"Our first child was with me on the centre court".
What is fascinating and different about Williams' case is that none of those other women, incredible as they were, battled the confluence of challenges that Williams will have to overcome. Serena confirmed the news herself via Snapchat with a post showing off her 20 months... It's also quite possible she'll want an extended break.
Nothing has so far derailed her in her historic two-decade career.
"Physically, if she has a normal, uneventful birth, the baby is a doll and she is not nursing, she could recover back to normal in about 4 to 6 weeks", said Dr. Bruce Young, Silverman Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at New York University Langone Medical Center.
Nannies are great. FaceTime chats are wonderful.
Until very recently Roger Federer faced a career slump that lasted years and I don't recall anyone saying that he should just quit now and go be a father.
Williams has not played a tournament since that victory.
What is your reaction after learning that Williams was already pregnant when she won her recent title? It will be a blast to see Serena become a mother. "It's been 20 years on Tour". "That's a challenge that sounds right up her alley to me".
At least 4 people shot at Atlanta transit station
The shooter got on the train just like anyone else, he said: "He was wearing headphones and just bobbing his head". One person has been killed and three wounded after a gunman opened fire on board a train in the United States.
4 statements by United on passenger's removal from flight
He said Dao has been released from the hospital and is staying in a "secure" location. "Currently, they are focused only on Dr. Mr Callan said he had reviewed United's contract of carriage, the fine print that passengers agree to when they buy tickets.
Burger King's Whopper get negative Wikipedia edits in ad gag
But as Google Assistant users who watched a new ad spot from Burger King recently found out, that convenience can be a curse. In March, Google Home irritated people when, unprompted, it alerted them to the opening of " Beauty and the Beast ".
The women's Tour is wide open, with seven of the past nine women's singles majors champions out of the game. For Venus, this means she will be the most recognized name wherever she plays for the rest of the season. The pregnant athlete will miss the French Open, Wimbledon and U.S. Open, but plans to return to tennis in 2018. I think that's such great news.
But how long can even Williams outrun time?
She owns an Open era record of 23 Slam titles.
Angelique Kerber, of Germany, celebrates winning a game against Darya Kasatkina, of Russian Federation, at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament, Friday, July 29, 2016 in Montreal.
British heptathlete Jessica Ennis-Hill was 28 when she won gold at the 2015 IAAF World Championships nine months after returning to training following the birth of her son, Reggie. She took three of those titles in 1973, the year after giving birth to her first child Daniel.
Five-times Grand Slam victor Maria Sharapova, who returns to competition next week after a 15-month doping ban, could also benefit if she rediscovers her top form.
Clijsters was only 26 when she returned.
Court, 74, was the first mother to win a major as a professional. Montano made the Olympic team ahead of the games in Rio de Janeiro last summer (although she failed to medal).
And still, as much as Williams' fans hate to hear this, there have been more and more occasions in the past couple of years where Williams has not lost matches because of her own errors or indifference - she was beaten fair and square. She has not competed since, citing a knee injury when withdrawing from tournaments at Indian Wells, California, and Key Biscayne, Florida.
Bayern saw midfielder Arturo Vidal sent off for what looked a harsh second caution to go into extra time with just 10 men. Bayern coach Carlo Ancelotti said that " Lewandowski is OK - he trained yesterday with everyone and is fine".
Sharks are common in Australian waters, but fatal shark attacks have been rare over the past few decades. The girl was surfing with her father when she was attacked off Esperance in Western Australia state.
Mumbai also has four points, moving up to third, after losing against Rising Pune Supergiant and beating Kolkata Knight Riders. Big blow this for SRH, Hardik Pandya strikes immediately after the strategic time-out as Yuvraj Singh is bowled for 5.
Tillerson has said that he would recuse himself from Russia-related matters for two years as Secretary of State. The newspaper said Exxon has been seeking permission to work with Rosneft in areas banned by USA sanctions.
Arsene Wenger is known to be stingy when it comes to money relating to transfer fees and offering players too much money. In 2011, Guardiola signed Alexis Sanchez at Barcelona, although left for a sabbatical a year later.
Zacks Investment Research cut Wells Fargo & Co from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Monday, February 6th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG reissued a buy rating on shares of Wells Fargo & Co in a research report on Friday, December 23rd.
Once they have added the account, whenever they sign in somewhere new, they will receive a notification on their phone. Microsoft promises to bring Wunderlist's most-loved features to To-Do in the long run.
USA 100 dollar banknotes and Chinese 100 yuan banknotes are seen in this picture illustration in Beijing, China, January 21, 2016. Treasury and will express its opinions about the department's concerns over the New Taiwan dollar and U.S. dollar exchange rate.
Only 7.14 per cent of voters had turned up at booths for the April 9 vote that was marred by unprecedented violence. I request them not to do such things which will add to the fire and render it uncontrollable, Abdullah said.
Ben Affleck arrives at the European premiere of "Live by Night" at the British Film Institute in London January 11, 2017. Sporting a thick gray beard, Ben was seen buying his daughter Violet an ice cream cone at a posh ice cream shop.
This morning, Microsoft started sending out invites for a hardware and software launch event, to be held in NYC on May 2nd. Microsoft's Azure Hybrid Benefit aims to make it cost effective for clients who are already using Windows Servers.
In the first seconds of the new trailer , Chris Hemsworth's Thor introduces himself to the audience while hanging down a lava pit. Thor Ragnarok is the third instalment of the Thor franchise after Thor of 2011 and Thor : The Dark World of 2013.
US Supreme Court Denies Arkansas Request to Begin Executions
Bruce Ward and Don Davis had originally been the first of eight Arkansas inmates scheduled to die within 11 days of each other. Lawyers for Davis and Ward argue the two did not have adequate access to independent mental health experts at trial.
Carmelo and Lala Anthony are Reportedly Separated
The site added he is concerned about his son, and does not want to uproot him from his school in New York City if he is traded. There have been reports of marriage difficulties the past few months involving Carmelo's in-question New York Knicks career.
High-risk HPV affects 23 percent of American adults
They found around 0.5% of women from the 1995 group tested positive for HPV 16/18, compared with 21.4% of women born before 1990. The prevalence of any oral HPV among adults 18-69 years old was 7.3% and high-risk oral HPV was 4% during the four-year period.
Nokia 6 Starts Receiving Android 7.1.1 These Days
It will most likely hit the market at the end of Q3, while its price is said to be about $699 (or approx Rs 45,063) in the US. Out of the two smartphones, the premium Nokia 9 is said to compete with the Galaxy S8 and iPhone 8 in the top-tier segment.
Thunder: Robertson to attend Thunder regular-season finale
They are battling with the Utah Jazz for home court in that series, so LA should be playing their stars on Wednesday evening. Russell Westbrook has had a phenomenal season, granted, but he does not deserve the NBA MVP award for the 2016-2017 season.
'It's not too late' to get rid of FBI director, Trump says
Trump, asked Tuesday whether he's considering taking any further action against Clinton, said, "I don't want to talk about that". Trump told The New York Times last week he believed Rice could be guilty of a crime. "I want to talk about positive", he said.