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November 20, 2017

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Tennis superstar Serena Williams and Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian wed on November 16, 2017. The couple met about two years ago and have a two-month-old daughter.

The wedding was spectacular — from the guest list (Beyonce and Ciara were in attendance), to the extravagant designer dresses that Williams wore, to the dance performance the couple put on for their guests.

Take a look at the photos below to get a glimpse of the lavish affair.

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Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian met in May 2015, at the Hotel Cavalieri in Rome.

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At the time, Williams had never heard of Reddit and Ohanian knew little about tennis. But Ohanian said he knew he wanted to marry Williams by April 2016. He proposed in December.

The couple welcomed their daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr., in September 2017. Here's Williams holding her before the wedding.

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"The venue — the Contemporary Arts Center of New Orleans — was a decision we both made," Williams told Vogue.

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"Painting and art is something I'm really passionate about, so it just felt natural and different to do it at a contemporary art museum."

The wedding was inspired by Disney's "Beauty and the Beast."

Williams told the wedding planner that she wanted the event to be "opulent" and "like a fairy tale."

"I ended up falling in love with the ball gown silhouette, which is completely the opposite of what I ever thought I would choose for myself," Williams told Vogue.

She wore a Sarah Burton by Alexander McQueen princess gown — along with $3.5 million worth of jewelry.

Here's Williams having her makeup done before the wedding.

And here's Ohanian suiting up.

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"Each one of my groomsmen is a best friend who also represents a different period of my life," Ohanian wrote on Instagram.

Bridesmaids chose their own dress styles.

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When guests arrived, they watched a short video about Serena and Alexis' relationship.

Everyone sat on sofas facing the aisle, as opposed to the altar.

The guest list included megastars like Beyonce, Kelly Rowland, and Kim Kardashian.

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Singer Ciara and actress Eva Longoria were also in attendance.

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At the reception, Williams changed into a short dress, with beads and feathers, designed by Versace.

The couple performed choreographed dance routines.

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Williams' third and final outfit was another Versace dress.

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The wedding concluded with a carousel ride, Ohanian's surprise for Williams. Here's Beyonce taking a spin and looking on at the happy ending.

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