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Julian Finney/Getty Images(MELBOURNE, Australia) -- Serena Williams defeated Tatjana Maria in her first match at the 2019 Australian Open on Monday. It was a triumphant return to the tournament after competing -- and winning -- while pregnant in 2017.

Perhaps what was equally exciting to fans of the tennis star was her choice of performance wear this year: a bright green Nike bodysuit.

During her post-match presser, Williams described the look as a "Serena-tard," to the delight of the room.

"I wanted to be fit. I came back. Nike always wants to make an incredibly strong, powerful statement for moms that are trying to get back and get fit," she said. "That was basically it for me."

Williams posted a photo of herself from the match, with a reference to her last Australian Open appearance when she was pregnant.

"Playing solo this time," she wrote, adding a wink emoji to the caption.

She described how she felt about the win after her 2017 victory during a press conference.

"I think the last time I was here, I was actually pregnant and playing at the same time, which is insane," she said.

"It was kind of weird walking back on -- by myself, this time," she added.

Williams' on-court looks have become a topic of conversation, especially after French Open president Bernard Giudicelli criticized her outfit from the tournament in 2018. Williams was instrumental in enacting change in the tennis performance wear rules for women.

After the controversy, the Women's Tennis Association made a dress code change and will now allow athletes to wear leggings and mid-thigh length compression shorts with or without a skirt, shorts or dress.

During the post-game presser after her match against Maria, Williams revealed how she uses her time off.

"Spending a lot of time with my daughter," she shared. "I think that's the priority for me. And I feel like literally every moment I get I practice, and then I go home. It's kind of what I do in Florida. I train and I go right home and I spend the rest of the day with my daughter."

She also explained why taking time to be with her daughter, 1-year-old Alexis Olympia Ohanian, Jr., is so important to her.

"For now, as a working mom, I feel guilty. And I understand that that's normal, but -- and these are years I'll never get back," she said. "I just try to spend every moment that I can when I'm not working with her. And for me that's super important."

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iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Tuesday's sports events:

Indiana 131, Phoenix 97
Philadelphia 149, Minnesota 107
Atlanta 142, Oklahoma City 126
Milwaukee 124, Miami 86
Golden State 142, Denver 111
L.A. Lakers 107, Chicago 100

Columbus 4, New Jersey 1
OT NY Islanders 2, St. Louis 1
NY Rangers 6, Carolina 2
Montreal 5, Florida 1
Detroit 3, Anaheim 1
Nashville 7, Washington 2
SO Minnesota 3, L.A. Kings 2
Winnipeg 4, Vegas 1
Tampa Bay 2, Dallas 0
San Jose 5, Pittsburgh 2

(3) Tennessee 106, Arkansas 87
(4) Virginia 81, (9) Virginia Tech 59
(10) Nevada 72, Boise St. 71
(12) Kentucky 69, Georgia 49
(13) North Carolina 75, Notre Dame 69
(15) Marquette 74, Georgetown 71
(16) Buffalo 88, W. Michigan 79
Wake Forest 71, (17) NC State 67
LSU 83, (18) Mississippi 69
(24) Mississippi St. 71, Florida 68

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ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The NFL teams aren't quite set, but one person is already Super Bowl bound after finding out Tuesday morning that he will be this year's NFL Kid Correspondent.

Camdyn Clancy, 8, came to ABC News' Good Morning America all the way from Alaska to get the surprise of his life: that he has been selected as this year's big winner for the NFL Play 60 contest.

Clancy was visibly stunned and excited upon hearing the wonderful news and said, "It means a lot to me."

He will head to Atlanta the week of the Super Bowl and get behind-the-scenes access to players, coaches and fans throughout the week and, of course, on Sunday, Feb. 3, he will stand on the sidelines to cover the biggest football game of the year.

The excited youth football quarterback told former NFL star and GMA co-anchor Michael Strahan that he led his team in Alaska to a championship after battling back from an injury -- just like his favorite player, Tyler Lockett.

