Serena announces engagement to Reddit co-founder

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Tennis great Serena Williams has announced her engagement to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian on Thursday.

Fittingly, Williams announced her acceptance of Ohanian's proposal on her verified Reddit account - in the form of a poem.

Ohanian responded to the world number two's post on the thread entitled 'I said yes' with the comment: "And you made me the happiest man on the planet."

He also shared the Reddit post to his Facebook page with the words: "She said yes."

Williams' announcement was met with congratulations from the WTA via Twitter.