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.

Venus Williams celebrates a point during her women’s singles first round match against Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium on Day One of the 2013 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 26, 2013 in Queens, New York.

*Fashion devotee Venus Williams hit Monday’s first round of the US Open in a black mini-dress with multi-colored flowers…and purple braids.

Bright purple.

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The fashion statement didn’t stop with the hair.

Accessories included nail bling, bling that appeared glued to her wrist and a ring that may be able to pick up satellite television.

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A match also took place.

Venus destroyed her first round opponent Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium 6-1, 6-2. She awaits her round 2 opponent, either Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands or Jie Zheng of China.

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