"He broke his leg and came back through the injury that could have actually stopped him from playing, but he actually chose to play," Clancy said. "I broke my arm when I was 4 years old, and four years later, I was quarterbacking and led my team to the championship."

Clancy said he admires the Seattle Seahawks wide receiver because he's a good sport who is "humble; he wins with class and he loses with class."

Then, Lockett delivered a personal message to the young fan via video message on GMA and told him he hopes to see him in Atlanta.

"Thanks for cheering us on from Alaska," Lockett said. "I sent you a jersey to represent the 12s. Have a great time, and I hope to see you in Atlanta. Go Hawks!"

The Seahawks mascot, Blitz, presented Clancy with a brand new jersey, and Clancy celebrated with his best touchdown dance.

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Mark Kolbe/Getty Images(MELBOURNE, Australia) -- Serena Williams cruised to a first round victory in the Australian Open on Monday.

In her first appearance at the Grand Slam tournament since winning the title in 2017 while pregnant, Williams, 37, defeated Germany's Tatjana Maria 6-0, 6-2. The match took just 49 minutes.

Williams will now face Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard in the second round of the Australian Open on Thursday.

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iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Monday's sports events:

Brooklyn 109, Boston 102
Houston 112, Memphis 94
Charlotte 108, San Antonio 93
Utah 100, Detroit 94
Sacramento 115, Portland 107
New Orleans 121, L.A. Clippers 117

New Jersey 8, Chicago 5
Colorado 6, Toronto 3
Philadelphia 7, Minnesota 4
St. Louis 4, Washington 1
OT Montreal 3, Boston 2
Edmonton 7, Buffalo 2

OT Syracuse 95, (1) Duke 91
(7) Kansas 80, Texas 78
Pittsburgh 75, (11) Florida St. 62
(19) Maryland 64, Wisconsin 60
Nebraska 66, (25) Indiana 51

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Chris Kleponis - Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President of the United States and former Pizza Hut and McDonald’s pitchman Donald Trump welcomed the NCAA college football national champion Clemson Tigers to the White House Monday evening with a spread of “great American food”—McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King, Arby’s and Domino’s.

Trump was asked if he had a favorite among the fast food chains he chose for the dinner. The president diplomatically chose all of them.

“If it’s American, I like it. It’s all American Stuff,” Trump said in front of a table with a vast spread of Whoppers, Filet-O-Fish sandwiches and other fast food delicacies. The president estimated that there were over 300 hamburgers and “many, many french fries.”

Trump followed through on his plan to serve the national champion Tigers a collection of fast food, which he announced in a press gaggle on the White House South Lawn Monday morning.

“I think we are going to serve McDonald's, Wendy's, and burger kings with some pizza. I really mean it. It will be interesting. I would think that's their favorite food,” Trump said.

Press Secretary Sarah Sanders explained that the menu was chosen, in part, because White House catering staff have been furloughed without pay.

"Because the Democrats refuse to negotiate on border security, much of the residence staff at the White House is furloughed – so the President is personally paying for the event to be catered with some of everyone’s favorite fast foods,” Sanders said in a statement.

Trump is a well-known aficionado of fast-food dining, with Trump regularly eating meals from fast-food chains when he was on the campaign trail in 2016.

In their book “Let Trump Be Trump,” published last year, former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and campaign aide David Bossie said Trump’s McDonald’s order of choice was two Big Macs, two Filet-O-Fish sandwiches and a large chocolate shake.

Michael Wolff, author of the book “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” claimed Trump’s McDonald’s fandom is tied to a fear of potentially being poisoned.

 “[Trump] had a longtime fear of being poisoned, one reason why he liked to eat at McDonald's — nobody knew he was coming and the food was safely premade," Wolff wrote.

Trump himself lent credence to this theory, citing the commitment to the cleanliness of fast food chains like McDonald’s and Wendy’s in remarks at a 2016 town hall event.

"One bad hamburger, you can destroy McDonald's. One bad hamburger and you take Wendy's and all these other places and they're out of business," Trump said. "I like cleanliness, and I think you're better off going there than maybe someplace that you have no idea where the food is coming from."

