Beyoncé, Kim Kardashian And More Attend Serena Williams And Alex Ohanian's New Orleans Wedding

The 36-year-old world number one has married her Reddit co-founder husband in an intimate ceremony in front of their nearest and dearest.

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Two months after giving birth, Serena Williams has said 'I do' in an intimate wedding ceremony, to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian in front of a bevy of famous friends and family.

Yesterday afternoon, the pair married in the New Orleans Contemporary Arts Centre, surrounded by around 250 guests including the likes of Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Kim Kardashian, Tina Knowles, Eva Longoria, Kelly Rowland and Ciara, reports the Daily Mail.

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According to The Telegraph, an entire block in the city was closed to traffic, with a stream of black SUVs spotted ferrying members of the wedding part to the event.

On arrival, guests were reportedly welcomed with drinks to the Beauty and the Beast-themed nuptialsto the sound of the film's famous song 'Be Our Guest'.

The tennis champion's coach Patrick Mouratoglou wished Serena a 'happy wedding day' on Instagram, amid reports the wedding cost more than $1m (£760,000).

The Mail adds that members of R&B group New Edition played a five-song set during the reception. Meanwhile, table settings were named after Williams' 12 grand slam titles and guests' party favours were recreations of the trophies she received for each corresponding title.

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A source claims Serena wore not one but two dresses for occasion, while Kim Kardashian was seen dressed in a demure black strappy dress and her blonde hair scraped back into a low ponytail.

Beyoncé and Jay-Z cut their holiday on board a yacht in Miami for the festivities, with the rapper/producer having to jet off to North Carolina shortly after the nuptials to perform at his next tour stop.

The 36-year-old tennis star and her husband welcomed their first child together, daughter Alexis Olympia, on 1 September and announced their engagement over a year ago after meeting in Rome in 2015.

Congratulations, you two!

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