Why Serena Williams wore a catsuit to the French Open
30 May, 2018, 19:55 | Author: Drew Briggs
"I call it, like, my Wakanda-inspired catsuit", she said in an on-court interview in reference to the fictional nation in the record-shattering Marvel flick.
The new outfit also was reminiscent of the tight-fitting white bodysuit that American player Anne White wore at Wimbledon in 1985. "I have been wearing trousers in general a lot when I play so I can keep, you know, the blood circulation going". Sharapova managed to turn things around, and Hogenkamp angrily tossed her racket at the red clay after Sharapova resisted pressure on her serve in the sixth game, saving two break points.
The three-time French Open champion came in unseeded despite being ranked No. 1 in the world when she took maternity leave past year, later giving birth to her first child in September.
Pliskova, ranked 70th in the world, said she expected Williams would not play as well as she did - the Czech player out-aced Williams - but the 23-time Grand Slam victor proved to be a tough opponent as usual. "It was a wonderful experience and it just kind of helped me get everything going and get my competition and competitive juices flowing", said Serena.
French Open organisers stick rigidly to the WTA rankings, so would not seed Serena. Her baby was born September 1; Williams married Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian in November.
Meanwhile, Rafael Nadal survived a mini-crisis to rack up his 80th win at Roland Garros on Tuesday as the 10-time champion defeated Italian lucky loser Simone Bolelli 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (9) to reach the second round.
The 36-year-old added: "I'm always living in a fantasy world". But, you know, I'm just here enjoying myself and see what happens. I trained hard. I'm just happy to have a won match here.
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His heroic act has been praised by the mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo as she took to Twitter to praise for his "act of bravery". In the now-famous feat, Gassama scaled several stories, earning him the "Spiderman" nickname, to save the child.
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Braden Holtby stopped 28 shots for the Capitals, whose first Stanley Cup Final game in 20 years was a defensive nightmare. With Lil Jon performing ahead of their game, maybe it'll be a way to hype them up before their hit the ice.
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Chris Paul Out Game 6 With Right Hamstring Strain
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Ireland referendum could lift abortion ban
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Boston will use same starting lineup in Game 6
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