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Serena Williams during day twelve of Wimbledon (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

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Did Serena Williams win the Australian Open while pregnant?

April 19, 2017

After Serena Williams posted a Snapchat mirror picture with the words “20 weeks” on Wednesday, rumors started flying about a potential pregnancy — but the tennis star quickly deleted the snap, only ramping up the intrigue. There has been no official confirmation from her representatives, even though many players and other channels started congratulating the athlete on social media. If Williams has indeed been pregnant for 20 weeks, that means that the 35-year old won her record-breaking 23rd title at the Australian Open while expecting. She has not played a single tournament since — having pulling out of several and blaming her absence on a knee injury.

Read the full story at The New York Times.