Serena Williams is Engaged to Reddit Co-Founder

Some happy news for Serena Williams!

Tennis champ, Serena Williams, has surprised fans by announcing her engagement to Reddit co-founder, Alexis Ohanian.

The couple revealed the news with an adorable post on - you guessed it - Reddit!

Serena wrote a poem on the website, recounting the very romantic proposal which took place in Rome.

"I came home. A little late. Someone had a bag packed for me. And a carriage waited. Destination: Rome," she wrote.

"To escort me to my very own 'charming.' Back to where our stars first collided. And now it was full circle. At the same table we first met by chance. But by choice. Down on knee. He said 4 words. And I said yes."

The poem was accompanied by a pretty sweet Reddit-themed cartoon.

In case you're wondering - which we certainly were - who Mr Kn0thing is, that is the screen name Alexis uses on Reddit. 

Serena, 35, and Alexis, 33, have kept their relationship very private, however, appeared together in an Instagram post on Halloween.



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Reddit is a social news aggregation website founded by Alexis and his college roommate Steve Huffman in 2005.

Serena, as most of you know, is one of the greatest athletes of all time, with 22 tennis grand slams under her belt. 

Congratulations to our new favourite power couple!

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