Serena Williams’ Grand Slam fashion statements have caught the public’s attention in recent years.

The 2020 Australian Open was no exception (PICS ABOVE) with her lavender dress being one of the most discussed topics.

The 38-year-old American opened her Grand Slam campaign in style dispatching a less-experienced opponent from Russia, Anastasia Potapova, in straight sets 6-0, 6-3, needing just 58 minutes to secure the first-round win.

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The US tennis icon appeared at the Rod Laver Arena wearing a black-spotted purple dress along with high-top lavender shoes and a series of necklaces.

The player’s on-court style was met with mixed reactions ranging from love and praise to total disappointment. While some users found William’s kit very stylish others considered her fashion choice outdated and awkward.

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