Watch Serena Williams journey from giving birth to U.S. Open

Serena Williams gets real about feeling like herself again after pregnancy

What they do do however is look wonderful in matching outfits, mmmkay?

Speaking about her daughter in HBO documentary series Being Serena: "For so many years, I defined myself in just one way: by success, by championships, by making history". Every day I step out on this court I am so grateful to have an opportunity to play this sport.

Williams will face Naomi Osaka Saturday at 4 p.m. ET at Arthur Ashe Stadium for the title. Williams squandered one more chance before Osaka sealed the hold with another big serve, offering a Serena-style "C'mon!" Not only did the ensemble make Williams feel like a "superhero" but it was also created to help her avoid blood clots-a medical condition she experienced after giving birth to her daughter.

She also told how she feared the birth complications may have put an end to her top-flight tennis career.

The tranquility didn't last long.

Serena Williams celebrates her win at the U.S. Open quarterfinals on Sept 4.

Williams had been given a first violation by Carlos Ramos for coaching earlier in the set, telling him that she'd "rather lose" than cheat.

'How dare you insinuate that I was cheating? "I stand for what's right", insisted Williams as they headed into the sixth game - in which Osaka held at love.

"'Honey are you giving Quay Quay a kiss now that she fixed her arm", Williams can be heard saying.

Home video footage from Williams' time in the hospital is combined with clips of her being interviewed during this year's U.S. Open. "No matter what happens in any match - semis finals, finals - I just feel like I've already won".

Williams said she didn't know if she would have managed to turn things around if the dispute with Ramos had not occurred. "I've been training on it, practicing it, and it came together", Serena said. "Can't say I hate it".

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