Now the pressure's REALLY on! Michelle Obama sits in on sporting champion Serena Williams' Olympics tennis match
17:24 GMT, 29 July 2012
Yesterday, Michelle Obama showed off her own tennis skills at a press event prior to the Olympic Games Opening Ceremony.
Today, the U.S. First Lady sat back and allowed the professionals to take centre stage in London.
Mrs Obama, dressed in a Tracey Reese ensemble that fabulously clashed prints and textures, was seated in Serena Williams' coach's box as she watched the sporting champion's opening Olympic Games tennis match against Serbian Jelena Jankovic.
Power: Michelle Obama was spotted in Serena Williams' coach's box during today's match that saw the champion sail through to the next round. She was joined by retired Olympic U.S. gymnast Dominique Dawes
Stylish sighting: Mrs Obama opted for a daring ensemble that fabulously clashed fabrics and prints (right)
Passionate: Mrs Obama was seen cheering Miss Williams on as she faced off against Serbian Jelena Jankovic. Venus Williams (back left) was also spotted watching her sister's match
Showing her support for Team USA, she was joined in the front row box by the World No. 4's sister Venus, 32, as well as retired U.S. Olympic gymnast Dominique Dawes.
Naturally, her famous flair for fashion shone through even while Serena, 30, dominated on-court, advancing to the next level of competition with an easy 6-3, 6-1 tally.
The $388 dress, from the label's latest collection, was designed to look like a patterned top and checked skirt, creating a daring multi-textured look.
A playful polka dot black and white cardigan, which also bore a subtle floral pattern, was added to the mix.
Emotion: The First Lady, who is a long-time tennis fan, got behind Miss Williams' every move on the court
Support: Mrs Obama was seen chatting to Miss Williams' family who were also seated in the coach's box
Skills: Serena Williams performed the splits as she stretched for a ball during today's Olympic Games match
Good times: The First Lady and Ms Dawes (left) shared a few laughs as they watched Miss Williams dominate
Success: The box comes to life as Venus Williams (back left), Mrs Obama (right) and Ms Dawes (left) applaud
The First Lady, paired the look with simple drop jewel earrings which sparkled as she swung her head from side to side in order to chat with the Williams family and Ms Dawes.
Her stylish bob remained picture-perfect as excited fans described her every move on Twitter, posting photos from the moment she walked into the tennis arena.
One fan posted: 'You know you're one of the greats when First Lady Michelle Obama is rooting you on in your box #Serena'
Another wrote: 'Love that Michelle Obama being in the stands is just as newsworthy as Serena moving on. #olympics'
It is not the first time Mrs Obama has shown her support for the younger of the two Williams sporting legends.
Friends: Serena visited the First Lady when she held a Let's Move training clinic at the U.S. Open in September
Respect: The pair are big supporters of one another. Serena was welcomed at the White House in 2009
In September, 2011, Serena visited the First Lady at a Let's Move training clinic during the U.S Open.
Mrs Obama even grabbed a racket of her own, hitting a few balls with the former World No. 1.
Mrs Obama showed her own sporting skills off at a Let's Move event held at Winfield
House in Regent's Park yesterday.
She was seen kicking a football around as well as playing tennis with a group of children at the event.
She was even joined by football hero David Beckham, who showed his own skills off.
All-stars: The First Lady showed her support for Team USA (pictured) at yesterday's Let's Move event
Inspiration: The all-star Team USA stood on as the First Lady addressed her adoring fans who snapped photos
She has been spotted in a number of patriotic outfits during her time at the Olympic Games so far.
wore a sporty blue T-shirt, paired with white pants and a smart white
and blue blazer that featured navy piping, to yesterday's lunchtime event.
A breakfast held at Team USA's training
facility in the University of East London saw her don a white and red jacket which resembled the Star-Spangled banner itself.