5 months Serena struggles to 800th victory Manilatimes |Sports
PARIS: Serena Williams admitted the ‘mother, champion, queen, goddess’ logo which adorned her Roland Garros outfit on Monday (Tuesday in Manila) was “a lot to carry, but so is being Serena”. The 37-year-old American survived a first-set scare before defeating Russia’s Vitalia Diatchenko 2-6, 6-1, 6-0 to reach the second round. But as she struggled to impose herself on her 83rd-ranked opponent, it looked like her dazzling choice of costume for the occasion might come back to haunt her.Advertisements
The legend of ‘mother, champion, queen, goddess’ was written in French in a nod to her hosts. Once the ... more