The 35-year-old tennis star announced in December that she was engaged to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. Her engagement news left many wondering about her future in tennis but in January she showed them that she is boss by winning the Australian Open, capturing her 23rd major singles title without dropping a set, regaining the No1 ranking.
Naturally social media was in frenzy some sending congratulatory messages, some shocked and some, well just having fun by sharing the news.
Here are some of the best reactions
Actress Pearl Thusi, who is in New York asked her Sports Anchor boyfriend, Robert Marawa who is a huge fan of Serena if he is okay after hearing the news.
I'm sorry babe... just found out Serena is pregnant. You ok? @robertmarawa 😢💔— PEARL THUSI (@PearlThusi) April 19, 2017
@PearlThusi Must have been that "LEMONADE" they both had on-set the video shoot!!— robertmarawa (@robertmarawa) April 19, 2017
Flippen contagious!! 🍼🍼
Serena Williams was pregnant when she won the Australia Open in Jan. but I cant even get out of bed when I'm on my period. Sis is superwoman— Taryn Finley (@_TARYNitUP) April 19, 2017
Serena Williams: Im pregnant— Glazed Honeybun (@DavinaAgawu) April 19, 2017
Black men: how could she betray us like this 😪 we lost another queen
Us: but yall called her a man.....
Media: Serena Williams announces she's 20 weeks pregnant— TheShadeRoom (@TheShadeRoom) April 19, 2017
Beyoncè and Serena Williams were both in the Sorry video dancing encouraging us to leave our men and now they're both pregnant. Bet.— K (@SportsUnicorn) April 19, 2017
Wait, so y'all telling me Serena Williams won the Australian Open Jan 28th while pregnant!? She better get prize money for TWO!! pic.twitter.com/4cKjeASoBE— Emmanuel Acho (@thEMANacho) April 19, 2017
How the rest of the tennis world responded when they heard Serena was pregnant & they wouldn't have to compete against her for a minute. pic.twitter.com/9T0PyqiXxe— Matthew A. Cherry (@MatthewACherry) April 19, 2017