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Thread: Serena's storms in tennis rules.

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    Serena's storms in tennis rules.

    Serena Williams was at the center of several tennis storms in 2018, sparking the sport?s governing body into action by making significant changes.

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    What is in this issue? I'm love some inputs.

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    Bunny, The changes address issues that arose this year when Serena Williams, who returned to action after giving birth to her daughter, was unseeded for some events and caused an uproar with a black, skin-tight bodysuit she wore at the French Open.

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    But what about new changes?

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    A player returning from pregnancy will have a three-year period to use her Special Ranking, which will now begin at the birth of the child.

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    For players who would qualify for a seeded position in the draw, the updated rule will ensure they will not face a seed in the opening rounds whether returning from pregnancy or injury.

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    what is current position of Williams?

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    Bunny, Williams’ ranking had fallen to No. 451 when she was not seeded at the French Open.

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    I believe we have sometimes gone too far. Serena’s outfit this year, for example, would no longer be accepted. but You have to respect the game and the place.

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    The Red Tea Detox
    But the new rule changes given the green light by the WTA around fashion choices mean Williams and her rivals will continue to have the freedom to wear what they want.

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