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Serena Williams is Engaged to Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian

Fittingly, the tennis star broke the news on Reddit

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    Serena Williams is engaged to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, her rep confirmed to NBC News.

    It's a Grand Slam for Serena Williams and boyfriend Alexis Ohanian.

    The 35-year-old tennis star announced Thursday that she is engaged to the Reddit co-founder. Fittingly, she broke the news on Reddit, detailing the proposal in a poem with a cartoon sketch of Ohanian getting down on one knee.

    “I came home. A little late. Someone had a bag packed for me. And a carriage waited. Destination: Rome,” Williams wrote.

    She continued, “To escort me to my very own 'charming.' Back to where our stars first collided. And now it was full circle. At the same table we first met by chance. But by choice. Down on knee. He said 4 words. And I said yes.”

    Ohanian re-posted Williams' Reddit on his Facebook page with the caption: "She said yes." On Reddit, he replied to her thread: "And you made me the happiest man on the planet."