As the world knows, Serena is more than a record-smashing, boundary-breaking tennis champion. Her achievements, on and off the court, make her one of the most recognizable names and faces in the world – the G.O.A.T.
Serena’s lifelong passion for design led her to fashion school, which she attended in between winning Grand Slams. In 2018, she launched her own clothing line, S by Serena, designed to empower people to look and feel their absolute best. She launched a new line in 2021 and its getting rave reviews. Yet, it all started back in 2018 when she took her fashion to the tennis court.
In her first Grand Slam match in nearly 16 months, back in 2018, Williams defeated Kristyna Pliskova, 7-6 (4), 6-4, in the first round of the French Open on Tuesday.
Much has changed in Williams’s life since she last played on one of the game’s biggest stages, winning the 2017 Australian Open.
She is now married and the mother of an daughter. Ranked No. 1 when she left the game, now she’s slowly building back up her rank as an unseeded player after playing only four singles matches on tour this season.
And she has been doing it all while wearing a stylish black lycra bodysuit that fit her like a sleek, sexy superhero.
“I call it like my Wakanda-inspired catsuit,” Williams said, in a reference to the blockbuster movie Black Panther. Yet this was not a purely sartorial decision, it was for her health too.
Tennis fans and naysayers alike noticed that in just about every