Serena Williams' baby becomes youngest person ever to grace American Vogue cover

  • Oops!
    Something went wrong.
    Please try again later.
·Freelance Writer
In this article:
  • Oops!
    Something went wrong.
    Please try again later.
  • Serena Williams
    Serena Williams
    American tennis player
Serena Williams and her four-month-old daughter star on the latest cover of U.S. Vogue [Photo: Vogue/Getty]

Serena Williams has graced her third Vogue cover but this time, the tennis champion’s four-month-old daughter Alexis Olympia joined in on the shoot.

The mother-daughter duo star in the pages of U.S. Vogue’s February issue and it is the first time a baby has starred on the fashion Bible’s cover.

North West previously held the title of the youngest star to grace the cover of American Vogue [Photo: Vogue]

The 36-year-old debuted the historical moment on Instagram earlier this afternoon with the caption: “When I first saw this @voguemagazine cover it brought tears to my eyes. All Vogue covers are special but to share this one with my beautiful daughter @olympiaohanian also the youngest Vogue cover star makes it moment I will never forget.”

In the accompanying interview, Serena speaks candidly about the realities of motherhood and the pressures of becoming a first-time parent.

“Sometimes I get really down and feel like, Man, I can’t do this,” the tennis champion admitted. “It’s that same negative attitude I have on the court sometimes. I guess that’s just who I am. No one talks about the low moments – the pressure you feel, the incredible letdown every time you hear the baby cry.”

She continued, “I’ve broken down I don’t know how many times. Or I’ll get angry about the crying, then sad about being angry, and then guilty, like, Why do I feel so sad when I have a beautiful baby?The emotions are insane.”

The 36-year-old has graced a series of magazine covers in recent weeks, as she revisited her star-studded nuptials for Brides‘ February issue.

The tennis champion welcomed her first child, Alexis Olympia, with husband Alexis Ohanian back in September 2017.

Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter for nonstop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day.

Read more from Yahoo Style UK:

Serena Williams makes post-pregnancy red carpet comeback in Versace

Serena Williams just made an emotional breastfeeding confession

Serena Williams models Versace wedding dress for magazine shoot

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting