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Followers soften as Serena Williams’ husband extends assist in distinctive trend at Aus Open


Serena Williams’ husband and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian is arguably the most important supporter of the tennis nice. The 39-year-old, who’s chasing her 24th Grand Slam title, is presently having fun with supreme kind within the ongoing Australian Open and her convincing win in opposition to Simona Halep within the quarter-finals on Tuesday was only a mere reflection of it.

As Serena dismantled the reigning Wimbledon champion, her husband loved the sight from the gamers’ field sporting an eye catching piece of fanwear. Ohanian donned a t-shirt that had Serena’s image within the entrance with textual content in pink daring letters, which learn: “Best Feminine Athlete”, with the phrase ‘Feminine’ being crossed out.

The shirt devoted to the 23 Grand Slam winner was launched by Nike forward of the match.

Serena wasn’t the one one impressing her admirers on the Rod Laver Enviornment, as many took to Twitter to applaud Ohanian’s easy show of affection and assist for his spouse.

Following the conclusion of the match, Ohanian additionally took a dig in opposition to Ion Tiriac, who had instructed that Serena ought to draw curtains on her tennis profession due to her age and weight.

Serena got here by an enormous check of her Australian Open title credentials to achieve the final 4 at Melbourne Park for the ninth time with a 6-Three 6-Three victory over Halep in a high-quality quarter-final. The 39-year-old went toe-to-toe with the Romanian second seed over 80 minutes on Rod Laver Enviornment earlier than she was lastly capable of transfer to inside two victories of a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title.

Williams hit some ferocious forehands and moved across the courtroom with a freedom that she has not loved for a superb whereas to arrange a semi-final assembly in opposition to in-form Japanese third seed Naomi Osaka.

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