“Never Thought I Would Love Being a Mom”: Serena Williams Opens Up About Her Journey as Mother

Published 04/25/2021, 8:30 AM EDT
Serena Williams of the USA celebrates with daughter Alexis Olympia after winning the final match against Jessica Pegula of USA at ASB Tennis Centre in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)


Serena Williams has a very cute bond with her daughter 3-year-old Olympia. She often posts about her day-to-day activities on social media loves to spend quality time with her. Even though she faces many challenges off the court as well, she always finds time for her daughter.

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In a recent interview, Serena Williams talked about her journey so far as a mother. She revealed that she enjoyed every single moment of her motherhood with her daughter Olympia.

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“My journey as a mother has been so fun,” began Serena. “You know, it’s just, it’s really just incredible being a mom. I love every moment of it. My daughter is so fun. She’s just a joy to be around really and she’s like- you are my friend and I’m like yes but I’m your mom.”

Williams extensively described the relationship she has with her daughter. She mentioned that her daughter considers her as a friend and she too likes to have fun with her.

“Loving every single moment of it“- Serena Williams on her motherhood

Serena highlighted that she never thought that she would love being a mother one day. However, she stated that she is enjoying every single moment with her daughter and believes that it is actually really cool.

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

“It’s really cool. I never thought that I would love being a mom so much. You know, and here I am just loving every single moment of it and it is just so cool,” added the 23-time Grand Slam winner.

The former World No.1 is surely spending some quality time with her daughter. However, she hasn’t won a single Grand Slam title after Olympia’s birth and will like to turn the tables around at the French Open 2021.

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Serena Williams is 39 already and it’ll be tough for her to compete with the players who are almost half of her age. However, she proved that she still has a lot of tennis left in her at the Australian Open 2021. Will Serena be able to win her 24th Grand Slam title at the French Open this year?

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