Johanna Konta gives birth to first baby with husband Jackson Wade

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Johanna Konta and Jackson Wade are first-time dad and mom (Image: Getty Photographs)

Johanna Konta is formally a mum after welcoming her first little one with husband Jackson Wade. 

The British tennis star, who retired final December, introduced the arrival of her child lady with a candy picture of the new child. 

Introducing her first-born to the world, Johanna, 31, is seen cradling the sleeping tot in her arms whereas standing of their kitchen. 

She saved the Instagram caption quick and candy however made certain to disclose the identify, writing: ‘Child Emmeline 12/09/22.’ 

Main the stream of congratulations, Harry Potter actor James Phelps mentioned: ‘Superb information. Congratulations to you each.’ 

The handlers managing the account for the French Open, often known as Roland Garros, commented: ‘Congratulations ! 🧡’ 

Welcome to the world little Emmeline (Image: @johannakonta, Instagram)
Johanna and Jackson tied the knot in December, seven months after saying their engagement (Image: Getty Photographs)

Tennis participant Gabi Taylor joined in: ‘Congrats Jo!!’ 

Fellow sports activities star Freya Christie mentioned: ‘Congrats😍’ 

Naomi Broady additionally wrote: ‘Welcome little Emmeline!! Effectively performed mum and congratulations to you each.’ 

Johanna introduced her being pregnant in Could with a photograph of Jackson cradling her child bump with a balloon arch behind them. 

She captioned the picture: ‘Busy baking my very own little muffin proper now.’ 

It got here after the sports activities star retired from tennis in December 2021 on the age of 30, and was later compelled to disclaim ideas that the choice was associated to her being pregnant. 

Johanna retired from tennis final 12 months aged 30 and mentioned she is ‘grateful’ for her profession (Image: Getty Photographs)

‘As a lady, you begin attending to a sure age, hitting sure milestones after which it’s straightaway assumed – ‘okay, properly, when’s the child coming?’ she mentioned. 

‘I don’t assume it’s performed with any hurt, however it could be good to speak about my profession and issues like that – like my male counterparts within the sport.’ 

‘I’m unsure they’re asking Rafa Nadal when he was lastly going to marry his girlfriend earlier than he did, or when he’s going to have youngsters.’

She added: ‘One, it’s a really private determination and, , I believe it may be a bit insensitive, particularly for individuals who perhaps don’t need to [have children] or produce other difficulties.’ 

Whereas saying her retirement from tennis, Johanna mentioned she was merely ‘grateful’ for her profession. 

Johanna and Jackson married at a ceremony in London in December, seven months after saying their engagement.

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