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Serena Williams Covers Vogue US With Baby Alexis Olympia

Published: Wednesday 10th Jan 2018 by Sam

Serena Williams celebrates motherhood in the February issue Vogue Magazine.

The tennis ace beams with her adorable daughter Alexis Olympia a-front of the fashion bible.

Within its inner-pages, she glows in a full shoot lensed by Mario Testino.

Williams, who married Reddit co-founder in November, poses it up with her bae, baby, and family in the stunning feature.

She also opens up about how she’s adapting to being a mom.

Peep more pics and quotes after the jump…


On Wanting To Be With Her Daughter All The Time:

“We’re not spending a day apart until she’s eighteen!

Now that I’m 36 and I look at my baby, I remember that this was also one of my goals when I was little, before tennis took over, when I was still kind of a normal girl who played with dolls. Oh, my God, I loved my dolls. [Sings] I love the way you make me feel You’re so real.”

On Emotional Roller-Coaster Of Motherhood:

“Sometimes I get really down and feel like, Man, I can’t do this. It’s that same negative attitude I have on the court sometimes. I guess that’s just who I am. No one talks about the low moments—the pressure you feel, the incredible letdown every time you hear the baby cry. I’ve broken down I don’t know how many times. Or I’ll get angry about the crying, then sad about being angry, and then guilty, like, Why do I feel so sad when I have a beautiful baby? The emotions are insane.”


On Sister Venus:

“I know that her career might have been different if she had had my health. I know how hard she works. I hate playing her because she gets this look on her face where she just looks sad if she’s losing. Solemn. It breaks my heart. So when I play her now, I absolutely don’t look at her, because if she gets that look, then I’ll start feeling bad, and the next thing you know I’ll be losing. I think that’s when the turning point came in our rivalry, when I stopped looking at her.”


On Her Life & Career Goals Moving Forward:

“To be honest, there’s something really attractive about the idea of moving to San Francisco (home of Reddit) and just being a mom.

But not yet.

Maybe this goes without saying, but it needs to be said in a powerful way: I absolutely want more Grand Slams. I’m well aware of the record books, unfortunately. It’s not a secret that I have my sights on 25.

And actually, I think having a baby might help. When I’m too anxious I lose matches, and I feel like a lot of that anxiety disappeared when Olympia was born. Knowing I’ve got this beautiful baby to go home to makes me feel like I don’t have to play another match. I don’t need the money or the titles or the prestige. I want them, but I don’t need them. That’s a different feeling for me.

I’ve been playing tennis since before my memories started. At my age, I see the finish line. And when you see the finish line, you don’t slow down. You speed up.”

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  1. Fancy BISH January 10, 2018

    Awwww #QueenSerena

  2. Bam January 10, 2018

    A true Amazon!

  3. Kennedy January 10, 2018

    Omg, I just love her! So beautiful, pictures and all.

  4. JOHNVIDAL January 10, 2018

    Vegan goodness, wealth and health. Go!!!

  5. StarXavi January 10, 2018

    beautiful!

  6. Your Name January 10, 2018

    I love me some Serena Williams! She has a beautiful family and I like how she kept it REAL when speaking about motherhood. LEGEND!!!!

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