Tennis superstar Serena Williams married Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian in New Orleans on Thursday evening, a glamorous grand slam filled with celebrity and sports royalty.
The “Beauty and the Beast”- themed wedding took place at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans. Gold-draped tables covered in yellow, coral, and blue-and-white flowers were named after Williams’ Grand Slam titles and each guest took home a replica of her trophies, according to a photo gallery featured in Vogue. Two thrones graced the head of the long table, seating for the bride and groom.
Thank you for all the kind words–esp from all my Armenian brothers sisters debating when they can claim Serena as Armenian. GL
— Alexis Ohanian Sr. (@alexisohanian) December 30, 2016
The 250 wedding guests were an A-list of athletes and celebs and included Beyoncé and Jay-Z, Kim Kardashian, Eva Longoria, Vogue editor Anna Wintour, Serena’s sister Venus and their mother, Oracene Price, according to news reports. Sports A-listers included Danish tennis star Caroline Wozniacki and her NBA beau David Lee, the Daily Mail reported.
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Williams, 36, who lives in Jupiter, wore a strapless gown and glittering cape designed by Sarah Burton for