Venus Williams has accidentally revealed the sex of of her sister Serena Williams’ unborn baby.
The 36-year-old tennis champ let slip the secret yesterday in a post-match interview after her victory over Kurumi Nara at the French Open.
Speaking to Eurosport, Venus hinted heavily that Serena is expecting a girl after referring to the baby as “she”.
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She went on to say that the other Williams sisters Isha Price and Lyndrea , are begging Serena to name the child after them.
“We’re all like, baby V, baby Lyn, baby Isha… we all want the baby to be named after us,” she joked.
Serena and fiancé Alexis Ohanian had planned on keeping the child’s sex a secret as they previously told Vogue they were keeping it as a “surprise” and calling the unborn child “baby”.
The news comes two months after Serena revealed she was pregnant with Alexis child after accidentally posting a picture of her bump on Snapchat.
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Th Australian Open 2017 winner mistakenly posted the snap of herself posing in a bright yellow swimsuit to her Snapchat story with a “20 weeks” caption.
Serena later revealed that she had been taking the photos and saving them for herself, and she never meant to make the photo public.
“I’ve been so good about it, but this was the one time it slipped”.
She’s due to give birth later this Summer.