U.S. Open Tennis
The tennis superstar reflects on her controversial U.S. Open match against Osaka in a candid, powerful essay.
The tennis pro addressed accusations that she received coaching during her final against Naomi Osaka.
The U.S. Open champ is also a fan of Kendrick Lamar and Beyoncé.
The International Tennis Federation responds with its defense of the "professionalism" of U.S. Open chair umpire Carlos Ramos.
Billie Jean King is among those who agree that Williams was the victim of a double standard.
Naomi Osaka beat Williams 6-2, 6-4 following Williams' third code violation.
Williams was given a code violation for coaching, which she argued. That led to two more violations, which cost her a point and then a game.
But will the lighthearted moment score points with the G.O.A.T.?
"Look at Serena going to the prom."
The president of the French Tennis Federation said last week that Williams' "Black Panther" catsuit wouldn't be allowed back at the French Open.
The tennis star's remarks about Serena's appearance convey her disbelief in Serena's skill and a disturbing emphasis on her body.
"Serena's baby came out the womb ranked inside the Top 200."
It was her first Grand Slam match since her drug suspension.
The pilot, who was wearing a fireproof suit, survived but has serious burns.