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Bernard Giudicelli, the French Tennis Federation president, said in a Tennis Magazine interview that "it will no longer be accepted".

Paris: French Open director Guy Forget says Serena Williams' attitude defused a potential row over an up-coming dress code that he insists will be far less strict than the one at Wimbledon, French sports daily L'Equipe reported on Tuesday.

The 36-year-old tennis champion won her first match at the US Open on Monday, swapping out her usual catsuit for a tutu worthy of a ballerina.

So after needing just 70 minutes to put together a 6-4, 6-0 victory over 68th-ranked Magda Linette of Poland under the lights at Arthur Ashe Stadium, Williams was excited to go make amends.

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Serena Williams at the 2018 US Open.

"The first set was tight".

Williams, who counts six US Open titles among her 23 Grand Slams, can match Margaret Court's all-time record of 24 majors with another title at Flushing Meadows. Venus is made a decision to play Camila Giorgi of Italy, who posted a 6-four, 6-1 bewitch over American wildcard recipient Whitney Osuigwe.Serena's reaction to 1 other all-sister outing changed into straightforward: "True got to play, hopefully receive there."Venus changed into somewhat extra verbose in addressing the that you just would possibly per chance be ready to deem third-spherical locate, announcing, "Yeah, that's the diagram".

In a post to her Instagram, Williams shared an anecdote about her latest plane journey with almost 1-year-old Olympia, which ended with Williams covered in vomit.

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Also, the win gives the confidence for the players. "We need the balance with the midfielders. He's off and running as Arsenal's manager but don't let the 3-1 scoreline deceive you.

RAFAEL Nadal seems to have a dog in tennis's catsuit fight.

Williams made her debut post-maternity leave in France, wearing what she described as a "Wakanda-inspired catsuit".

"Olympia doesn't celebrate birthdays", the tennis champion said in a press conference. It was my first back here in NY, so that wasn't the easiest.

"I just tried to stay calm and play my game", Stephens said. "Out of all the players it's been proven I'm the one getting tested the most". Magda, she's this kind of fighter. "First match of a Grand Slam is always good to get through".

Neil Simon, prolific playwright and screenwriter, dies at 91
The first play Simon wrote was 1961's " Come Blow Your Horn ", which ran on Broadway for more than a year to favorable reviews. The cause of death was complications with pneumonia, according to a statement from public relations firm DKC/O&M.

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?

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