Serena Williams has not spent a single day away from her 10-month-old daughter

Serena Williams has kissed her daughter Alexis Olympia every single day since she was born on September 1, 2017.

“319 days since I gave birth to this amazing baby @OlympiaOhanian I’ve spent 319 of those days with her,” the tennis legend, 36, tweeted on Wednesday, July 18. “I’m so fortunate.”  

In the accompanying photo, the 10-month-old dozes peacefully in her mother’s arms while on an airplane.

Williams’ sweet post comes just a week after Williams lost to Angelique Kerber in the Wimbledon Ladies’ Single Finals in England. “It was such an amazing tournament for me. I was really hoping to get this far,” an emotional Williams told reporters in a courtside interview following the match. “It’s obviously disappointing, but I can’t be disappointed. I have so much to look forward to. I’m literally just getting started.”

The 23-time Grand Slam champion then addressed other mothers. “I was playing for you today,” she said. “And I tried.” She echoed the sentiment in a July 16 tweet, writing: “These past 2 weeks was a sound for all moms stay home and working you can do it you really can! I’m not any better or diff than any of you all. Your support has meant so much to me. Let’s keep making noise everyday in everything we do. #roadtoUSOpen.”

Gatorade released a commercial featuring Williams on July 12. “You sacrificed, like a mother,” she begins in the spot, which shows her crushing it on the court.. “You pushed through the pain, like a mother. You got back to work, like a mother. You gave 100 percent without any sleep, like a mother. You grew stronger, like a mother. You found an extra gear, like a mother. You battled. You should them you never lost it. You created greatness. . . like a mother.”

Following the birth of Olympia, Williams underwent an emergency operation to prevent life-threatening blood clots. The star’s husband, Alexis Ohanian, paid tribute to her strength in an Instagram post published on July 14, after she lost to Kerber. “Days after our baby girl was born, I kissed my wife goodbye before surgery and neither of us knew if she would be coming back,” the Reddit cofounder, 35, wrote. “We just wanted her to survive — 10 months later, she’s in the #Wimbledon final.” He included a meme of Williams serving the ball with her quote: “Just getting started.”

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10th July 2018, All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, England; The Wimbledon Tennis Championships, Day 8; Serena Williams (USA) a she pulsl backs to win her game against Camila Giorgi (ITA) (photo by John Patrick Fletcher/Action Plus via Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - US player Serena Williams returns against Italy's Camila Giorgi during their women's singles quarter-final match on the eighth day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 10, 2018. (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE (Photo credit should read DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 10: Serena Williams (USA) during her victory against Camila Giorgi (ITA) in their Ladies' Quarter Final match at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Rob Newell - CameraSport via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 10: Serena Williams of the United States plays a backhand against Camila Giorgi of Italy during their Ladies' Singles Quarter-Finals match on day eight of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
US player Serena Williams leaves the court after wining against Italy's Camila Giorgi during their women's singles quarter-final match on the eighth day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 10, 2018. - Williams won the match 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)
US player Serena Williams celebrates breaking serve to go 3-1 up in the final set against Italy's Camila Giorgi during their women's singles quarter-final match on the eighth day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 10, 2018. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)
US player Serena Williams arrives at the training courts on the eighth day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 10, 2018. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)
US player Serena Williams serves to Russia's Evgeniya Rodina in their women's singles fourth round match on the seventh day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 9, 2018. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 09: Serena Williams (USA) during her victory against Evgeniya Rodina (RUS) in their Ladies' Singles Fourth Round match at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 9, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Rob Newell - CameraSport via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 06: Serena Williams of USA during her third round match against Kristina Mladenovic of France on day five of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 6, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Visionhaus/Corbis via Getty Images)
US player Serena Williams celebrates after beating France's Kristina Mladenovic 7-5, 7-6 in their women's singles third round match on the fifth day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 6, 2018. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE (Photo credit should read GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images)
Serena Williams celebrates her win against Kristina Mladenovic on day five of the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. (Photo by Steven Paston/PA Images via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENG - JULY 04: SERENA WILLIAMS (USA) during day three match of the 2018 Wimbledon on July 4, 2018, at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London,England. (Photo by Chaz Niell/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
Serena Williams serves on day five of the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. (Photo by Steven Paston/PA Images via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 04: Serena Williams of The United States reacts during her Ladies' Singles second round match against Viktoriya Tomova of Bulgaria on day three of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 4, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
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