- Tag results for US Open final
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.
Barbora Strycova struck down Serena Williams' 'sexism' charge against Umpire Carlos Ramos during her US Open final match.
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.
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.
What this match will forever be remembered for is the way Williams clashed with chair umpire Carlos Ramos, demanding an apology after he initially warned her for receiving coaching
The 20-year-old breakout star of the tournament swept into the record books and Saturday's championship match against the 23-time major winner with a 6-2, 6-4 win over Madison Keys.
Six-time champion Serena Williams roared into her ninth US Open final on Thursday with an emphatic 6-3, 6-0 victory over Anastasija Sevastova.
The 49th-ranked Edmund, who lost to Anderson in last year's French Open, toughed out a 6-7 (4/7), 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 win in almost four hours.
Anderson has history with four-time major golf champion Ernie Els and South Africa's two-time Rugby World Cup championship side.