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Serena Williams’ heartwarming tribute to two-year-old daughter

To celebrate two years since their daughter, Alexis was born, Serena has shared a poignant message to her followers. 

The tennis star took to instagram to post a snap taken the day she was born, with Alxis Olympia on her chest and her husband looking lovingly at both of them. 

"The last two years have been my greatest accomplishment,” the photograph was captioned with. 

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The last 2 years have been my greatest accomplishment

A post shared by Serena Williams (@serenawilliams) on Sep 1, 2019 at 5:59am PDT

The image straight away garnered thousands of happy comments from celebrity friends, family and supporters who took turn gushing over the first-time mother’s loving message. 

"This photo just made me tear up. So beautiful," wrote model Ashley Graham who is currently waiting on the arrival of her first child.

"Love you sis," wrote ex-Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger, before finishing with, "Ps. Who looks that GORGEOUS after just giving birth!?!"

While pop artist Ciara simply wrote: "Proud of you mama. God is so good."

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A post shared by Alexis Ohanian Sr. (@alexisohanian) on Sep 1, 2019 at 8:03am PDT

Serena’s husband, co-founder of social news site Reddit, Alexis Ohanian, also shared a warm message for his baby girl’s birthday where he wrote:  “How has it already been two years? Happy cake day @olympiaohanian. 

“Thank you for being the greatest thing we've ever done. And thank you for teaching me that every parent in the US deserves those first months with their newborn. I'm a better business leader because of it.”

Ohanian has been championing for the rights of males to receive paid paternity leave since having his first child. 

Serean and Alexis have previously shared the frightening moments in anticipation of their firstborn’s birth, with the tennis star admitting she “almost died” due to a series of complications.

Scroll through the gallery above to see Serena and Alexis' special moments with their daughter over the last two years.