Serena's back at a Slam! OK, sort of; she watched Venus win

Australia's Nick Kyrgios returns the ball to Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber during their tennis match at the Roland Garros 2017 French Open

The now pregnant Serena Williams would like to play in the French Open 2017 if only she could.

"I think I was prepared to come here without her ... when you know something is going to happen, then you're like, 'OK, I'm ready to deal with this.' I've had some time to prepare, I think", she said.

Venus Williams is coming off a straight sets win over Kurumi Nara that took 16 games to decide.

Serena Williams' smiley graphic tank matches her bubbly energy at the French Open.

It was weird to see Serena sitting in a shady spot as she watched Venus win her second-round match, but she said, "it feels fine". Clay can be a grind for Williams, though, and she would do well to be wary of No. 50 Wang, who qualified in both Madrid and Rome and who has beaten France's Caroline Garcia and Russia's Elena Vesnina on clay already this spring.

PARIS-Serena Williams, the victor of 23 Grand Slam titles, often dominates tennis' most coveted events, leaving her young challengers with scraps. "The other days, I was able to kind of get to the locker room and kind of compose myself a little bit". "But I'm definitely looking forward to it".




"I always tell people that you have to enjoy what you're eating". It's awesome. It's something very special that if you love the sport you can do it.

"It was an accident", she said, clarifying why the pic was deleted shortly after it was posted.

She knows how to deal with pressure and how to take advantage of the magnitude of the opportunity in her 20th Roland Garros appearance. "He raised me to be a competitor and a fighter until the last point", Johnson said. I don't know exactly when.

Elsewhere on what's expected to be a sweltering opening day in Paris, world number one Angelique Kerber starts against experienced Russian player Ekaterina Makarova.

Petra Kvitova celebrated her comeback from being sidelined for five months with a hand injury, beating Julia Boserup of the United States 6-3, 6-2. Venus Williams went pro at age 14, so she has been making an incredible living in professional tennis for over twenty years. The Argentinian was the more consistent player, and that was the primary reason he was able to overcome Tsonga's power. Serena's baby announcement on social media was completely unintentional, too.

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