Serena Williams earns raves for wearing green bodysuit and fishnets on the tennis court

Francesca Specter
Yahoo Style UK deputy editor

Over the past year, Serena Williams has developed something of a reputation for her on-court ensembles.

The new mom notably wore a supportive catsuit while competing in last year’s French Open — a look that was subsequently banned.

The champion then responded by  playing in a tutu — the brainchild of fashion designer Virgil Abloh of Off-White — at the U.S. Open.

Fans have come to expect a sartorial statement from the 37-year-old, and she didn’t disappoint in Australia on Monday.

Williams walked onto the court in a black coat for her match against Tatjana Maria, then removed the outerwear to reveal a mint green Nike bodysuit paired with fishnet tights.

Serena Williams dazzled in her custom-made Nike outfit. (Photo: Getty)

The skintight look, which perfectly displayed her killer figure, was an instant hit with fans.

Williams, who won the match, later told the press that her body-hugging outfit was designed to show women that they can return to fitness after giving birth.

“I wanted to be fit,” she said. “I came back. Nike always wants to make an incredibly strong, powerful statement for moms that are trying to get back and get fit. That was basically it for me.”

She also named her all-in-one jumpsuit a “Serena-tard.”


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