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Even Pregnancy can't stop Serena Williams success in French Open

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 30 May 2018, 15:40 IST
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The 36 year old, Serena Williams defeated Kristyna Pliskova in French Open who ranked 70 in the world  by 7-6 (4), 6-4  at Roland Garros on tuesday. Serena will now face Australian Ashleigh Barty in the second round.Pliskova won one single title and  three double title in previous WTA tour.

The Serena Williams walked onto  Court Philippe Chatrier in a black bodysuit.  There would have been alarm bells ringing all over Roland Garros beacause Williams had never win a French Open Match.


After beating Kristyna Pliskova Serena Williams wrote- “It feels like this suit represents all the women that have been through a lot mentally, physically, with their body to come back and have confidence and to believe in themselves,”

The 36 year old, Williams had played just two previous WTA tournaments since giving birth to her daughter, Alexis Olympia

Serena Williams wrote- “I definitely feel like it is an opportunity for me to inspire a whole different group of amazing women and kids.”

“I feel like I’m on the right track,” said Williams, who is newly married and a new mother.

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First published: 30 May 2018, 15:18 IST