Serena Williams Is Dating Alexis Ohanian, the Co-Founder of Reddit

Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian
Serena Williams is dating Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, a source reveals in the new issue of Us Weekly. Grant Lamos IV/Getty Images; Neilson Barnard/Getty Images

It’s a match! Serena Williams is dating Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. “They met at a lunch,” a source reveals in the new issue of Us Weekly. “It’s new.”

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Although Williams, 34, was recently linked to Drake, a second source says it was simply a “flirty friendship.” Now, the tennis pro is making love part of her routine, bringing her new guy, 32, to her workout at the Los Angeles School of Gymnastics on Saturday, Oct. 24. Says an onlooker, “He called her babe and they held hands.”

Ohanian has even been getting into her sport of choice. Says the source, “He said he’d never been into tennis until they started dating!”

Williams lost her bid for the first Grand Slam in tennis in 27 years on Friday, Sept. 11, to Roberta Vinci. The tennis star’s fans were quick to take to the Internet to point fingers at her then-rumored boyfriend, Drake, 29, for her defeat. The rapper had been rooting for Williams from the stands.

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