Serena Williams Can Now Wear Bodysuits On The Court – Here's Why

PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 02: Serena Williams of the United States celebrates after beating Julia Goerges of Germany 6-3 6-4 in the third round of the women's singles during the French Open at Roland Garros on June 2, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Mike Frey/Getty Images)

Serena Williams Can Now Wear Bodysuits On The Court – Here's Why

A win for #BlackGirlMagic!

Published December 14th

You may remember early this year French Open officials decided to ban catsuits after Serena Williams sprinkled her melanin magic on the courts and flaunted her pregnancy body in this now iconic Nike design compression suit, which she said made her feel like, "a superhero."

ICYMI: Serena wore this black catsuit as a way to prevent post-pregnancy blood clots.

PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 29: Serena Williams of USA during Day Three of the 2018 French Open at Roland Garros on May 29, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)
(Photo: Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)

Well, it looks like after huge social media backlash on Twitter we may be looking at a small win!

According to Yahoo! Sports, the Women’s Tennis Association has changed the game when it comes to on-court attire in their recently released player-related rule changes for 2019.

“Leggings and mid-thigh compression shorts may now be worn with or without a skirt, shorts or dress,” the rule states.

How dope! Leave it to Serena to break barriers!

Written by BET Staff

(Photo: Mike Frey/Getty Images)

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