SEE ALSO: Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian tie the knot in gorgeous New Orleans ceremony The top-secret affair was kept largely off of social media for the first 24 hours, so details of the "Beauty and the Beast"-themed nuptials were scarce.
Paparazzi photos from outside the ceremony and reception showed a star-studded crowd -- also including Eva Longoria, La La Anthony, Tina Knowles and Caroline Wozniacki -- and inside Serena and Alexis danced their first dance to "Tale As Old As Time." "Be Our Guest" played as guests entered the reception.
"We did sofas instead of chairs, with everything facing the aisle instead of the altar."As for the date, it actually had an incredibly special meaning.
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Photographed by @mistadubb and @ericamelissa_.“You are the greatest of all time, not just in sport. I am so excited to write so many more chapters of our fairy tale together.” Congratulations to @serenawilliams and @alexisohanian, who exchanged vows last night.
November 16 was her birthday."It is her birthday, and we wanted her to be represented at the wedding,” Serena explained.
Alexis Olympia, named after her father Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian, is a female "junior," which is extremely rare.
After a day of speculation, we finally have a peek inside of Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian's fairy tale wedding.