Serena Williams through the years (10 images)

Tennis superstar Serena Williams recently announced she and fiance, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, are expecting their first child. Williams holds a record of 39 major titles: 23 in singles, 14 in women's doubles, and 2 in mixed doubles.
Updated: April 19, 2017 at 2:13 PM
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Serena Williams celebrates her victory over Pavlina Stoyanova during the 1998 U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows, New York on Sept. 2. Photo by Monika Graff/UPI
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Venus (L) and Serena Williams wave to the crowd at the tennis center in Sydney Olympic Park after winning the gold medal doubles match at the Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia, September 28, 2000. Photo by Christine Chew/UPI
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Serena Williams models jeweler Harry Winston's newest design, the "Twelve to Twilight" diamond tennis bracelet, on August 23, 2002 in New York. Photo by Ezio Petersen/UPI
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Serena Williams meets the media on Aug. 27, 2004 to unveil her new custom apparel and footwear collection from Nike. Photo by Ezio Petersen/UPI
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Serena Williams signs copies of her new book "Venus & Serena: Serving From the Hip: 10 Rules for Living, Loving and Winning" at Barnes & Noble in New York on April 29, 2005. Photo by Laura Cavanaugh/UPI
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Serena Williams acknowledges the audience during the opening night ceremonies at the U.S. Open at the U.S. National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York on August 25, 2008. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
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Serena Williams smiles as she holds the Wimbledon trophy after beating Vera Zvonareva in Wimbledon on July 3, 2010. Photo by Hugo Philpott/UPI
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