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Posting in the "I Said Yes" section of Reddit where people share their engagement stories, Williams wrote "I came home". Serena wrote a poem that she posted in the "I Said Yes" section of the site. She said: "I definitely want to have kids one day".
There will be little time for celebration however as Williams is due back on the court next week, as she is set to play in the ASB Classic in Auckland, New Zealand.
Williams went to Reddit Thursday (December 29) to break the news in a poem.
Williams' agent, Jill Smoller, confirmed the engagement in an email to The Associated Press.
The pair have reportedly been dating since October 2015 when they met at a lunch but have rarely been spotted together in public. She also added: "Down on knee/He said 4 words/And I said yes".
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At the age of 35, Serena Williams has won 71 WTA titles, including 22 Grand Slam at Wimbledon, the last in summer.
The two has mostly kept their relationship out of the spotlight.
Ohanian replied to the thread, adorably writing, "And you made me the happiest man on the planet".
The tennis legend was previously also linked to her coach Patrick Mouratoglou and rapper Common. The restaurant released surveillance video of the date after a man stole Williams' phone off the table.
According to the insider, Ohanian was quick to pick up Williams' sport. I'm proud to have opened [two] schools in Africa and one in Jamaica [through the Serena Williams Fund and its partners].