Serena Williams just explained why she chose to wear THAT catsuit

'You can't beat a catsuit, right?'

Serena Williams won the Australian Open last year in the early stages of pregnancy, and now following a traumatic pregnancy and the birth of baby Alexis Olympia, she’s back in the game.

Taking to the court of the French Open this week, Serena donned a Wakanda-inspired catsuit, something that got everyone talking for all the right reasons.

As it turned out, the 36-year-old tennis pro’s fashion decision had everything to do with her daughter, who’s traumatic birth almost killed her.

Speaking of her decision behind the daring fashion choice, Serena explained in an interview with the Tennis Channel, ‘It represents all the mums out there who had a tough pregnancy and had to come back and try to be fierce in the middle of everything’.

She continued: ‘That’s what this represents and it’s exciting. The catsuit, you can’t beat a catsuit, right?’

‘I feel like a warrior in it, like a warrior princess kind of, [a] queen from Wakanda,’ she went on to explain. ‘I’m always living in a fantasy world. I always wanted to be a superhero, and it’s kind of my way of being a superhero. I feel like a superhero when I wear it.’

Serena then uploaded a snap of her in the suit at the French Open to her Instagram, captioning the photo, ‘Catsuit anyone? For all the moms out there who had a tough recovery from pregnancy—here you go. If I can do it, so can you. Love you all!!’

Like we needed another reason to love Serena Williams.

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