Serena, who turns 36 in September, became engaged last December to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. As Tracy Austin pointed out on Tennis Channel during the Monte Carlo Open, Williams was probably pregnant when she won the Australian Open over older sister Venus in January. Now Serena will miss the remainder of 2017, including the French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open, and it remains unclear if she’ll come back and win more Grand Slam titles.
Serena Williams is expecting!The GOAT took to Snapchat to announce that she is 20 weeks pregnant. (via @serenawilliams/Snapchat) pic.twitter.com/7O9ub0VWVK — espnW (@espnW) April 19, 2017
She has 23 Majors, one more than Steffi Graf’s Open-Era record of 22, and one shy of Margaret Court’s all-time 24. Roger Federer, the father of four children, missed six months after Wimbledon in 2016 and has come back to win the Australian Open, Indian Wells and Miami in 2017. Follow Adam Zagoria on Twitter And like ZAGS on Facebook