/Serena Williams shows up to support Venus at French Open

Serena Williams shows up to support Venus at French Open


Sandra Harwitt, Special for USA TODAY Sports

Published 7:22 a.m. ET May 31, 2017 | Updated 1 hour ago

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PARIS — A noticeably pregnant Serena Williams was a special visitor to the French Open on Wednesday when she watched sister, Venus, win her second-round match 6-3, 6-1 over Kurumi Nara of Japan.

Serena didn’t sit with the rest of the family contingent, preferring to sit under an overhang in the player’s box where the sun would not beat down.

After the match concluded, Serena, donning a floral light raincoat over a white Nike t-shirt that revealed her blossoming stomach, was a sought after person in the player lounge area.

Fellow players, former hitting partner Sascha Bajin, her sisters’ agent Carlos Fleming, and just about anyone she…

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