"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".
'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.
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.
Chaffetz supporters, however, shouldn't fret; his cot might be on the move to the Utah State Capitol. Utah Republican Congressman Jason Chaffetz announced Wednesday he will not seek re-election in 2018.
Apple is reportedly testing a new type of screen, curved glass and stainless steel materials to build the iPhone 8. As the date of Apple iPhone 8 launch is nearing, the speculations seem to increase more and more.
The suspect's DNA is a 1:108 quintillion match to that found on Marcotte's hands when she fought her killer last summer. Marcotte grew up in Leominster and was working as an account manager for Mountain View, California-based Google in NY .
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.
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.
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 ".
According to social media , fans seemed to go wild when they caught sight of Fonsi on Bieber's "Purpose Tour" stage. The original version of the hit remixed song, was originally released earlier this year back in January.
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".
United, who are fifth in the Premier League, host Chelsea on Sunday and last won a league game against the leaders in 2012. Leicester, who visit Atletico Madrid on Wednesday in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final, remain 11th.
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.
The calf's father, Oliver, who watched the birth from an adjacent pen, is a first-time father at the age of 5. The staff at the Animal Adventure Park are excited for the new addition to their zoo family.
After full support ends today, computers running Vista will still work but they might become more vulnerable to security risks. Hence, if we try using Window Vista and internet explorer 9 together it would lead the PC to additional threats.
Exxon seeks OK to resume Russian oil venture
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.
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.
Trump reverses views on Russia, China
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.
Stampede breaks out at New York City train station
People ran out of a jam-packed Penn Station on Friday evening in a chaotic scene sparked by what they thought was a gunshot. No shots were fired, and the sound was of police using a stun gun on someone, NYPD Chief William Morris said.
Google Image Search Launches 'Style Ideas' Feature
Google's Image Search is quite similar to Pinterest, which offers shoppable information attached to an image as well. As an added bonus, you'll also see an expanded carousel for "similar items" while searching for apparel products.
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.