NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 27: Husband of Serena Williams, Alexis Ohanian cheers during the women's singles first round match between Serena Williams and Magda Linette and on Day One of the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 27, 2018 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Alexis Ohanian, Serena Williams' Biggest Fan

The tennis star's loyal husband is one of the best sideshows at the major tournaments.

Serena Williams' husband, Alexis Ohanian, has become a fixture at major tennis tournaments, a 6'5" source of intense concentration and killer fists pumps. Here, a look at the Reddit cofounder and tech entrepreneur as he's busy being his wife's biggest fan. Above: Ohanian approves at the U.S. Open in New York on August 27.

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 27: Reddit Co-Founder and Serena Williams husband Alexis Ohanian during the opening night gala of the 2018 tennis US Open held at Arthur Ashe stadium of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 27, 2018 in Flushing Meadows, Queens, New York City. (Photo by Jean Catuffe/GC Images) Jean Catuffe/GC Images THINKING CAP LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 04: Alexis Ohanian watches his wife Serena Williams during her second round match against Viktoriya Tomova on day three of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 4, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Visionhaus/Corbis via Getty Images) Visionhaus/Corbis via Getty Images WIMBLEDON WOW

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 04: Alexis Ohanian watches his wife Serena Williams during her second round match against Viktoriya Tomova on day three of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 4, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Visionhaus/Corbis via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 04: Alexis Ohanian watches his wife Serena Williams during her second round match against Viktoriya Tomova on day three of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 4, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Visionhaus/Corbis via Getty Images)
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PARIS, FRANCE June 3. French Open Tennis Tournament - Day Eight. Serena Williams' husband Alex Ohanian cheers on Serena Williams and Venus Williams of the United States in action against Andreja Klepac of Slovenia and Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez of Spain in the Women's Doubles Competition on Court One at the 2018 French Open Tennis Tournament at Roland Garros on June 3rd 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE June 3. French Open Tennis Tournament - Day Eight. Serena Williams' husband Alex Ohanian cheers on Serena Williams and Venus Williams of the United States in action against Andreja Klepac of Slovenia and Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez of Spain in the Women's Doubles Competition on Court One at the 2018 French Open Tennis Tournament at Roland Garros on June 3rd 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images)
Tim Clayton - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images Tim Clayton - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images PARIS, FRANCE May 31. French Open Tennis Tournament - Day Five. Serena Williams' husband Alex Ohanian, (left), during the Serena Williams of the United States match against Ashleigh Barty of Australia on Court Philippe-Chatrier in the Women's Singles Competition at the 2018 French Open Tennis Tournament at Roland Garros on May 31st 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images) Tim Clayton - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images HANDS UP PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 29: Serena Williams 's husband Alexis Ohanian and trainer Patrick Moratoglou attend the 2018 French Open - Day Three at Roland Garros on May 29, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Pierre Suu/Getty Images) Rindoff Petroff/Suu/Getty Images DOUBLE YEAH INDIAN WELLS, CA - MARCH 08: Alexis Ohanian, co-founder and executive chairman of the social news website Reddit, cheers for his wife Serena Williams as she battles against Zarina Diyas, of Kazakhstan, during Day 4 of the BNP Paribas Open on March 8, 2018 in Indian Wells, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images ASTONISHED At Indian Wells, California, on March 8. Earlier this year, Ohanian talked to the New York Times about watching Williams play: "I’ve had this front-row seat over the last three years to greatness. It’s a humbling experience seeing really what high-pressure situations actually look like professionally, seeing just what it takes to actually be that great. It is a work ethic on another level."

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