Venus Williams went purple for the first round of the U.S. Open. (Mike Segar / Reuters)
Venus Williams chose a multicolored dress for her first-round match Monday at the U.S. Open and, just for kicks, she had hair to match.
The predominant shade was purple…bright purple.
The multi-colored look was on display during practice Sunday. (Darron Cummings / AP)
Williams, unseeded in the Open, played Kirsten Flipkens.
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