Serena Williams appears to be on cloud nine as she enjoys a romantic babymoon with her fiancé Alexis Ohanian. The tennis star, who confirmed that she is pregnant with her first child in a Snapchat post last week, has jetted off for a break in Mexico where she has been relaxing on the beach as well as doing some sightseeing.
The couple have been holidaying on the Mexican Riviera for the past week. Serena has been sharing a few snapshots from the getaway on Instagram, including a photo of Alexis holding her on the beach, both grinning broadly. "My only regret is not pointing my toe sorry coach Garry," Serena captioned the photo.
Serena Williams explored the Mayan ruins in Tulum, Mexico
In another photo the mum-to-be can be seen gazing out to sea as she joins her fiancé at the Mayan ruins in Tulum. Hinting at her life-changing year as she prepares to become a mother, Serena captioned the post with the quote: "With great power comes great responsibility".
The tennis champion shared this selfie along with a heartfelt letter to her baby
It appears the trip has provided Serena with the opportunity to reflect on the prospect of becoming a mother, and on Monday she posted a photo of herself on the beach along with a heartfelt letter to her unborn child. The tennis champion, 35, described her pregnancy as the "best feeling" as she revealed she has moved back to the number one spot on the newest WTA rankings. Alongside a picture of herself cradling her blossoming bump, she wrote: "My Dearest Baby, You gave me the strength I didn't know I had. You taught me the true meaning of serenity and peace."
Serena Williams has been relaxing on the beach in Mexico
She added: "I can't wait to meet you. I can't wait for you to join the players box next year. But most importantly, I am so happy to share being number one in the world with you.... once again today. On @alexisohanian bday. From the world's oldest number one to the world's youngest number one. -Your mummy." [sic] Serena announced her pregnancy via Snapchat last week, after sharing a selfie in a yellow swimsuit which showed off her baby bump. In the caption, she simply wrote, "20 weeks". Serena's spokesperson has since told New York Times that the pregnant star will miss the 2017 season, but plans to return in 2018.
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