Serena Williams earns raves for wearing green bodysuit and fishnets on the tennis court

Over the past year, Serena Williams has developed something of a reputation for her on-court ensembles.

The new mom notably wore a supportive catsuit while competing in last year’s French Open — a look that was subsequently banned.

The champion then responded by  playing in a tutu — the brainchild of fashion designer Virgil Abloh of Off-White — at the U.S. Open.

Fans have come to expect a sartorial statement from the 37-year-old, and she didn’t disappoint in Australia on Monday.

Williams walked onto the court in a black coat for her match against Tatjana Maria, then removed the outerwear to reveal a mint green Nike bodysuit paired with fishnet tights.

The skintight look, which perfectly displayed her killer figure, was an instant hit with fans.

Williams, who won the match, later told the press that her body-hugging outfit was designed to show women that they can return to fitness after giving birth.

“I wanted to be fit,” she said. “I came back. Nike always wants to make an incredibly strong, powerful statement for moms that are trying to get back and get fit. That was basically it for me.”

She also named her all-in-one jumpsuit a “Serena-tard.”

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NEW YORK, USA - AUGUST 29: Serena Williams of USA competes against Carina Witthoeft of Germany (not seen) during US Open 2018 tournament in Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing, New York, United States on August 29, 2018. (Photo by Mohammed Elshamy/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 15: Serena Williams of the USA in her first round match against Maria Tatjana of Germany on day two of the 2019 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 15, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by James D. Morgan/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, USA - AUGUST 29: Serena Williams of USA competes against Carina Witthoeft of Germany (not seen) during US Open 2018 tournament in Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing, New York, United States on August 29, 2018. (Photo by Mohammed Elshamy/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, USA - AUGUST 29: Serena Williams of USA competes against Carina Witthoeft of Germany (not seen) during US Open 2018 tournament in Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing, New York, United States on August 29, 2018. (Photo by Mohammed Elshamy/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 29: Serena Williams of the United States serves against Carina Witthoeft of Germany during her women's singles second round match on Day Three of the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 29, 2018 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Jaime Lawson/Getty Images for USTA)
FLUSHING MEADOW, NY - AUGUST 27: SERENA WILLIAMS (USA) day one of the 2018 US Open on August 27, 2018 at Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadow, NY. (Photo by Chaz Niell/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
FLUSHING MEADOW, NY - AUGUST 27: SERENA WILLIAMS (USA) day one of the 2018 US Open on August 27, 2018 at Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadow, NY. (Photo by Chaz Niell/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 27: Serena Williams of the United States returns the ball during her women's singles first round match against Magda Linette of Poland on Day One of the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 27, 2018 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
Aug 27, 2018; New York, NY, USA; Serena Williams of the USA reacts after beating Magda Linette of Poland in a first round match on day one of the 2018 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 27: Serena Williams of the United States in action against Magda Linette of Poland in the first round of the US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Centre on August 27, 2018 in New York City, United States. (Photo by TPN/Getty Images)'n'n
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25: Serena Williams attends the 2018 Arthur Ashe Kids' Day at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 25, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images)
MASON, OH - AUGUST 14: Serena Williams of the United States serves to Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic during Day 4 of the Western and Southern Open at the Lindner Family Tennis Center on August 14, 2018 in Mason, Ohio. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE May 30. French Open Tennis Tournament - Day Four. Serena Williams of the United States in action along with her sister Venus Williams of the United States during their match against Shuko Aoyama of Japan and Miyu Kato of Japan in the Women's Doubles Competition at the 2018 French Open Tennis Tournament at Roland Garros on May 30th 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, USA - SEPTEMBER 05: Serena Williams of the United States (C) celebrates during the match against Yaroslava Shvedova (not seen) of Kazakhstan within fourth round Women's Singles match on Day Eight of the 2016 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 5, 2016 in New York City, NY, United States. (Photo by Volkan Furuncu/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 12: (AUSTRALASIA & EUROPE OUT) American tennis player Serena Williams poses during a photo shoot wearing the outfit she will wear in the upcoming 2012 Australian Open Tennis Championships in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. (Photo by Fiona Hamilton/Newspix/Getty Images)
(AUSTRALIA OUT) Australian Open 2007. American Serena Williams looks down at her tennis dress during her semi-final victory over the Czech Republic's Nicole Vaidisova, won in straight sets 7-6, 6-4, during the Women's Singles competition at the 2007 Australian Open tennis tournament at Melbourne Park. Williams, unseeded, will now advance to her third Australian Open final, 25 January 2007. THE AGE SPORT Picture by VIKI LASCARIS (Photo by Fairfax Media/Fairfax Media via Getty Images)
FLUSHING MEADOWS, UNITED STATES: Number 3 seed Serena Williams warms up in her tennis outfit in her match against Lindsey-Lee Waters of the United States at the 2004 US Open at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing Meadows, New York 01 September 2004. AFP PHOTO Timothy A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
BEIJING, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 29: Serena Williams of the USA celebrates a point in her match against Silvia Soler-Espinosa of Spain during day three of the China Open at the China National Tennis Center on September 29, 2014 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 07: Serena Williams of the United States returns a shot against Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark during their women's singles final match on Day fourteen of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 7, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Bilgin S. Sasmaz/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
Serena Williams, USA, in action against Caroline Wozniacki, Denmark, in the Women's Singles Final during the US Open Tennis Tournament, Flushing, New York, USA. 7th September 2014. Photo Tim Clayton (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images)
KEY BISCAYNE, FL - MARCH 21: Serena Williams plays a match against Flavia Pennetta of Italy during Day 4 of the Sony Open at Crandon Park Tennis Center on March 21, 2013 in Key Biscayne, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 05: Serena Williams of the United States celebrates after defeating Ekaterina Makarova of Russia during their women's singles semifinal match on Day Twelve of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 5, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Williams defeated Makarova in two sets 6-1, 6-3. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 05: Serena Williams of the United States celebrates after defeating Ekaterina Makarova of Russia during their women's singles semifinal match on Day Twelve of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 5, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Williams defeated Makarova in two sets 6-1, 6-3. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Serena Williams of the US celebrates her victory over Ekaterina Makarova of Russia during their US Open 2014 women's singles semifinals match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Center September 5, 2014 in New York. Williams won 6-1 6-3. AFP PHOTO/Timothy A. Clary (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
2018 US Open Tennis Tournament- Day Seven. Serena Williams of the United States in action against Kaia Kanepi of Estonia in the Women's Singles round four match on Arthur Ashe Stadium at the 2018 US Open Tennis Tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 2nd, 2018 in Flushing, Queens, New York City. (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images)
2018 US Open Tennis Tournament- Day Seven. Serena Williams of the United States in action against Kaia Kanepi of Estonia in the Women's Singles round four match on Arthur Ashe Stadium at the 2018 US Open Tennis Tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 2nd, 2018 in Flushing, Queens, New York City. (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 3: Serena Williams of USA during Day 8 of the 2018 French Open at Roland Garros stadium on June 3, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 03: Venus Williams (R) and Serena Williams (L) of the USA in action against Andreja Klepac (not seen) of Slovenia and Maria Jose Martinez (not seen) Sanchez of Spain during during their ladies doubles fourth round match at the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros Stadium in Paris, France on June 03, 2018. (Photo by Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
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