In her remarks to reporters after the match, she said the outfit makes her feel like a warrior—of which there were plenty in Wakanda. “I always wanted to be a superhero, and it’s kind of my way of being a superhero,” she said.

Williams’s husband, Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian, shared the feeling. When SportsCenter’s Twitter account proclaimed “SHE’S BACK,” Ohanian commented, “Yes she is. And that superhero outfit.”

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