Serena Williams return to Professional tennis this Thursday

Serena Williams in Fed Cup action

Serena Williams in Fed Cup action

"But I keep going and I know that I might not be at my best yet. So, when I wear my "S" pin, I am representing Strength and Sureness".

The first clues to Williams' form will be displayed in Thursday's night game against Diyas, Serena's first match in Indian Wells will be Thursday night against Diyas, the 24-year-old world number 53 from Kazakhstan.

Williams bested Zarina Diyas in the opening round of the tournament, a round that Williams would normally not have to play in, but she's unseeded due to her being away from professional singles play for little over a year. Williams, who is making her first return since giving birth six months ago, said Kenya is one of her favorite places. With AP Photos.Serena Williams has won her first match in her comeback at the BNP Paribas Open after a 14-month layoff for the birth of her first child.

Along with wearing the pin, she encouraged her fans to share the words that begin with "S" that means the most to them.

Both sisters are competing in the WTA Indian Wells tournament and they landed in the same portion of the draw meaning they could face each other in the third round. "Post pics of you wearing your "S" and tag me!" she continued. "I feel so lucky to be out here, and I'm ready to play".

In 2010, she opened her second school, Serena Williams Secondary in Matiliku, Makueni. "I wish I would have made a few more shots". The nurse thought she was confused as a result of the pain medication, Williams insisted until doctors ordered an ultrasound of her legs and eventually sent her for the CT.

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"Doctors aren't listening to us, just to be quite frank", Williams told the BBC as she competed in the Tiebreak Tens event in NY.

She says post-childbirth health complications that included blood clots in her lungs were nearly fatal.

Ohanian bought four billboards along Interstate 10 outside Palm Springs in tribute to his wife.

However, Williams, as ever, will take top billing.

She is playing at Indian Wells under a protected ranking of 22nd. BT Sport is the live home of 52 WTA events per season - find out how we get you live in just 15 minutes right here. She smiled as she walked to the net, and her family gave her a standing ovation.

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