‘How Do You Spell It?’- Alexis Ohanian Recalls ‘Sweaty’ Incident With Wife Serena Williams As She Posed a Dominant Question Upon Their First Meeting

Published 02/23/2023, 7:31 AM EST

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Hilarious! When Serena Williams meet Alexis Ohanian, she didn’t think Reddit was real. The Reddit co-founder recently recalled a very dominant question asked by the American tennis legend that left him speechless and confused both at the same time. What was that question all about?

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When both well-known personalities met each other, Reddit was at a good stage with a hundred million followers who were actually interested in using the website. And at the same time, the website requested the 39-year-old American entrepreneur to return to the company as an executive chairman.

Serena Williams’ dominating question once astonished Ohanian

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Ohanian recently in a conversation with Forbes talked about his business side and also how he helped Reddit reach heights. In that same interview, he also talked about how her American tennis Legend wife didn’t think that he created Reddit or even thought that it was not real. Nevertheless, he also recalled an incident where he tried to explain his business side to the 23-time Grand Slam champion.

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He said, “She asked me what I did. I said I started and run this company called Reddit. She pretended like she knew of it, but she didn’t. She goes to her phone and searches the app store and she’s like ‘how do you spell it?’ and I’m like ‘R-E-D-D-I-T.’ I’m sweating because I have to try to explain to her we don’t have an app.”

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However, when the 23-time Grand Slam champion saw her future husband for the first time, she seriously thought to get rid of him. And didn’t think much of him at first.

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Williams’ first meeting with Ohanian

The 39-year-old entrepreneur and the former world number one first crossed paths in 2015 while she was in Rome for the Italian Open. Nevertheless, following her third round of withdrawal, she was having breakfast with her pals at a restaurant when a boy came up and the entire place was vacant.

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The legendary tennis player even detailed how the co-founder of Reddit appeared at first glimpse. He sat down next to their table, holding the computer in his hands, and began typing. He was a very tall man. The former world’s number one was enraged to see an unknown guy barge into an empty space. She had no idea who he was which is why she had made up her mind to get rid of him.

However, things turned out better than they had anticipated.

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Pratishtha Prakash

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Pratishtha Prakash is a Tennis writer at EssentiallySports. She has completed her Bachelor’s degree in Mass Media and Journalism from MIT ADT University, Pune. In the past, she has interned at the sports desk of The Hitavada, a regional English daily newspaper.
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Rohini Kottu

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