‘Way To Represent’ – Alexis Ohanian, husband of Serena Williams, shares a heartwarming moment between the LA Dodgers and the Angel City defenseman

Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian have always been committed to women’s sports and their equality in all areas. The couple have always been vocal about their attitude. Alexis Ohanian has promoted the Weareangelcity women’s soccer team – Angel City FC.

He took to his Instagram to celebrate team defenseman Ali Riley for representing the team with baseball player Clayton Kershaw by swapping their athletic jerseys.


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Alexis Ohanian welcomes football-baseball jersey swap

Alexis Ohanian is also the owner of Angel City football team founded by actress Natalie Portman.

He took his Instagram Story to share the Ali Riley team’s jersey swap with Dodgers baseball team pitcher Clayton Kershaw. He explained, “Way to represent @rileythree”.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – SEPTEMBER 03: Alexis Ohanian attends the women’s singles quarterfinal match between Serena Williams of the United States and Qiang Wang of China on day 9 of the 2019 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 3 , 2019 in the borough of Queens in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Some of the most influential women in the world are the owners of the soccer team. Along with Alexis Ohanian, his wife and 23-time Grand Slam winner, Serena Williams is also one of the team’s owners.

Steps taken by Serena Williams to advance equality

Both Alexis Ohanian and Serena Williams have been very vocal about promoting equality in all sports. Both Williams sisters have also advocated equal pay in tennis.


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Little by little, tennis authorities are making concrete changes to promote equality. Wimbledon recently took a step to use the players’ names instead of their husbands’ surnames. It also removed “Ms” or “Mrs” as prefixes from their names.

Tennis – French Open – Roland Garros, Paris, France – June 4, 2021 Serena Williams of the U.S. celebrates after winning her third round match against Danielle Rose Collins of the U.S. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

These are small steps, but significant steps towards an egalitarian sport. These moves will also influence changes in other sports where women players are not given much importance.


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Serena Williams had made a comeback after a full year because of her hamstring injury. However, French player Harmony Tan defeated her in the first round of Wimbledon. Nonetheless, she is still optimistic about her attendance at the US Open.

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