This is why Serena Williams named her daughter Alexis Olympia

Serena Williams on her way to beat sister Venus in the final of the Australian Open in January

We already knew the name Serena Williams gave her gorgeous new baby daughter was attractive, but she has just revealed the extra special Aussie meaning behind it.

"I'm having a hard time posting about anything that does not involve Alexis Olympia or something to do with her", Serena tweeted.

She and 34-year-old Ohanian became parents on 1 September, with Williams introducing their newborn to the world on Instagram, before setting up an Instagram page dedicated to their child.

Serena Williams has released a heartwarming video diary and the first images of her newborn daughter Alexis, who shares a name with her father and Williams' fiance, Alexis Ohanian. Serena revealed that her daughter's name had been kept in tune with Australian Open, the Grand Slam she had won earlier this year while being pregnant.

"Fun fact my daughters initials are AO as in the Aussie open she won with me", the 23-time Grand Slam victor tweeted on September 29.

Though it only came to be known following Serena's pregnancy announcement on Snapchat, which showcased her baby bump in a yellow one-piece swimsuit, with the caption "20 weeks".

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"I was nervous", Williams said during the talk.

Do you think this is a really sweet way to honour the victory?

She added, "If that makes me a feminist, I am proud to be one". "I just want to put that out there". She gave birth at St. Mary's Medical Center in West Palm Beach, delivering a baby girl weighing 6 pounds, 13 ounces. I'm not walking anything back, but I'm just saying it's pretty intense. "I think it's very special".

"I definitely am a feminist. If anything, this pregnancy has given me a new power".

The sports star recently wrote an emotional letter to her mother, Oracene Price, to praise her strength and thank her being such an inspirational role model.

"She has my arms and legs!"

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