Grit, talent and determination are not the only things that make Serena Williams the greatest athlete of all times. She is not bound by any rules and she does exactly what she isn’t ‘supposed’ to do!
The French Federation banning Serena to wear the cat suit because one should “respect the game”, has taken the internet by storm.
“I feel like a warrior in it, like a warrior princess, a queen from Wakanda maybe,” said Serena Williams, referring to her black cat suit that she wore on court at this year’s French Open.
According to Williams, the body-hugging suit that has been designed by Nike helps her with her blood clots, that she had much trouble with during her pregnancy.
French Open officials banned the cat suit Serena wore because 'one must respect the game and the place' (cat suit is disrespectful, apparently) and so she graced the court dressed in a black tutu, instead
Twenty years since their first meeting at a Grand Slam, sisters Venus and Serena Williams will face each other for a place in the US Open last 16.
"At least this time it will be fair," laughed Venus, referring to last year's Australian Open final when Serena was pregnant with daughter Olympia.
"The last time we played [in a Grand Slam] it was two against one."
This will be their 30th meeting - Venus won the 29th at Indian Wells in March - and the earliest they have faced each other at a major since that initial match two decades ago.
The siblings have gathered a combined 30 Grand Slam singles titles since Venus won that second-round match at the Australian Open in 1998.
"It's obviously a tough match. It's so young in the tournament," said Serena.
"It's not the end of the world. We would have rather met later but we're both going to come out per usual and do our best.”