Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. had a winning look at a Kentucky Derby-themed wedding featured in Vogue. The tenacious toddler wore a dusty pink ballerina-inspired ensemble with a soft tulle skirt, delicate fascinator, and ballet pumps.
The consensus in the comments was that “Olympia is too precious.” A follower of the tennis player commented on “how beautiful” the family portrait is but that the toddler is the star. Fans gushed over Olympia’s pose, which one said mirrored her dad’s.
Serena’s Daughter Took after Her Mom & Has Learned to Play Tennis
According to Richard Williams, Serena picked up her first tennis racket when she was three – Olympia is on a similar timeline. The toddler appeared in a promotional clip for Nike where she hilariously missed a serve her mom threw over her shoulder.
Their doctor gave them information that put the 41-year-old’s “mind at ease”
The businesswoman said on a panel in 2022 that her daughter is her buddy and likes everything she does except tennis. She said a few months earlier that her kid was getting tennis lessons because she did not have the patience to teach a beginner. Olympia prefers playing piano and “princes games.”
Serna Williams’s daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr and husband Alexis Ohanian at the Arthur Ash Stadium, during the US Open Tennis Championship 2022, on August 29, 2022, in Flushing, Queens, New York City. | Source: Getty Images
Olympia Prays before Bed to Have a Little Sister, Not a Brother
In an August essay in which Serena bid farewell to competitive tennis on her terms, she opened with a sweet anecdote of Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. whispering to an educational app that she wants to be a big sister when she grows up. She wrote that it’s not an isolated incident:
“Sometimes before bed, she prays to Jehovah to bring her a baby sister. (She doesn’t want anything to do with a boy!).”
In 2022, Serena Williams and Alexis Sr. began trying for another baby. Their doctor gave them information that put the 41-year-old’s “mind at ease” so they could expand their family when ready.
The mom of one mused that maybe she would have been more of a Tom Brady, the dad of 4 refused to retire for years, if she “had that opportunity.” She was pregnant in 2017 when she won the Australian Open, but the sportswoman wrote that she wouldn’t want to be pregnant as an athlete again.