But having revealed that she suffered from blood clotting, which required life-saving surgery after her daughter's birth, she says the suit should not be dismissed as just another fashion gimmick.
But blessed with one of the sharpest tennis minds in the business, Barty's game plan will be to boss Williams from side to side in an attempt to exhaust the underdone grand slam colossus. "It's really fun", she said, referencing the fictional nation at the centre of the Black Panther blockbuster movie. I'm not putting any pressure on myself as I normally do, " she said.
After beating Williams in the 2016 final, Muguruza's title defense was ended in the fourth round a year ago.
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Williams made her return to the Roland Garros courts in a skintight black catsuit, saying she does so for a couple reasons.
"I did everything possible with my team to get us in a position to be able to play today". I want her to know that I put her first in my life.
"She's continuing her incredible rise since she came back and been so focused on tennis".
"I have been really enjoying it". Serena won 82 percent of her total service points despite struggling with her second serve, and she had just 25 unforced errors.
While dresses or skirts are generally the go-to look for female tennis players, some users have noted that Williams is not the first to break the norm - American Anne White donned a white bodysuit at Wimbledon in 1985; Williams herself at least practiced in one in 2011.
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"Two years has been a really long time", she told the crowd in French, referring to her last match on clay.
Pliskova, a lefty whose twin sister upset Williams in the 2016 US Open semifinals, actually hit more aces, 15.
Beyond that, Williams wanted her comeback to mean something to moms like her who are trying to get back in the game (literally and figuratively) after giving birth. I think Serena is also in a very different place and just what an opportunity. Her 7-6, (7/4), 6-4 win wasn't flashy or hard-fought, it was effective.
So, when did Ashleigh Barty know officially that a second round date against Serena Williams at the French Open awaited her? "But she's my priority, and I work everything around her. The connection that it gives me to Olympia, it's been one of the most magical things I've ever experienced".
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