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Serena Williams' Husband, Alexis Ohanian, Supported Her In The Stands With The Greatest GOAT T-Shirt

This is what love looks like.

Serena Williams’ husband, Alexis Ohanian, is so supportive!

Co-Founder of Reddit Alexis Ohanian and Serena Williams attend the HBO New York Premiere of 'Being Serena'
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He wore a white Nike T-shirt that read, "Greatest Female Athlete," with the word "female" crossed out on it during Williams' Australian Open match against Simona Halep.

Alexis Ohanian and coach Patrick Mouratoglou cheer on Serena Williams against Romania's Simona Halep during their women's singles quarter-final match on day nine of the Australian Open tennis tournament
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"Onward. 👏 Thanks for helping [me] pick my shirt, IG squad,” he wrote on Instagram. “If you want your own, ask @nike.”

Ohanian’s friends Mindy Kaling and Gabrielle Union commented about how much they loved his shirt.

Mindy says "Great shirt my friend"
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Gabrielle says "love it!"
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After winning the match, Williams talked about the possibility of her someday playing doubles with her daughter, Olympia, at the Australian Open.

"It was the only thing that we could do [while social distancing] for almost a whole year of COVID,” she said to the Tennis Channel. “So I was like, 'I would never put my daughter in tennis,' and then, it's the best socially distanced sport that you know, I think, that you can play.”

Williams said her daughter is already learning how to play tennis. "My 3-year-old has a coach,” she laughed. “How ridiculous is that?”

If Olympia does become a tennis pro like her mom, you can bet her father will also be cheering her on in the stands — maybe even with a T-shirt just for her!

Brooke Greenberg

BuzzFeed Daily

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