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Serena will make her return to the Australian Open for the first time since winning in 2017 when eight-weeks pregnant.
Naomi Osaka's 6-2, 6-4 win over Serena Williams quickly became infamous for the American's flare-up in the second set.
At the moment, on-court coaching is only allowed in WTA events but not on the men's ATP Tour or at the four Grand Slams.
The annual event will be held on May 6 at New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art while an exhibition going by the same name will be held May 9 through September 8, 2019.
Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley said Tuesday he was expecting a full contingent of the top 100 men and women players in Melbourne next year.
The Japanese will face home hope Zhang Shuai in the last eight in the Chinese capital after Zhang pulled off a shock in defeating three-time Grand Slam champion Angelique Kerber.
Told that she had been branded "Queen of Cool" by an Australian tennis magazine, the 20-year-old looked startled.
Serena Williams's high-profile meltdown made headlines over Naomi Osaka's feat in becoming the first Japanese to win a Grand Slam.
Serena Williams covers her breasts with her hands while singing a version of Australian band The Divinyls' 1991 hit in support of Breast Cancer Network Australia.
Williams' name, along with that of her sister Venus, did not appear on a list of 64 players ahead of the start of the tournament in Beijing, one of the women's tour's mandatory events.
Serena Williams lost the decider in straight sets to Japan's Naomi Osaka after a fiery confrontation with chair umpire Carlos Ramos that she later blamed on sexism.
Markle and the tennis champion have known each other since 2014 when they were put on the same team for a charity flag football event.
Osaka has refused to blame her childhood idol, who called chair umpire Carlos Ramos a "thief" in an astonishing rant triggered by a code violation for coaching that culminated in a docked game.
Men were fined 344 times compared to 140 for audible obscenity and 287 to 67 for unsportsmanlike conduct.
Serena Williams was asked about what O'Hagan termed 'epic comebacks' during her 20-year tennis career, including having a baby a little more than a year ago.