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Professional Tennis Rules Are Making It Hard for Serena Williams to Come Back to the Office Post-Baby

6 monthes ago   |   By Fortune

Even Serena Williams can't avoid the mommy track.
The organizers of the French Open announced on Monday that they would not seed Serena Williams even though Williams was ranked No.1 when she left the tour on maternity leave in January 2017. While that rank has been protected during her maternity leave, which allowed her to enter the French Open, seeding is based on current rank, and this week Serena Williams is ranked No. 453.
The French Open will be her first major competition back after giving birth in September and experiencing life-threatening complications that kept her in bed for six...
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