U.S. Open fashion statements

Venus upset No. 12 Kirsten Flipkens on Monday at the U.S. Open, winning 6-1, 6-2 while rocking an assortment of strange looks. The purple hair might be the first thing you notice, but continue to look at some of the unconventional things that Williams had on while playing a professional sport.




The 33-year-old had surface piercings on her wrists, a bow tie on her left ring fingernail, and arguably the biggest ring I've ever seen on her left hand.
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Bud Collins attends the 2013 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 9, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Uri Schanker/WireImage)

Bethanie Mattek-Sands of United States of America in action during her women's singles second round match against Ekaterina Makarova of Russia on Day Four of the 2013 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 29, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

_NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 29: Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia returns a shot during her women's singles second round match against Shuai Peng of China on Day Four of the 2013 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 29, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia returns a shot during her women's singles second round match against Shuai Peng of China on Day Four of the 2013 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 29, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Katie Couric attends the 2013 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 27, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Uri Schanker/WireImage)

2013 US Open - Day 4

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 29: Serena Williams of the United States warms up prior to her women's singles second round match against Galina Voskoboeva of Kazakhstan on Day Four of the 2013 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 29, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images)

Anastasia Rodionova of Australia looks on next to her partner Mariusz Fyrstenberg of Poland during their mixed doubles first round match against Kveta Peschke of Czech Republic and Marcin Matkowski of Poland on Day Three of the 2013 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Anastasia Rodionova of Australia in action next to her partner Mariusz Fyrstenberg of Poland during their mixed doubles first round match against Kveta Peschke of Czech Republic and Marcin Matkowski of Poland on Day Three of the 2013 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 26: Venus Williams of the United States of America celebrates a point during her women's singles first round match against Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium first round match on Day One of the 2013 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 26, 2013 in the Flushing neigborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Venus Williams of the United States of America celebrates a point during her women's singles first round match against Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium first round match on Day One of the 2013 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 26, 2013 in the Flushing neigborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

First Lady Michelle Obama attends the 2013 Arthur Ashe Kids Day at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 24, 2013 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Uri Schanker/Getty Images)