Tennis legend Serena Williams came to the French Open to cheer on big sister Venus Williams who won her second-round match 6-3, 6-1 over Kurumi Nara of Japan.
A visibly pregnant Serena, who entered donning shades sometime after the match began, sat away from the rest of the Williams clan, under an overhang to block out the beating sun, according to USA Today.
“Yeah, she said, ‘Good job,’” said Venus, of the brief post-match conversation she had with her sister.
“I’m sure she feels the excitement of being at a major and not having the pressure to play and prepare,” Venus adds. “Must be an interesting feeling to say the least. But she knows exactly what it’s like out there, and she’s had a lot of success here. If she stays here through the end, I would like that.”
After the match, fellow players, agents and media reportedly “mobbed” Serena, offering her hugs and congratulations on her pregnancy.
She didn’t have much to say to the press, saying, “I’m on break,” but did note to one outlet that she’s had a easy pregnancy for six months, and that she’ll be “sad” that she will soon have to stop traveling.
Serena had been in Monaco over the weekend doing a number of sponsorship outings and attending the Monaco Grand Prix with fiance Alexis Ohanian on Sunday.
Next up, Venus will play her third-round match against either Elise Mertens of Belgium or Richel Hogenkamp of the Netherlands on Friday.
SOURCE: USA Today, Twitter
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1. Remember when…Serena and Venus came onto the scene in the late 1990s wearing beads and braids?
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2. Serena sports one of her classic Puma tennis dresses at the 1999 US Open.
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3. Venus rocks a cutout tennis dress at the 1999 Grand Slam Cup.
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4. A young Serena Williams wears a two-tone tennis dress at the 2000 Australian Open.
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5. Venus rocks one of her signature cutout tennis outfits at Wimbledon in 2000.
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6. Serena goes pastel purple at the eStyle.Com Classic in 2000.
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7. Venus and Serena looked super stylish at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
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8. Serena is pretty in pink at the 2001 French Open.
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9. Serena celebrates her 2002 Wimbledon win in a traditional (but not-so-traditional) white tennis outfit.
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10. Serena is just a peach at the 2002 Home Depot Championships.
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11. Serena’s orange and white 2003 Wimbledon Puma outfit.
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12. Serena rocks a metallic empire waist at the Women’s Telecom Italia Tennis Masters in 2004.
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13. Serena wins in her gorgeous 2004 Wimbledon outfit.
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14. Serena rocks a denim tennis outfit at the 2004 US Open Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day.
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15. Serena celebrates in this cute Nike ensemble at the 2005 Australian Open.
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16. Serena experiments with a little color blocking at the 2009 French Open.
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17. Venus gets sexy on the court at the 2010 Sony Ericsson Open.
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18. Venus rocks a double slit tennis dress while playing with her sister at the 2010 Australian Open.
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19. Serena goes pink on pink at the 2013 US Open.
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20. Serena looks gorgeous in pink cheetah at the 2014 US Open.
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21. More cheetah for Serena at the 2014 US Open.
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22. Serena wears a yellow crop top at the 2016 Australian Open.
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23. Serena and Venus get braided up in preparation for Rio Olympics.
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24. Serena Williams represents Team USA at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
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