Former world number one Serena Williams has stated that she likes how her body looks after becoming a mother.
The 42-year-old shared a picture on her official account on the social media platform Instagram where she wrote a caption stating that she is embracing the change in her life.
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"Loving yourself is essential,” she wrote. “I find that
I have to remind myself of that self-love through all the different stages in my
life. Right now I love that my body is not picture-perfect.
"I love that I smell like milk - that milk sustains @adiraohanian I love getting to know a new version of my body. It is a change, but it’s a change that has been well worth it. So start this week, knowing that you are loved, and that starts with you. Ok, now I’m about to go to the gym.”
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Serena is often regarded as the greatest player in the
history of women’s singles tennis in the Open era, having won as many as 23 Grand
Slam titles. Other than that she also won an Olympic gold medal for the USA in
the singles category in 2012. She won a doubles gold medal for her country on
three different occasions.
Serena announced her retirement from the sport in September 2022 after struggling with fitness concerns for a long period of time.