That Face Is an Ace! Inside the Adorable Life of Serena Williams' Daughter Alexis Olympia
Serena Williams and husband Alexis Ohanian welcomed their daughter on Sept. 1, 2017
Double(s) Trouble! Serena Williams' sister and fellow tennis superstar Venus pretty much summed it up with her comment on these heart-melting photos of the mother-daughter duo hitting the court in matching purple 'fits: "I just love her and you too much! If this gets any cuter I will NOT LIVE!"
She plays tennis, she whips up homemade spaghetti — is there anything she can't do?
Belles of the Ball
There is nothing cuter than Serena and her daughter Olympia dancing around in matching Belle outfits and singing to Beauty and the Beast.
Life's a Ball (Pit)
I spy with my little eye Miss Olympia having a great time!
Olympia See, Olympia Do
Olympia loves spending time with her mom, doing their morning routine. "It's just so fun because this little baby girl pretty much does everything I do," Serena told her followers with a big smile on her face. The way that the toddler copies her mom and washes her face makes our hearts melt.
Wake Up Call!
If Olympia was our alarm clock, we'd never press "snooze."
"No shade here," just Olympia looking adorable in her little bathing suit and sunnies!
Serena and Olympia danced it out to "I Have a Dream" from Tangled.
When Serena plays dress up with Olympia, she goes all out! In fact, it the rule in the Williams-Ohanian home: "Princess attired required for conversations with @olympiaohanian," Williams captioned this sweet photo.
The world is her canvas — or at least her dad is. Olympia showed off her artistic inclinations by painting dad Alexis' nails and hand in an adorable video the Reddit co-founder posted to Instagram.
All in a Day's Work
"I am not sure who took this picture but working and being a mom is not easy," Williams admitted on Instagram alongside a photo of her and a sleeping Olympia cuddled up in the car. "I am often exhausted, stressed, and then I go play a professional tennis match. We keep going. I am so proud and inspired by the women who do it day in and day out. I’m proud to be this baby’s mama," she wrote, adding the hashtags "#nofilter #nomakeup #nohairbursh lol #justme."
Toddlers & Trophies
In January, Olympia hit the court with her mom to celebrate Williams' win against Jessica Pegula in their women's singles final match during the Auckland Classic tennis tournament in New Zealand.To
"She took her flower girl job very seriously!!!" the proud mom wrote on Instagram of her little one's special role at a friend's wedding.
Like Mother, Like Daughter
The mother-daughter duo shared yet another matching moment during a tropical getaway together in September 2019.
Olympia got a lift from her dad as the duo arrived at mom's S by Serena Williams Fashion Show during New York Fashion Week in September 2019.
She even made her catwalk debut alongside her mom during the show!
Tiny but Mighty
Alexis Olympia inspired her dad, Alexis Ohanian, to write an op-ed about the importance of paternity leave.
Making Moves for Mom Too
Serena echoed the statement by saying she "can't imagine" how hard it must be for moms who only get a few weeks of maternity leave: “It’s impossible. I literally couldn’t have done it ... [Parental leave is] so important for both parents.”
Fans in the Stands
Alexis Jr. and Sr. make a powerful cheering section at a tennis match in Australia.
It's a Stretch
The tennis champion has made no secret about wanting to minimize her time away from her daughter - to the point that she makes her part of her workouts.
Queen of the Courts
Every time baby Olympia is spotted courtside, her proud parents document the moment.
Mommy/daughter matching! The two twinned in poodle skirts.
Olympia also has a black tutu that recalls her mom's famous U.S. Open look.
Whatever Olympia did to need a bath, she's too cute for Serena to stay stressed for long.
The former Vogue cover star shares her good genes - and $900 makeup routine - with her daughter.
The family of three enjoy some quality time together.
EYE SEE YOU
"Not sure what I did to deserve her," the tennis champ wrote on Instagram, captioning this adorable photo of her daughter.
LIFT ME HIGHER
Alexis Olympia admires her surroundings while taking a little ride on her dad's shoulders.
DADDY AND ME
The new dad cuddles his baby girl in this adorable father-daughter snap.
"This princess can get herself to the ball," reads the almost-1-year-old's caption.
Williams and Ohanian's little girl squeezes a nap into her busy schedule.
Alexis Olympia is ready to follow in her mom's footsteps.
HERE COMES THE SUN
Olympia and her mom are beaming with happiness in this mother-daughter selfie.
To the zoo they go! "Went back to the zoo from our first date ... Brought a third wheel this time," Ohanian wrote, jokingly referring to the couple's daughter. "We didn't mind."
HAPPY LITTLE LADY
Alexis Olympia is a total natural in front of the camera as she smiles with her tennis champ mama.
Williams and her 6-month-old daughter feel "shady" — but you'd never suspect it from their huge smiles.
I HEART YOU
The too-cute 6-month-old starred in an Instagram Live session alongside her famous mom on Wednesday, hanging out next to her very own tiny tennis racket.
Williams has a future tennis champ on her hands, with the ace sharing a too-cute photo of her 5-month-old daughter Alexis Olympia holding her very own Wilson tennis racquet.