Serena Williams Is Absolutely Beaming Over Her Daughter Playing Tennis
It seems like the tennis champ may have some competition one day.
Serena Williams loves to share a glimpse into her family life with her three-year-old daughter and husband Alexis Ohanian on Instagram. But the most recent post from the renowned tennis player proves that her daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr., who goes by Olympia, is following in her mom's footsteps and falling in love with the game of tennis. Read on to see the new post of little Olympia tearing it up on the tennis court, and to see Williams' family all together, Here's a Rare Photo of Serena Williams' Adorable Family of Three.
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Making her mom proud
"Turn, back, reach, head, follow through," Williams captioned the photo of her toddler, which she posted to Instagram on Jan. 12. The picture shows Olympia on the court holding her own little racket as her mom looks on proudly. Even though she's wearing a mask, you can see Williams beaming.
Back in October, Williams said she signed up Olympia for tennis lessons. People reported that Williams said on her Instagram Story on Oct. 23, "I'm not giving her tennis lessons. I signed her up for some."
Williams added, "The lady has no idea that it's my daughter, so we'll see how that goes. I'm not a pushy mom, but I know how I like techniques. I want to make sure she's good at teaching Olympia some techniques." If all goes well, we may see Olympia at the Olympics!
Read on to find out how Olympia's doing on the tennis court, and to see how this family supports one another, check out Serena Williams' Husband Defends Her Against Body Shaming Comment.
Following in her mom's footsteps
Over the summer, Williams shared a precious carousel of photos showing her and her mini-me on the tennis court. It looks like Olympia has got the stance down. And for more up-to-date celebrity news delivered straight to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter.
Taking a water break
Olympia has proven famous enough to have an Instagram account of her own. On Nov. 19, Olympia shared a photo of her taking a water break with her Frozen-themed water bottle. Beside Olympia is her trusty Qai Qai doll, created by Williams, with tennis balls ready to go. To see photos of another famous family, check out Tim McGraw Shares Rare Photo of His Three Daughters With Faith Hill.
Watching her mom in awe
Olympia may not understand that her mom is an Olympic champion just yet, but this Sept. 2 image of her admiring Williams from the sidelines shows how eager she is to watch her mom play. To see another famous parent-child pair, check out Victoria Beckham's Son Just Shocked Her by Revealing This on Instagram.
Practicing her swing
It seems you can't keep Olympia or her mom off the tennis court. On Oct. 28, Williams posted this photo with the caption: "The adventures of Serena and Olympia continue." To see what this celebrity's daughter looks like all grown up, check out Steve Jobs' 22-Year-Old Daughter Is a Model Now.