Real-life Wonder Woman, Serena Williams, shared a photograph of herself in a swimsuit bearing the caption, ’20 weeks’. An announcement that has since then sent Twitter into a meltdown because if she is indeed 20 weeks pregnant then she played, and won, her 23rd Grand Slam win while she was with a child. A human being was growing inside her while she slayed the 2017 Australian Open. As a Twitter user says, till the time a man can find a way to play a sport while pregnant, Serena Williams will go down in history as the greatest athlete ever.
The photo has since been deleted, but her representatives released a statement confirming the news. The 35-year-old who is engaged to the co-founder of Reddit, Alexis Ohanian, will return to No. 1 world ranking next week. This January, while playing the Aussie Open, she defeated Venus Williams creating a record for most Grand Slam singles wins. She has since then not played any match.
After news of her pregnancy spread like wildfire, and fans figured out that she was two months pregnant when she last played professional tennis, the meltdown that followed has been threatening to break the internet. So in no order whatsoever, here are 10 of the best tweets to have ever been sent out into the universe to the mark this joyous occasion.
Serena, you need a crown.
Serena Williams unborn baby has already won a Australian open yet you cant even make it to a 8am class
— Chas (@Welchas2) April 19, 2017
Serena Williams won a Grand Slam while pregnant. I can hardly work a desk job after eating a burrito. Life comes at you fast.
— Taylor Griffin (@griffhoop) April 19, 2017
When you realize Serena Williams won the Australian Open pregnant and you can’t muster up the energy to do the elliptical for 10 minutes. pic.twitter.com/R8qLkn1YAB
— The Shadow League (@ShadowLeagueTSL) April 19, 2017
Serena Williams was doing this at Grand Slams while pregnant. Meanwhile, today I complained about allergies. pic.twitter.com/QktRPFf3Gi
— Matt Dowell (@TheMattDowell) April 19, 2017
Serena Williams was pregnant when she won the Australia Open in Jan. but I cant even get out of bed when I’m on my period. Sis is superwoman
— Taryn Finley (@_TARYNitUP) April 19, 2017
@ every guy that downgrades women & says they aren’t good at sports:
Serena. Williams. Won. A. Grand. Slam. While. She. Was. Pregnant.
— Brown Saraah (@Brown_Saraah) April 19, 2017
Serena Williams won the Australian open pregnant.
Idgaf who you think the greatest athlete ever is. They didn’t win a major title pregnant.
— Gyal Dem Schewazzle (@DavidEatsViagra) April 19, 2017
Serena Williams won a grand slam while she was pregnant so every man should probably shut up about everything forever.
— Travon Free (@Travon) April 19, 2017
Serena Williams was pregnant when she won her 23rd grand slam tournament at the Australian Open. And did not drop ONE SET. Let that sink in.
— 23RENA (@noelleharmony) April 19, 2017
Serena Williams is 20 weeks pregnant I hope I’m the baby
— Evan (@Well_its_evan) April 19, 2017