Venus Williams Turns Heads in Win

Patty Schnyder loses, but nobody's looking at her
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted May 23, 2010 10:43 PM CDT
Updated May 24, 2010 6:05 AM CDT
Venus Williams returns the ball to Switzerland's Patty Schnyder during their first-round match in the French Open at Roland Garros in Paris, Sunday, May 23, 2010.   (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
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(Newser) – Venus Williams won her French Open first-round match yesterday, but the spotlight was on what she was wearing—and not wearing. The No. 2 seed sported a lacy black concoction with underpinnings similar to the ones that caused a stir at the Australian Open by creating the illusion that she was going commando. The get-up is "about illusion," Williams told the AP. Well, all right, then.

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