"I think I'm getting there - I've been feeling great in practice". "That's my opinion. Why if Wimbledon has their own rules, why Roland Garros can not have it?"
The stance has been heavily criticised, particularly given Williams wore the catsuit partly to help prevent the potentially fatal blood clots to which she is prone. "Do we have any other questions?"
As for playing in a Tutu, Williams said it was "easy to play in" and "aerodynamic", which means we could possibly see more tutus from Williams, and maybe a full Sailor Moon-inspired outfit or a waterbender Katara-inspired look from Avatar: The Last Airbender.
On Monday, Williams stepped out in a one-shoulder illusion top and black tulle skirt designed by Off-White founder, Virgil Abloh, in collaboration with Nike.
Serena Williams said because of the rules against birthdays as a Jehovah Witness, she won't be celebrating her daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian who would be clocking 1 later this week.
Serena Williams believes she still has plenty of room for improvement after easing through the U.S. Open first round. It was the first time she had been back to the Arthur Ashe Stadium since 2016.
The crowd noise swelled again when Williams successfully challenged a line call and again when she secured the only service break she needed in the first set.
On social media, where the designer tutu was a hit with fans, people applauded Williams for continuing to wear what she wants.
The No. 16 seed Venus Williams will next line up against Italian Camila Giorgi, who defeated American wild card Whitney Osuigwe 6-4, 6-1. It was my first back here in NY, so that wasn't the easiest. I'm a better player now than a few years ago, even if the ranking doesn't show it.
"Once I got settled I started to do what I've been doing in practise and I felt better".