“Awesome”: Alexis Ohanian Lauds Artist for Incredible Serena Williams Tribute

Published 11/23/2021, 6:00 AM EST
Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian


Serena Williams’ husband, Alexis Ohanian, recently took to Twitter to share an artistic photograph of Serena. The photograph was inspired by the front page of TIME magazine in 2003, portraying Serena Williams. Notably, in the Tweet, the co-founder of Reddit thanked the president of TIME, Keith Grossman.

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Certainly, Ohanian is a proud husband of the 23 time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams. Supportive and selfless, Alexis has often joined Serena in celebrating her achievements.

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Alexis Ohanian shares an artistic collaboration

Just recently, Alexis Ohanian shared an amazing creation of Serena Williams‘ picture. The collaboration was done with TIME. The picture depicted an artistic illustration of Serena’s front page appearance on the TIME magazine – 100 ‘Women in the year’ in 2003. Sharing the picture, Ohanian tagged the official Twitter accounts of TIME and its President, Keith Grossman.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MAY 06: Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian attend The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/FilmMagic)

The piece was so well made, even the president of TIME was impressed, as he retweeted the news. Undoubtedly, many Serena Williams fans were head over heels for the artwork and couldn’t wait to get their hands on it.

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Serena Williams to play at the Australian Open 2022

Recently, the former World No.1  had a positive update to offer on her participation at the forthcoming Australian Open. At Jimmy Kimmel’s show, Seren gave a detailed update on her hamstring injury. The American suffered a major hamstring injury at the 2021 Wimbledon Championships, ruling her out for the remainder of the year.

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Serena Williams in action during her first round ladies’ singles match against Aliaksandra Sasnovich on centre court on day two of Wimbledon at The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. Picture date: Tuesday June 29, 2021. (Photo by Adam Davy/PA Images via Getty Images)

However, when asked to speak on whether she is ready to play at the ‘Happy Slam’ in 2022, Serena said,I am definitely, yeah.”

Williams has triumphed seven times at the Australian Open. However, for the last four years, Serena has been facing a major Grand Slam drought. Moreover, she’s just one title behind Margaret Court’s record of 24 Grand Slam titles.

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What do you think, will Serena lift her No. 24 at the Australian Open 2022?

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Atri Bhatt

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Atri Bhatt is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports. He is pursuing his Master's degree in Sports Management from Deakin University, Australia. In addition to critically analysing the game, he also plays tennis professionally.

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