Trump also posted multiple pictures of himself on his campaign plane preparing to eat meals from KFC and McDonald’s.

 In his January 2018 assessment of Trump’s health, former White House physician Ronny Jackson indicated Trump was “very healthy” but recommended Trump change his diet to eat better.

“He would benefit from a diet that is lower in fat and carbohydrates, and from a routine exercise regimen,” Jackson said.

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roibu/iStock(LOS ANGELES) -- A gymnast at UCLA recently gave a performance at a competition that was anything but routine for her fans, spectators and even teammates watching.

Dressed in a sparkly, blue leotard, Katelyn Ohashi smiled and even laughed at times on Saturday as she flipped and did splits for her 1-minute, 30-second floor routine during the the 2019 Collegiate Challenge in Anaheim, California.

The video posted by her team, the UCLA Bruins, has been viewed no less than 23.6 million times.

Ohashi's musical choice for the routine featured songs from Tina Turner and Earth Wind and Fire, as well as the Jackson 5 and Michael and Janet Jackson, of course.

It was her second time performing the routine, according to the Los Angeles Times.

As she performed, her teammates could be seen in the background, cheering her on and even performing bits of her choreography as she danced and leaped. When Ohashi finished, she was awarded with high-fives from her team.

Ohashi, a senior, scored a 10 with her routine. It was her fourth career perfect 10 on the floor, according to the UCLA Bruins.

Ohashi has been doing flips since she was a toddler and later advanced to the gymnastics bars. She spent four years on the USA Gymnastics Junior National Team and in 2013, beat teammate and future Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles.

Training took its toll on Ohashi, however. After competing with a fractured back and two torn shoulders, she decided to take a much-needed break.

After she recovered, she returned to compete at the collegiate level at UCLA, where she said in a recent interview that she'd found not only herself but also her love for gymnastics again.

"I've found my joy. ... It's not me standing on a podium with medals. It's me being able to walk out with a smile on my face and truly be, like happy with myself. And that comes first," she told the Players' Tribune in August 2018.

The UCLA Bruins won first place in the 2019 Collegiate Challenge with a team score of 197.700.

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ABC News(FOXBOROUGH, Mass.) -- Sarah Thomas made history on Sunday as the first woman to ever work as an on-field official in an NFL postseason game.

Thomas, 46, served as the down judge during the AFC divisional playoff matchup between the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Chargers. The Patriots went on to win the game, 41-28.

In 2015, Thomas became the first female full-time official in league history.

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iStock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Sunday's sports events:

Orlando 116, Houston 109
Golden State 119, Dallas 114
2 OT Toronto 140, Washington 138
Philadelphia 108, N.Y. Knicks 105
Milwaukee 133, Atlanta 114
Denver 116, Portland 113
Cleveland 102, L.A. Lakers 95

Carolina 6, Nashville 3
Winnipeg 4, Anaheim 3
Columbus 7, N.Y. Rangers 5
Vancouver 5, Florida 1
N.Y. Islanders 5, Tampa Bay 1
Calgary 7, Arizona 1

New England 41, L.A. Chargers 28
New Orleans 20, Philadelphia 14

(6) Michigan St. 71, Penn St. 56
(2) Michigan 80, Northwestern 60
George Mason 84, Rhode Island 67
Memphis 83, Tulane 79
Oregon 81, USC 60
Oregon St. 79, UCLA 66

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Michael Zagaris/Oakland Athletics/Getty Images(NEW YORK) --- A group of executives from the Oakland Athletics will meet with Oklahoma Quarterback Kyler Murray on Sunday in hopes of persuading him to pursue a professional baseball career, sources told ESPN.

The Athletics drafted Murray with the ninth pick in last year’s MLB draft and gave him a $4.66 million dollar signing bonus. Part of the deal allowed Murray to play one more season of college football with the Sooners.

In 2018, Murray won the Heisman trophy after leading the team to the College Football Playoff.

He has until Monday to decide whether or not he wants to declare for the NFL draft.

If Murray decides to play in the NFL he would be the shortest quarterback since Doug Flutie, who retired in 2005.

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