‘You shouldn’t be wearing that’ – As Serena Williams opened up about the French Open going crazy with her controversial catsuit

One of the best tennis players in the world, Serena Williams, developed from the game. The 23-time Grand Slam winner has been the face of women’s tennis for more than 20 years. However, the American player’s outfit on the pitch spoke a lot about her personality.

Aside from that, the tennis player attracted a lot of unwanted attention with her clothes, as she wore them when she returned to the sport after the birth of her daughter. New mom Williams returned to tennis after suffering many postpartum problems at the 2018 French Open.

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Serena Williams opens up about her controversial catsuit

The tennis legend shocked her fans by wearing a catsuit French Open. The French Open were not happy with their decision to wear a bodysuit and voiced their concerns. Recall The time she said “That was really cool where I wore a body part like that and people were mad at it. I could not believe it. They said, “You shouldn’t wear that,” well, people, the French Open, were kind of upset about that, and I said, “Why not?”

Tennis – US Open – Flushing Meadows, New York, United States – August 29, 2022 Serena Williams of the U.S. in action during her first round match against Montenegro’s Danka Kovinic REUTERS/Mike Segar

She remembered what the people and the tournament committee had told her at the time. They were like you shouldn’t wear those kinds of outfits. And she stood on the stand “why not” and how she convinced tournament organizers that the catsuit was a medical necessity.

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However, they could not come to terms with her. She said, “I told them, ‘No, no, no, you don’t understand. This is for my health. I have to wear that somehow and they understood when I said that. They weren’t very happy about it, but they understood.” Tennis fans compared the outfit of the former number one to a superhero and caused a lot of chaos among fans and other athletes.

Williams’ outfit at the 2018 US Open

The 23-time Grand Slam champion has made a specific choice customOutfit made for the final tournament before evolving from the sport. Williams was aware that she would be the center of attention in Flushing Meadows. The former world number wore a black iridescent outfit for her first round in the United States Open.

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Heavily influenced by figure skating attire, the exceptionally useful Nike outfit included six-tiered skirts to reflect her six US Open title wins. The tennis ace paired her outfit with a pair of Nike sneakers. Additionally, her laces had a custom gold twin tip applied by her own Serena Williams Jewelry, the American tennis star’s own line of jewelry.

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