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Serena Williams gives birth to baby girl

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Posted at 4:17 PM, Sep 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-01 17:33:53-04

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.