Serena Williams reveals daughter's initials stand for 'Aussie Open'

Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. is a nod to the baby girl's first grand slam title while mum Serena Williams was two months pregnant.

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Serena Williams has revealed there is more to her daughter's name than meets the eye.

Williams gave birth to Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. on September 1 and was pregnant when she won her 23rd grand slam at the Australian Open in January.

In a series of tweets, the 36-year-old claimed the fact her baby shares her initials with the Melbourne event is no accident.


"I'm having a hard time posting about anything that does not involve Alexis Olympia or something to do with her," she confessed.

"Fun fact: My daughter's initials are AO as in the Aussie Open she won with me."

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