Australian Open

Serena on T-shirt slogan, Serena-tard and Qai Qai

2019-01-16 07:58
Serena Williams (AP)
Serena Williams (AP)

Melbourne - Serena Williams routinely despatched Tatiana Maria 6-0, 6-2 to open her 2019 Australian Open campaign on Tuesday in Melbourne.

It wasn't details of the match that were of interest to the assembled media post-match, but more about off-court matters.

Serena wore an interesting outfit that she amusingly revealed as being referred to as a 'Serena-tard'.

Another very interesting item of discussion was her daughter Olympia's black doll known as 'Qai Qai'.

"Qai Qai is a doll I got for her. I wanted her to have a black doll."

"Growing up, I didn't have that many opportunities to have black dolls."

Serena already has a plan in place for Olympia's next doll.

"With her heritage she's obviously mixed, she's Caucasian and black, but I feel that was her first doll and her second doll would be Caucasian."

Serena wore a T-shirt to the press conference with the slogan "Until we all win" on it.

What exactly did this branding mean to her?

"Until we all win, not just one person, or one look, or one style, or one gender."

"It's across the board until we all we win."

It's a slogan that would make a difference globally if seriously implemented.

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