What Serena Williams' Catsuit Ban Says About Race And Tradition In Tennis

Serena Williams of the U.S. walks back to the baseline after returning a shot against Krystina Pliskova of the Czech Republic during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Tuesday, May 29, 2018. (Alessandra Tarantino/AP)

With Meghna Chakrabarti

Serena Williams, that catsuit and testing the lines of tennis traditions.


Caitlin Thompson, co-founder and publisher of Racquet Magazine. (@caitlin_thomps)

Zina Garrison, retired professional tennis player. (@beyondthegold)

Katrina Adams, president and CEO of the United States Tennis Association. She’s the first African-American to hold the office. Retired professional tennis player. ()

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