Serena to battle Venus in 20-year first at US Open

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With her win on Wednesday, Venus is through to the third round in NY for the 17th time. "I feel like a superhero when I wear it", she said in a press interview shortly after wearing the outfit. Serena is No. 26, playing in only the seventh tournament since she was off the tour for more than a year while having a baby.

Following each of their second-round wins at the Open, both sisters were asked about what it would be like to play each other once again.

One big difference this time: The superstar siblings will be meeting in the third round at the US Open, their earliest showdown at a major tournament in 20 years. We're both going to come out per usual and play our best in front of you guys.

"I know when I play her, I have to play some of my best tennis", Serena said.

She said: 'I think just the umpire was probably overwhelmed by the situation.

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Cornet said she was stunned that the furor had caused so much controversy and was happy to accept the USTA's apology.

"Plant-based tennis champion (and new mom) Serena Williams has launched vegan clothing line Serena to inspire confidence in women pressured by society to seamlessly juggle career and family responsibilities". "I really started getting serious when I was 7".

In other action, Sloane Stephens made it through after being taken to three sets by Anhelina Kalinina of Ukraine, the defending champion eventually winning 4-6, 7-5, 6-2.

Stephens triumphed after 2 hours and 46 minutes on Arthur Ashe Stadium and will next face two-time Australian Open champion and former world number one Victoria Azarenka. "So I think that's the toughest part for me, when you always want someone to win, to have to beat them". Of course, I was surprised when I just changed T-shirt really quick and he gave me the code violation, I didn't expect it, and I told him it was pretty weird.

Meanwhile, Spanish 12th seed Garbine Muguruza succumbed to unseeded Karolina Muchova of the Czech Republic who recovered from a set down to win 3-6 6-4 6-4 to book a third round clash with Australian Ashleigh Barty.