Serena Williams Beautifully Captures the Excitement of a Mom-to-Be in New Post

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Feel like smiling today? Tennis champ Serena Williams has the best Instagram post to help you do just that. It may make you pump your first in the air, too; Serena kind of has that effect on people, you know? The mama-to-be -- who revealed her pregnancy only last week -- posted a sweet message and photo to social media that will have you cheering.


The 23-time Grand Slam winner and all-around badass posted a radiant pic to Instagram this morning along with a caption that paid tribute to her growing baby -- as well as her fiancé, Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian

Serena Williams baby bump

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The 35-year-old champion's caption reads:

My Dearest Baby,

You gave me the strength I didn't know I had. You taught me the true meaning of serenity and peace. I can't wait to meet you. I can't wait for you to join the players box next year. But most importantly, I am so happy to share being number one in the world with you.... once again today. On @alexisohanian bday ... from the world's oldest number one to the world's youngest number one. -Your Mommy 

I think our thoughts are summed up best with this comment a fan left on her Instagram: Yes!!! Yes!!!!! QUEEN!

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Williams's reference to being "the world's oldest number one" comes on the heels of Monday's news that she has reclaimed the number one spot in the world tennis rankings, moving back above Germany's Angelique Kerber.

Though Williams will likely be missing out on Wimbledon, which kicks off in July, she's already looking to the future when her little one will be watching along in the players' box -- and honestly, so are we.

Please, Serena, keep the posts coming! They're revving us up and we are loving every bit of it.

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