

"Congratulations to @SerenWilliams for your baby girl.I'm so excited for you and I feel your emotions," wrote Mouratoglou.

"By the way ... I hope you soon recover ... We have a lot of work," he added.

Serena Williams dominated the sport for a decade and had just one Grand Slam title to match the record of 24 major titles owned by Australian tennis player Margaret Court.