Serena Williams played in a tennis tournament in front of her baby daughter Alexis for the first time this weekend.
The Czech Republic beat Switzerland 3-1 to advance to its 10th straight Fed Cup semifinals on Sunday, and Serena Williams played her first competitive match in more than a year as defending champion United States defeated the Netherlands 3-1. I feel like that's a very good step in the right direction.' When asked to elaborate on what she felt she had to improve in her game, she noted, 'I'm always a 360 kind of person.
But, as reported by the Mirror, she was more concerned with her little girl being present at the match.
There had been speculation Serena may drop out of Sunday's doubles match, after she did not turn up for practise in the morning with the three other U.S. players.
"I didn't know what to expect". "I feel like I'm on the right track for me".
"Serena's gonna be joining her sister Venus!" she announced, to roars of approval before Williams appeared dressed in a white top, dark blue shorts topped off with a red headband.
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"It was really special to be back out here with Venus and we're so happy Team USA won today", Williams told reporters.
"I didn't manage my time well", she said.
They have enjoyed enormous support from a sold-out 5,200 -strong crowd in the mountainous city of Asheville, North Carolina, famous for its historic architecture, breweries and vibrant art scene.Venus' participation meant there was no room for Lauren Davis, the US' fourth player.
Ohanian was a doting father, carrying their 5-month-old bundle of joy during the match. I'm going to try to do better.
The United States team will travel to France for the semi-finals in April after the French progressed to the last four for the third time in four years courtesy of a 3-2 win over Belgium.