Williams posted on Instagram Monday morning a selfie of herself with her right hand over her stomach explaining how her pregnancy has been life-changing and is happy to share the No. 1 ranking with baby and fiancé Alexis Ohanian, the co-founder of Reddit and a Columbia native. The message also debunked any doubt of her return to the court in 2018.
Her top ranking, though, could be a temporary one. If
Williams’ representative confirmed last week about her pregnancy hours after the tennis star posted and then deleted what appeared to be a baby announcement on Snapchat.
Williams has not played a match since winning the Australian Open in January.
Ohanian took to Instagram on Monday as well, sharing Reddit-inspired avatars of the pregnant couple.