In the week leading up to her domination of the Australian Open, Serena Williams took six pregnancy tests to confirm something that was then unthinkable. She won her 23rd Grand Slam singles title with her new little one growing inside her, anyway.
“[I] did a double take and my heart dropped. Like literally dropped,” Williams, 35, told Vanity Fair in her cover story for the magazine’s August issue. Williams thought: “Oh my God, this can’t be – I’ve got to play a tournament. How am I going to play the Australian Open? I had planned on winning in Wimbledon this year.”
In April, the tennis legend nearly broke the Internet when she accidentally announced that she and her fiancé Alexis Ohanian are expecting their first child.
She and the 34-year-old Reddit co-founder opened up about their love story to the magazine, with Williams revealing the moment she handed Ohanian a paper bag containing half-a-dozen positive pregnancy tests.
“If you would have told me last year in October or…
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