US Open 2018: WTA backs Serena Williams, questions 'different standards'

Serena fined $17000 after US Open final outburst

Serena fined $17000 after US Open final outburst

Chief executive Steve Simon said: "Yesterday's US Open final resulted in the crowning of a deserving new champion, Naomi Osaka".

While this US Open has been something of a lightning rod for coaching controversy, the legitimacy of on-court coaching has been an issue that tennis authorities have grappled with for some time. Her recent win was a messy one, having been overshadowed by tennis superstar Serena Williams' outburst at the game's umpire, and the crowd's booing. Williams denied the accusation and could be heard repeatedly demanding an apology from Ramos.

In her post-match news conference Williams said she was she "was not being coached" and that she "did not understand" why Mouratoglou would say he was doing so.

USTA President Katrina Adams said: "We watch the guys do this all the time, they're badgering the umpire on the changeovers, nothing happens". To openly accuse the umpire of dishonesty is a straightforward instance of verbal abuse, and it brings the game into disrepute.

Naomi became the first Japanese and first Haitian to win a grand slam title.

Following the match, the United States Tennis Association, which runs the U.S. Open, also released a statement from its president, Katrina Adams, praising Williams for her "class" and "sportsmanship". "That is not right". Should there be any abuse be allowed on the court from males or females?

Rowland also thinks Williams standing up for herself sets an example for other women who find themselves facing double standards in their lives.

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American Jeff Tarango, unable to stop himself from responding to goading from the crowd during his 1995 Wimbledon match with German Alexander Mronz looked over at the stands and said: "Oh, shut up", earning him a code violation for an audible obscenity.

"You could tell Serena was wary of Osaka's power".

"We have never discussed signals", she said, according to the Daily Mail. After hearing the umpire penalize him, he called him a "son of a bitch." "Then she goes home and plays four, sometimes five hours of video games-mostly Overwatch with her older sister Mari".

In some cases, the players have gone from zero to default without anything in between.

Following her loss, the tennis star spoke with dignity about the incident, but insisted that the harsh penalty came with ulterior motives.

After a tense and flawed final, Osaka and Williams showed that it should have been a lovely moment between a young player and her tennis idol.

When they met at Arthur Ashe stadium, only for the second time ever, Osaka did not fawn over Serena and believed that, "It was just another match with just another tennis player". At the 1990 Australian Open he got his first warning for intimidating a lineswoman who called his ball out. Throughout the entire ordeal that stole her well-earned spotlight, Osaka was either sitting with a towel over her head or standing next to the line umpires, her shoulders slumped, her back to the court.

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