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Love game: Serena Williams plays on after engagement

Love game: Serena Williams plays on after engagement
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The tennis star is competing for the first time in New Zealand following her engagement to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian.

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There’s been no let-up in Serena Williams’ schedule since the tennis star announced that she was getting married.

The news broke on Thursday that the world number two had got engaged to Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit.

“He said four words”, and I said yes – she wrote in a poem published on the social media company’s website.

Her fiance popped the question during a surprise trip to Rome. The couple have reportedly been dating for over a year.

Serena Williams announced her engagement to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian with a poem on her Reddit account. pic.twitter.com/ftzwOEzgjl

— NBCSN (@NBCSN) December 29, 2016

Serena Williams is now in New Zealand where she’s due to play a tournament in Auckland next week. The 35-year-old is competing in the country for the first time.

With 22 grand slam singles titles, she’s seen as the best player of her generation and perhaps of all time.

'serenawilliams</a> wins at love again; says &#39;yes&#39; to engagement in poem <a href="https://t.co/EwG3eanOtD">https://t.co/EwG3eanOtD</a> <a href="https://t.co/y34qSxaezJ">pic.twitter.com/y34qSxaezJ</a></p>&mdash; AP Sports (AP_Sports) December 30, 2016

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