Serena Williams the ‘mother, champion, ruler, goddess’ logo which embellished her Roland Garros outfit on Monday was “a great deal to convey, yet so is being Serena”.
The 37-year-old American endure a first-set alarm before overcoming Russia’s Vitalia Diatchenko 2-6, 6-1, 6-0 to achieve the second round.
US player Serena Williams responds against Germany’s Angelique Kerber amid their ladies’ singles last match on the twelfth day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 14, 2018.
Kerber won the match 6-3, 6-3. /AFP PHOTO/But as she attempted to force herself on her 83rd-positioned adversary, it resembled her stunning decision of ensemble for the event may cause issues down the road for her.
The legend of ‘mother, champion, ruler, goddess’ was written in French in a gesture to her hosts. When the cape was expelled, Williams uncovered a high contrast zebra-stripe print dress, split at one thigh.
A year ago, Williams fell foul of Roland Garros with her one-piece Black Panther outfit which was in this way restricted.