Serena Williams gives birth to baby girl

Posted at 5:17 PM, Sep 01, 2017

Tennis star Serena Williams has given birth to a baby girl, multiple outlets report.

Williams and husband Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit, welcomed their daughter Friday afternoon at a hospital in Florida Friday afternoon.

This is Williams' first child.

Williams accidentally announced her pregnancy earlier this year when she accidentally posted a public Snapchat with the caption "20 weeks." She later confirmed her pregnancy in an Instagram post that contained a letter to her daughter.

The United States Tennis Association congratulated Serena in a tweet. 



Pop star Beyonce also congratulated Williams with an Instagram post.



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More on this as it develops.