Williams, a three-times champion at Roland Garros, discovered she was pregnant after winning the 2017 Australian Open and following her return from maternity leave in March, the American suffered early defeats in Indian Wells and Miami.
The former world number one has been snubbed of a seeding by French Open organisers, who chose to make their seedings based on WTA rankings.
The 23-time Grand Slam champion's last appearance on clay was in the final at Roland Garros in 2016 when she lost to Garbine Muguruza.
The 25-year-old American's results on clay in the run-up to the French Open will hardly cause her opponents to shake in their boots but it is a sense of belonging as a reigning grand slam victor that could be what makes her most unsafe.
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She declined to reveal exactly what she bought because "then it wouldn't be a surprise". Mark says he drove her straight to the ER.
Though Williams could have headed into the French Open under the World Tennis Association (WTA) protected or through a special ranking rule, the tournament organisers has denied to allot her a seed.
The WTA has been considering changing the rules to protect players returning from maternity leave, but the earliest any chances could come into effect is next year. Maria Sharapova, a noted rival, said "It's such an incredible effort for a woman to come back from physically, emotionally".
But a second French Open title for the 31-year-old would be a major surprise, especially as the 20th seed has received a tough draw.
That means the 23-time grand slam victor could meet World No.1 Simona Halep in the first round at Roland Garros, for example.
"I don't really think so", said Kvitova who was off the tour for six months previous year after suffering knife wounds fighting off a burglar at her home in the Czech Republic.
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Also, he said the clip illustrates that our brains decide what it wants to hear if there is an ambiguous signal like this one. Voellinger, an audiology specialist at Deaconess Gateway. "I definitely hear Yanny ", "I hear Laurel , I hear laurel ".
"If you're like finished or you stopped because you're going to have a child and you will be in top eight, I think you should have this kind of thing, to have protected seeding", fourth-ranked Elina Svitolina said of Williams.
"At Wimbledon, which runs from July 2-15, the All England Club are likely to seed Serena using its unique system that favours grass-court specialists, given she is a seven-time champion".
Injury then ruled her out of Wimbledon before she made a stunning Grand Slam return at the US Open under the lights of Arthur Ashe Court in August. She may not like it, but she will go with it and prove what she wants to prove in the process.
Williams commented on the frequency of the tests Monday on Twitter. Nike states that the clean black and white color combination is a nod "to the greatest athlete of all time's quest to continue to rewrite the history books when it comes to defining sport dominance".
"There are a couple of others coming around the block, but I wouldn't even name them because, in my eyes, if Rafa stays healthy, injury free, I don't see anybody taking it but him".
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Instead, the judges unanimously decided that an award could be based exclusively on the value of the components involved. Apple has disputed that while it's a much of money, " Samsung violated millions and millions and millions of times".