Serena Williams Delivers Healthy Baby Girl: Report

Updated Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, 4:34 p.m. EDT: Congratulations are in order to tennis legend Serena Williams and her fiance, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. They welcomed their first child on Friday, according to reports.

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Citing sources at the St. Mary’s Medical Center, WPBF-25 news producer Chris Shepherd announced on Twitter that Williams had given birth to a baby girl weighing 6 pounds 13 ounces.

We can’t wait to see pictures of this super bundle of joy and legend in the making.

Earlier:

Tennis legend Serena Williams’ little bundle of joy is on his or her way: A reporter has confirmed that the star is in labor at St. Mary’s Medical Center.

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CBS12 reports that Williams, who had been sharing gorgeous baby-belly shots with her fans on Instagram up until last week, checked into the hospital Wednesday with the entire first floor cleared. No one can get in without going through security, the report notes.

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Williams, who is engaged to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, was reportedly induced Thursday night.

No news on when the little champ is finally expected to arrive, but hopefully Mom and baby will have an uneventful and safe delivery.

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I’m so happy for her. She has endured so much shit. So many people just saying the most degrading things about her and her womanhood. Not to mention Drake acting fooolish. People just coming at her for every reason. And she just kept winning. Prayers and blessings on the new family. MUAH!