An Australian newspaper defended its cartoonist on Tuesday after publishing a caricature of Serena Williams having a temper tantrum at the US Open tennis tournament, which civil rights leaders, celebrities and fans condemned as racist.
Serena Williams says she is suffering from "postpartum emotions" as the 23-time Grand Slam winner struggles to deal with juggling family life and tennis.
Serena is the third oldest female Grand Slam finalist in the Open era at 36 years and 291 days.
Serena Williams made a winning return after more than a year away from tennis by beating Zarina Diyas 7-5, 6-3 to advance on Thursday at the Indian Wells Masters.
Serena Williams returned to the top of the WTA world rankings on Monday and immediately shared the news with her unborn baby.
Serena Williams beat Germany's Angelique Kerber 7-5 6-3 to claim a seventh Wimbledon singles title and equal Steffi Graf's professional era record of 22 grand slam singles crowns on Saturday.
Angelique Kerber booked a Wimbledon final showdown with defending champion Serena Williams as the German ended Venus Williams' bid for a fairytale title with a 6-4, 6-4 victory on Thursday.