WATCH: Serena Williams’ ‘Gelato’ Outing With Daughter Olympia and Alexis Ohanian Ahead of Italian Open 2021

Published 05/09/2021, 7:34 AM EDT
Alexis Olympia, daughter of Serena Williams and husband Alexis Ohanian congratulate Serena Williams after she won her final match against Jessica Pegula of USA at ASB Tennis Centre on January 12, 2020 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)


American superstar Serena Williams has put women’s tennis on the world map. She has entertained people from all over the world with spectacular quality, time and again. At 39 years, the hunger in her yet remains high, and she continues to compete for the biggest honors in the game.

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At the moment, Serena Williams is in Rome, Italy, competing in the WTA Italian Open. She has been accompanied by her daughter Olympia and husband Alexis Ohanian. During the day, the family decided to go for an outing and get treat themselves to gelatos.

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – JANUARY 12: Serena Williams of the USA celebrates with daughter Alexis Olympia after winning the final match against Jessica Pegula of USA at ASB Tennis Centre on January 12, 2020 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

Serena Williams and family make the most of the day off

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In the clip, Serena shows off her gelato to the camera and then shows Olympia and Alexis Ohanian, who are seen enjoying their Gelatos too. She asked them if they like it and they both responded positively, and eventually termed themselves, “Team Gelato”.

Team gelato 🍦🍦🍦 pic.twitter.com/Zc3bgn3ZkH

— Luis. (@serenapower_) May 8, 2021

Moving on to tennis, Williams began her season in Australia. She attended the exhibition event in Adelaide, ‘A Day at the Drive’. Following that, she competed in the Yarra Valley Classic but withdrew before her semifinal match due to a shoulder niggle.

Later, she featured at the Australian Open in the quest to lift her 24th Grand Slam title. Unfortunately, her journey came to an end in the semifinal at the hands of the eventual champion, Naomi Osaka. She has been stuck on number 23 since she won the Australian Open back in 2017.

PERTH, AUSTRALIA – JANUARY 03: Serena Williams’s husband Alexis Ohanian, holds their daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. following the women’s singles match between Serena Williams of the United States and Katie Boulter of Great Britain during day six of the 2019 Hopman Cup at RAC Arena on January 03, 2019 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)

Since then, she has not played in any event. She was supposed to compete in the Miami Open but had to pull out of it in the final moments due to oral surgery.

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After a considerable time away from Tour, she is competing at the WTA Italian Open in Rome. She is going to compete at the French Open, so to play on the clay courts in Rome will be ideal for her preparations.

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Rohan Kollare is a tennis author for EssentiallySports. Rohan has a post-graduate diploma in Sports Management and a trophy cabinet adorned with accolades won in district and state-level tennis competitions. He has previously worked in Content Operations for Disney’s Hotstar for over a year, covering tennis and Formula One.

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