Did Venus accidentally reveal the sex of Serena's baby?

Hope Soto
June 1, 2017

The 23-time major champion will not play again in 2017 due to her pregnancy and plans to return in 2018.

Williams found a seat in the shade at Court Philippe Chatrier during her older sister Venus' match against Nara.

"She's going to call me 'favorite aunt, '" Venus Williams said after winning a second round at the French Open. And it's not something which should be my excuse, but, you know, I got mad.

Next up for Williams will be either Richel Hogenkamp or Elise Mertens.

"The first round is always tricky", Williams said.

For almost 4 full hours Wednesday, Johnson stayed the course, over and over, even as the on-court particulars grew complicated.

Williams spoke about Serena's presence as a spectator. She also said she still did not know the gender of her baby. Here's a look at four of the most intriguing matches to start tournament play. "I don't know yet, that's the problem ..." Must be an interesting feeling to say the least. I was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease, and I wanted to maintain my performance on the court.

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The 15th-seeded Kvitova, a two-time Wimbledon champion, lost to American qualifier Bethanie Mattek-Sands 7-6 (5), 7-6 (5) after she double-faulted on match point.

Former US Open champion Sam Stosur did make it through to round two, the 23rd seed beating Kirsten Flipkens 6-2 7-6 (8/6).

The world No. 42 converted five of six break points dispatching Ekaterina Makarova, 6-2, 6-3, one round after Makarova toppled world No. 1 Angelique Kerber.

Kvitova sat with her head in her towel, and the disruption seemed to affect her as she dropped serve in the opening game of the second set.

Williams eventually triumphed 6-4, 7-6 (3) after Wang hit a backhand into the net.

American teenager CiCi Bellis upset 18th-seeded Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands 6-3, 7-6 (5).

Tenth seed Williams, meanwhile, has a relatively modest record on the Paris clay, with only two quarter-final runs to her name since losing to sister Serena in her only French Open final in 2002.

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