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Who said what: Tennis stars congratulate Serena Williams on her pregnancy

Tennis' biggest stars and their families congratulated Serena Williams after she revealed her pregnancy news

News 21 Apr 2017, 06:59 IST
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 28:  Serena Williams waves to the crowd as she leaves the court with the Daphne Akhurst Trophy after winning the Women's Singles Final against Venus Williams of the United States on day 13 of the 2017 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 28, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
Williams was eight weeks pregnant when she won the Australian Open, her 23rd Major

Serena Williams, considered tennis’ greatest player of all time, revealed yesterday on her Snapchat account that she is 20 weeks pregnant with her first child, a fact later confirmed in an official statement by her publicist. 

Tennis stars from around the world took to Twitter to congratulate Williams, some of them the 23-Major winner’s biggest rivals.

Former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki was among the earliest to congratulate Williams:

So was former No.1 Andy Roddick.... and his model wife Brooklyn Decker, with whom he shares son Hank, joined in to crack a joke at her own expense:

Warm wishes came from Williams’ biggest rival in the past few years, World No. 1 Angelique Kerber! 

 And another member of the GOAT pantheon chimed in! 

American professional Varvara Lepchenko joined the well-wishers: 

 ‘Next big thing’ Naomi Osaka, whom Serena herself has described as one of the next big tennis stars, was all smiles for her idol:

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