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Venus Williams almost has wardrobe malfunction during match

Venus Williams returns the ball to Italy's Francesca Schiavone during an exhibition tennis match in Milan, Italy, Dec. 3, 2011. AP

(CBS) Venus Williams nearly suffered a wardrobe malfunction Satuday during an exhibition match against Italian tennis player Flavia Pennetta in Milan.

According to reports, the strap on the tennis star's dress (not the outfit shown above) snapped during the game, nearly exposing her breast.

Pictures: Venus Williams' provocative fashions

The dress was reportedly one from Williams' self-designed sportswear line, EleVen. She was able to cover herself up and avoided having a Janet Jackson moment. (You can see video here.) reports that Williams dashed off the court to change into another outfit - her third of the day - and even brought back popcorn to share with Pennetta, who won 7-6, 7-2.

This isn't the first time Williams' outfit has turned heads on the tennis court. Other ensembles have included an "illusion dress" with sheer panels, a form-fitting number decorated with sparkly fireworks and her infamous lacy, black and red outfit from the 2010 French Open.

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