Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian thought they had nothing in common when they met


The career of tennis Serena Williams has been one of the great stories in sports, modern american. Began playing tennis when he was three years old and through years of hard work, talent and dedication, he reached the summit of his profession. She is, simply, one of the best athletes that ever lived. It is a story so good that it is almost a fairy tale.

But that is not the only fairy tale that Williams has experienced. Her relationship with her husband, Alexis Ohanian, has also been taken directly from a book of fairy tales. But it was not always so. Let’s take a closer look at your relationship, how it began, and how they thought they had nothing in common when they met.

Who is Alexis Ohanian, the husband of Serena Williams?

Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian | . / Theo Wargo

Born in Brooklyn and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, Ohanian is a venture capitalist. He co-founded the company’s Initialized Capital and also co-founded Reddit, one of the most popular websites on the Internet. He has also written a bestseller titled Without your permission.

Ohanian is a member of the board of directors of Reddit today. He attended the University of Virginia and after graduating in 2005, he co-founded Reddit with his partner Steve Huffman. In a year they sold the site incredibly popular Conde Nast.

Ohanian returned to Reddit as executive in 2015, where he oversaw becoming the third largest website of the EE. UU. And the sixth largest in the world. Ohanian has given a TEDTalk and has been named twice in the Forbes list “30 Under 30” in consecutive years.

The lives of quotations by Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian before it was known

Before we began the romance of Williams and Ohanian, both of them were connected or it was rumored that they were linked to others. Williams came out with the rapper Common until 2010.

In August 2015, began to increase speculation that he was going out with Drake when the two were spotted together in Cincinnati for a dinner party. He also attended the U.s. Open that summer to cheer on Williams.

Despite the growing evidence of a possible match, Williams assured everyone that the two were just friends. Even referred to Drake as his “lucky charm”.

In terms of Ohanian? Before you know Williams, your relationship with the bride of the university, the microbiologist Sabriya Stukes, just finished.

How did you meet Alexis Ohanian and Serena Williams

Both Williams as Ohanian are clearly successful, but how did you meet?

The couple had their first appointment before the French Open 2015. Ohanian attended the tournament as guest after Williams invited him to Paris. Before the start of the game of the tournament, the two walked together for six hours by the city.

There were No external signs of a relationship of preparation, but Ohanian did a publication in support of Instagram to Williams in the Open EE. UU. 2015. Thereafter, Ohanian was a regular presence at the matches of Williams. Finally, they got married and had a child together.

But happily ever after was not so sure when they met. The two met in the Hotel Rome Cavalieri when Ohanian sat down near Williams in the pool. Williams and his friends tried that Ohanian is out saying that there was a rat near his table.

When Ohanian attended her match at the French Open, had never heard of Reddit and he had not seen before to play tennis. Its first publication in the social networks on she made a big mistake: it was an image that shows Williams in the midst of a foul in the foot.

It was certainly not the beginning of a book of short stories, but now it is just a fun story for them to remember it. The two are now madly in love of a beautiful girl together. By all accounts, the rough start it worked well for both.