Fourhand: Serena Williams hits the court at seven months pregnant

by: Multiple Authors | June 16, 2017

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Fourhand is our weekly roundup of the latest on- and off-court buzz​. 

BOSS MODE

The 35-year-old hit the practice court while an estimated seven months pregnant.

 

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The common misconception is that exercising while pregnant is dangerous, when the opposite is actually true. Williams' coach Patrick Mourataglou said Williams may be back on the tour  as soon as the Australian Open. 

DIRTY LAUNDRY 

Kristina Mladenovic came out on top against defending champion Garbine Muguruza in a Roland Garros quarterfinal slugfest. 

She later penned a rambling, first-person essay for Sport360, musing about how she deemed her home-country crowd ultimately quite fair to her opponent, and aired dirty laundry on her non-relationship with her ex-doubles partner Caroline Garcia.

STUPID, STUPID 

At an ATP Challenger in Nottingham, Brydan Klein was given a game penalty by chair umpire Mohamed Lahyani after netting a return off a Sam Groth serve. Klein can be heard yelling: "Stupid, stupid person. Hit it."

NEW GIG

Lleyton Hewitt's next step in his post-playing career is going to be leading the new Albany Tennis Academy in The Bahamas. "It was a great base for me and I saw this as a great opportunity to give back to the sport and to do something that I love," the two-time Grand Slam champion said. 

He will juggle the new coaching role with his duties as Australia's Davis Cup captain.

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