World-renowned champion tennis player Serena Williams and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian announced their engagement Thursday on, well, where else but the popular social media platform, writes People magazine.
The announcement came by way of a poem, according to the entertainment news outlet:
“I came home. A little late. Someone had a bag packed for me. And a carriage waited. Destination: Rome,” Williams, 35, wrote on her verified Reddit account.
“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.”
She continued: “But by choice. Down on knee. He said 4 words. And I said yes.” Ohanian shared the Reddit announcement on Facebook, simply writing, “She said yes.”
The news comes as a surprise to most because the power couple kept their relationship private, posting only a fun Instagram photo last month, notes People.
Congratulations to the happy couple!
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Serena & Venus Williams’ Best Tennis Outfits Through The Years
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1. Remember when…Serena and Venus came onto the scene in the late 1990s wearing beads and braids?
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2. Serena sports one of her classic Puma tennis dresses at the 1999 US Open.
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3. Venus rocks a cutout tennis dress at the 1999 Grand Slam Cup.
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4. A young Serena Williams wears a two-tone tennis dress at the 2000 Australian Open.
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5. Venus rocks one of her signature cutout tennis outfits at Wimbledon in 2000.
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6. Serena goes pastel purple at the eStyle.Com Classic in 2000.
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7. Venus and Serena looked super stylish at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
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8. Serena is pretty in pink at the 2001 French Open.
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9. Serena celebrates her 2002 Wimbledon win in a traditional (but not-so-traditional) white tennis outfit.
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10. Serena is just a peach at the 2002 Home Depot Championships.
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11. Serena’s orange and white 2003 Wimbledon Puma outfit.
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12. Serena rocks a metallic empire waist at the Women’s Telecom Italia Tennis Masters in 2004.
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13. Serena wins in her gorgeous 2004 Wimbledon outfit.
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14. Serena rocks a denim tennis outfit at the 2004 US Open Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day.
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15. Serena celebrates in this cute Nike ensemble at the 2005 Australian Open.
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16. Serena experiments with a little color blocking at the 2009 French Open.
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17. Venus gets sexy on the court at the 2010 Sony Ericsson Open.
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18. Venus rocks a double slit tennis dress while playing with her sister at the 2010 Australian Open.
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19. Serena goes pink on pink at the 2013 US Open.
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20. Serena looks gorgeous in pink cheetah at the 2014 US Open.
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21. More cheetah for Serena at the 2014 US Open.
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22. Serena wears a yellow crop top at the 2016 Australian Open.
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23. Serena and Venus get braided up in preparation for Rio Olympics.
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24. Serena Williams represents Team USA at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
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