Serena Williams announces she ‘s engaged to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian

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Tennis star Serena Williams has announced Reddit co-owner Alexis Ohanian is engaged to her.

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On Thursday on Reddit, Williams revealed that her boyfriend of almost two years, Ohanian (left), popped the question after whisking her away on a surprise trip to Rome where they first met.

The 35-year-old, shared the news on Reddit by posting a poem, writing: ‘At the same table we first met by chance / This time he made it not by chance / But by choice / Down on one knee / He said 4 words / And I said yes.’

Ohanian later posted Williams’ poem to his Facebook account (inset), writing: ‘She said yes.’

The pair according to report, first met in May of 2015 in Rome during the clay court tournament in the Italian  city.

They were first spotted together at dinner in San Francisco in November of 2015.

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