"The biggest difference is definitely I'm semi on time today", she continued.
Williams eventually revealed that she had an emergency cesarean section, then encountered trouble breathing afterward because of a pulmonary embolism and needed a follow-up operation.
The Grand Slam champion also quipped that the outfit was "Wakanda-inspired", referring to the Marvel film Black Panther, in which numerous characters wear similar bodysuits.
Tuesday's return was striking, from Williams' powerful shots to her outfit, which called to mind the "catsuit" she wore at the 2002 U.S. Open.
Azarenka was keen to highlight the physical changes that make a successful return to tennis more hard for mothers than fathers, while Williams feels that an added emotional attachment brings its own difficulties.
"I always wanted to be a superhero and it's kind of my way of being a superhero", she said.
Venus' 21st singles appearance at Roland Garros resulted in exiting consecutive majors in the first round for the first time in her career.
"It's a fun suit, but it's also functional so I can be able to play without any problems".
After sharing the heartfelt story Alexis wrote: "I'm grateful for all the people around the world who adore my wife... I was terrified, and it was a whole new kind of fear". They talk about the baby and how happy they are.
She explained: "For so many years, I defined myself in just one way: by success, by championships, by making history".
Serena Williams has always been known for her bold on-court looks, and in her return to the French Open overnight, she certainly didn't disappoint.
"What she's done to be able to get back, along with Vika (Azarenka), as well, and a lot of the other girls who are coming back after pregnancy is a pretty fantastic thing". Two years has been a really long time since my last match on clay but I feel good.
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It was Sharapova's first win at the French Open since 2015 after she served a drug ban in 2016 and was not granted a wild card past year. But as Williams beat Kristyna Pliskova in straight sets, fans were even more excited about what she was wearing. I have been wearing trousers in general a lot when I play so I can keep, you know, the blood circulation going. "Yeah, so I think there are definitely some differences, but there is a lot of similarities, as well".
"Olympia needs a little sister, and then we can have a boy".
"But she's ny priority, and I work everything around her".