Don't come for Serena Williams, or her unborn child.
The world number one boycotted the Indian Wells tournament for 14 years, after she and Sister, Venus, and her family claimed they were victims of racial taunts, while Serena played in the 2001 final.
Last week, the Romanian player, also known as "Nasty" Nastase, was quoted by media as saying in response to William's pregnancy announcement, "Let's see what colour it has".
Williams stated this on her Instagram account. Yes, we have broken down barriers - however, there are a plethora more to go.
The 23-time Grand Slam singles title holder, said any hate against her and her child will not stop her from pouring love and light into all her endeavours. "I will continue to take a lead and stand up for what's right", she wrote.
Not long after Serena's message to her future little bundle of joy, Alexis tweeted an adorable image celebrating the couple's much-anticipated journey to parenting. I don't know what the racist remark is. He was ejected from the contest and provisionally suspended by the International Tennis Federation. "There are many more important things going on", Nastase said in a telephone interview from Budapest, Hungary. "I'm not done yet", Williams said, adding that she draws inspiration from her sister Venus, 36. On @alexisohanian bday. from the world's oldest number one to the world's youngest number one.
"I am not afraid like you".
When asked how she knew Ohanian was "the one", Williams laughed.
"I think nobody should have to put up with - in life or in any way - to feel verbally threatened and subjected to that sort of abuse", the British player said over the weekend. According to the Daily Mirror, Nastase did not make the comment directly to reporters, but it was still allegedly audible in the room. "Anything I say, I am the bad boy", he told the Associated Press, before denying to Romanian website news.ro he said anything racist. He was present at last week's Fed Cup match between Romania and Great Britain, as he was the Romanian team's captain.