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Serena Williams keen to 'move on' from US Open row

Serena Williams lost the decider in straight sets to Japan's Naomi Osaka after a fiery confrontation with chair umpire Carlos Ramos that she later blamed on sexism.

published on : 24th September 2018

Serena Williams, Meghan Markle are 'relying on each other a lot lately'

Markle and the tennis champion have known each other since 2014 when they were put on the same team for a charity flag football event.

published on : 24th September 2018

Naomi Osaka blames US Open tears on 'notorious' nerves, stands by Serena Williams

Osaka has refused to blame her childhood idol, who called chair umpire Carlos Ramos a "thief" in an astonishing rant triggered by a code violation for coaching that culminated in a docked game.

published on : 17th September 2018

Male tennis players punished more than women: The New York Times report

Men were fined 344 times compared to 140 for audible obscenity and 287 to 67 for unsportsmanlike conduct.

published on : 16th September 2018

Serena Williams talks fashion, not fouls at Las Vegas event

Serena Williams was asked about what O'Hagan termed 'epic comebacks' during her 20-year tennis career, including having a baby a little more than a year ago.

published on : 15th September 2018

Czech Republic tennis​ star Barbora Strycova rebuffs Serena Williams'​ 'sexism' charge

Barbora Strycova struck down Serena Williams' 'sexism' charge against Umpire Carlos Ramos during her US Open final match.

published on : 15th September 2018

After Serena Williams episode, US Open umpire Carlos Ramos says he is focusing on 'working again'

Ramos gave Williams three code violations in her straight-set loss to Naomi Osaka last weekend, and the American great argued that she wasn't being treated the same as some male players.

published on : 14th September 2018

Naomi Osaka has no regrets over chaotic US Open final against Serena Williams

The 20-year-old melted hearts when she broke down sobbing after thrashing her idol 6-2, 6-4 to become Japan's first Grand Slam singles champion in New York last weekend.

published on : 13th September 2018

Defiant Australian paper reprints 'racist' Serena cartoon

The caricature has also sparked renewed debate in Australia about racist and sexist discourse in the highly multicultural nation.

published on : 12th September 2018

Australian cartoonist under fire for Serena sketch

Serena Williams was deducted a point and received a USD17,000 fine, stirring the tennis world and sparking a broader debate about double standards toward men and women in the sport.

published on : 12th September 2018

Serena's US Open outburst: Even if guys do it, it's wrong, says Martina Navratilova

Navratilova said Serena Williams was wrong in her outburst at the US Open women's finals even though she agreed there is a double standard.

published on : 11th September 2018

Serena Williams' US Open sexism row latest to put tennis umpires in spotlight

Williams, whose bid to match all-time record of 24 Grand Slam titles was at least temporarily thwarted by Naomi Osaka, made no bones about her belief that sexism played a role in the code violations.

published on : 11th September 2018

After Serena controversy, Australian Open head wants clarity on in-match coaching

Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley said coaching, which is allowed a Women's Tennis Association events but not at men's or Grand Slam tournaments, remained a grey area.

published on : 10th September 2018

WTA chief backs Serena Williams as row grows over US Open sexism

Williams was handed three code violations -- and docked a point and then a game -- in her 6-2, 6-4 loss to Naomi Osaka in the Flushing Meadows final.

published on : 10th September 2018

Mother of all meltdowns: Did Serena Williams overstep the mark at US Open?

National Organization of Women president Toni Van Pelt weighed in with a statement calling for the USTA to sever any ties to Ramos for "a blatantly racist and sexist move".

published on : 10th September 2018
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