Venus Williams Opens Up About Sister Serena\'s New Baby Girl
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Venus Williams Opens Up About Sister Serena’s New Baby Girl

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Between work and family, Venus and Serena Williams had a big day on Friday, September 1.

Venus advanced to the fourth round of the U.S. Open, and Serena welcomed a new baby girl.

In a prematch interview on Friday, Venus opened up about the arrival of her new niece. 

 

I gotta flow. You gotta flow? So let it go. Yeah. #usopen #elevenbyvenus

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"I'm super excited," she said. "Words can't describe."

Later, the tennis champion also said she had a "motivational" conversation with Serena before playing her match. 

 

 

Hopefully that shot was a winner ;) @elevenbyvenus

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​"We always talk," she said. "We always talk, so she's always encouraging me ... From every step of the way, every match, always."

Um, yes, we are getting emotional.

Serena and fiancé Alexis Ohanian welcomed their new daughter Friday afternoon at St. Mary's Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Florida. 

 

@vanityfair

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Soon after, celebrities and tennis insiders took to social media to share their congratulations

Stars like Beyoncé and Ciara posted loving messages. 

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Back in August, Serena celebrated her child's upcoming arrival with Venus and other family and friends at a glam 1950s-themed baby shower

Love Mama's wink #sisters and Mom

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Attendees included Kelly Rowland, Ciara, and Eva Longoria. 

What do you think about Venus and Serena's sisterly support?

#serenawilliams #venuswilliams

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Let us know in the comments.