Serena Williams' one-legged catsuit at the Australian Open is actually a historical shoutout

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Serena Williams' one-legged catsuit at the Australian Open is actually a historical shoutout

Serena Williams paid tribute to one of her heroes during her first match of the Australian Open on Monday.

Facing off against Laura Siegemund, the former world number one took to the court wearing an asymmetrical black, pink and red Nike catsuit that was inspired by sprinter Florence Griffith Joyner, whose 1988 Olympic trial records for the 100-metre and 200-metre sprint still stand today.

As well as being known for her history-making athletic ability, Flo-Jo was also well-known for the brightly-colored and memorable outfits she'd wear (and design herself) while tearing around the track — Beyoncé recreated the iconic look below for Halloween in 2018.  Read more...

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