PARIS (Reuters) – Before sticking to the strict all-white dress code at Wimbledon next month, Venus Williams is indulging in some risque French cancan in Paris.
The American’s black lace corset resembling an offcast from the nearby Moulin Rouge cabaret has been the talk of the French Open, and the accompanying tight skin-colored knickers have raised just as many dumbstruck glares.
The second seed’s 6-2 6-4 second-round win over Spain’s Arantxa Parra Santonja was very much a secondary issue for many Wednesday.
“The design has nothing to do with the rear. It just so happens that I have a very well developed one,” she chuckled during her post-match press conference.