Bride-to-be Ser­ena is only fo­cused on win­ning Aussie Open

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SER­ENA Wil­liams has in­sisted she won’t start plan­ning her wed­ding un­til af­ter the Aus­tralian Open has fin­ished next month.

The 35-year-old pro­fes­sional ten­nis player – who pre­vi­ously dated Drake, Com­mon and Grigor Dim­itrov – an­nounced in De­cem­ber that she was engaged to Red­dit co-founder Alexis Oha­nian, and has now said she “hasn’t thought” about her mar­riage plans be­cause she’s too fo­cused on her up­com­ing tour­na­ment.

Speak­ing to Us Weekly mag­a­zine, she said: “(Be­ing engaged) feels good. I re­ally haven’t thought about it too much, be­cause I wasn’t even re­ally gonna think about it un­til af­ter the tour­na­ment.

“So, I just keep say­ing, ‘Fe­bru­ary, I’ll start look­ing at the big­ger pic­ture of my life.’ But right now, I’m just so fo­cused that this is all I can think about.”

Last month, Wil­liams re­vealed her en­gage­ment on her ver­i­fied Red­dit ac­count, with a poem: “I came home. A lit­tle late. Some­one had a bag packed for me. And a car­riage waited. Desti­na­tion: Rome. To es­cort me to my very own ‘charm­ing’. Back to where our stars first col­lided. And now it was full cir­cle. At the same table we first met by chance. But by choice. Down on knee. He said 4 words. And I said yes.”

Ser­ena – whose older sis­ter Venus, 36, is also a cham­pion ten­nis player – pre­vi­ously said she wants to have chil­dren “some day” but still feels like she is too young.

She ex­plained: “I def­i­nitely want to have kids one day. And the older I get, the more I’m like, ‘I’m too young!’” – Bang Me­dia

‘Fe­bru­ary, I’ll start look­ing at big­ger pic­ture’

ENGAGED: Ser­ena Wil­liams can’t think about wed­ding plans now.

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