21st of April 2017

Serena Williams is 20 weeks pregnant

Serena Williams, the most successful female tennis player in the Open era, is pregnant - just 12 weeks after winning a record 23rd Grand Slam singles title. (The Australian Open).

The American, now 35 is due to give birth in the autumn, says her representative.

The world number two posted a message of herself posing in the mirror with the message "20 weeks" before deleting it. Serena posted the message on the social media app, Snapchat.

This means Serena won the 2017 Australian Open, whilst 8 weeks pregnant.

Serena wins the 2017 Australian Open. Her 23rd Grand Slam title. She has now won more Grand Slams than anyone else in the Open-era.