Serena Williams slays at US Open in tennis tutu amid catsuit controversy

Sep 01, 2018, 06:54
Serena Williams slays at US Open in tennis tutu amid catsuit controversy

Tennis fans were furious about the directive but Nadal said event organisers had the right to implement whatever rules they wished.

The Cut reports Williams said of the look, "When I teamed up with Virgil and he pulled out this tutu, I was like..."

"I really believe when you have a tournament like Wimbledon that does what they want you can not say to another event that they have to do another thing", he said.

"It was such a good feeling to be back here - it is one of the best feelings in the world", Williams said. "That's my opinion. Why if Wimbledon has their own rules, why Roland Garros can not have it?" Nike designed the form-fitting, circulation-enhancing one piece for Williams' return to the court after complications during childbirth left her with an increased risk for blood clots. "#ThisMama came back in the room to her looking like this & the 3 minutes it took me to figure out she'd gotten into the red food coloring & wasn't bleeding profusely were the longest 3 minutes of my life". "Do we have any other questions?"

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The 68th-ranked Linette held her own in the early going, but Williams gained the only break she needed in the first set in the seventh game and rolled from there.

Forget congratulated Williams on her attitude.

"He's (Guidicelli) been so easy to talk to", Williams said.

Serena emerged from the tunnel at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday night carrying the portfolio of greatness accumulated in the interim, yet her opening match was tinged with some of the same uncertainty she must have felt in her New York City debut in 1998. While I had a pretty easy pregnancy, my daughter was born by emergency C-section after her heart rate dropped dramatically during contractions. "So I think it's fine".

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Venus Williams moved to the second round by beating Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 in a matchup of past U.S. Open champions.