That's some diamond! Serena Williams has shown off her engagement ring for the very first time, and it's seriously impressive. The 35-year-old tennis champion took to Reddit on Thursday to share a photo of herself and her fiancé, Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian, 33, looking very much in love while out on a date night – and featured prominently in the picture is the enormous new rock adorning her finger.
Serena Williams has showcased her engagement ring in a sweet new snapshot
The sweet snapshot shows Serena striking a pose in a white top and black skirt, while kicking up her leg and tilting her head back. (True to her athletic roots, she paired her outfit with a pair of black Nike trainers.) Alexis, meanwhile, is all smiles as he stands next to his bride-to-be, looking very dapper in a navy suit.
The couple announced their engagement in late December, after almost two years of dating. Serena shared the happy news on her verified Reddit account, writing a poem alongside an animated photo of Alexis getting down on one knee.
Serena and Alexis got engaged at the end of December after almost two years of dating
"I came home/ A little late/ Someone had a bag packed for me/ And a carriage awaited," she wrote. "Destination: Rome/ To escort me to my very own 'charming'/ Back to where our stars first collided."
She continued, "And now it was full circle/ At the same table we first met by chance/ This time he made it not by chance/ But by choice/ Down on one knee/ He said 4 words/ And I said yes."
Alexis responded to the post, sweetly writing, "And you made me the happiest man on the planet."