23 Times major winner Serena William returned to the court after giving birth to her child last September. She wore a black cat suit for her first round match against Kristyna Pliskova who lost 7-6 (7-4), 6-4 to Williams.
Serena hasn’t competed on a court since winning Australian Open last year with eight weeks pregnancy. Her preparation for French Open not been easy as she had to fight lots of post pregnancy issues to be fit enough to compete at highest level.
After the match Serene said, ”all the moms out there that had a tough pregnancy and had to come back and try to be fierce, in the middle of everything. That’s what this represents. It’s exciting. And you can’t beat a catsuit, right?”
Williams was World No. 1 when she took the Maternity leave in Feb 2017. Serena will play Australia’s Ashleigh Barty in the next round. Asked about her chances this year she Said : “I don’t know. I’m definitely here to compete and do the best that I can do.”I’m not putting any pressure on myself as I normally do.