Venus has struggled in the Majors this year, losing in the first round of the Australian Open and the French Open and losing in the third round of Wimbledon, a championship she has won five times. She wore a custom-designed tutu by Louis Vuitton designer Virgil Abloh and Nike in her match against Magda Linette.
The issue that Williams is drug tested more than other elite tennis players came to light last month when did a deep dive into how often Williams is tested for doping.
Serena Williams doesn't need a superhero suit to show off her skills. The uniform was designed by Nike to aid in blood circulation for Williams after her difficulties during childbirth.
Speaking at a press conference at the US Open, Serena was asked whether she had thought about how she would celebrate Olympia's first birthday.
"It really embodies what I always say: that you can be strong and handsome at the same time". And if she doesn't play this fall, we would definitely understand that at this stage of her career.' Serena last played in Beijing in 2014, losing to Samantha Stosur in the quarter-finals.
But there will no more outings for the striking outfit after the French Tennis Federation president Bernard Giudicelli said in an interview with Tennis Magazine that Roland Garros, one of the four grand slams, is introducing a dress code. CNN reports that Serena Williams stepped onto the court wearing a black and brown, one shoulder dress with a full, tulle skirt.
Though a fictional character, Carrie Bradshaw's tutu in Sex and The City was once seen to be controversial as Sarah Jessica Parker played a sex and relationship writer and the tutu itself was flesh coloured, making Bradshaw appear naked. "I feel like equality, that's all I've been preaching, it's all about equality", she continued.
Also, fuck the French open for trying to regulate women's bodies, because let's be real, it is Serena Williams' curves that are being called out here, because what other reason could they have for banning an outfit that covers up Williams' entire body?