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Serena Williams' Husband Shares Sentimental Tribute Before Her First Grand Slam Final Since Giving Birth

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Paula Rogo
Sep, 08, 2018 4:04 PM UTC

Serena Williams’ husband continues his campaign for “husband of the year” after his latest tribute to his wife.

Alexis Ohanian released a new video in honor of his wife’s first grand slam final since she first gave birth to their daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. last year. Williams will be facing Japanese-American player Naomi Osaka in the U.S. Open final on Saturday.

Alexis released the beautiful video tribute on both his Twitter and Instagram.

“She fought for her life, for our child, for recognition, for equal pay, for women’s rights. She never gives up,” the Reddit co-founder captioned the video. The tennis champion with 23 Grand Slams had to fight for her life soon after her C-Section, she shared earlier this year.

“I had this made for @serenawilliams last night after her match with some home videos from 1 year ago this week,” he continued, referencing Williams’ win over Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova . “Help me make sure she sees it!”

The footage from the video is taken from Williams’ time in the hospital with her then days-old baby, and U.S. open footage of an interview of Williams answering a question about what it means to make the U.S. Open final just over a year after giving birth.

The tribute that had everyone in their feelings.

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