Czech Tennis Star Fires At Serena Williams for US Open Behavior

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Despite the myriad of controversies surrounding last weekend's event, US Open champ Naomi Osaka said she is not sad that the behavior of Serena Williams has, for now, overshadowed her win.

Williams called chair umpire Carlos Ramos a "thief' and a "liar" for charging her with a point penalty, before ultimately enforcing a game penalty against the American".

During the altercation and again after the match, Williams suggested that sexism was part of the reason why she was punished so severely, although Strycova told Czech website Sport.cz that she doesn't agree.

However, Murray said he disagreed that umpires were more lenient towards men than women.

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"I think the umpire, he did what was within his rights". She briefly disputed that ruling, saying cheating "is the one thing I've never done, ever" - although afterward, her coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, acknowledged he was trying to send Williams a signal.

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) and Women's Tennis Association (WTA), however, supported Williams' accusations that Ramos' actions were based in sexism.

"In my head, sometimes I could become insane and the team couldn't be confident to call me into the team", Paire had said before his match. Will rules change in Serena's matches?

Umpires are allegedly unhappy at how 2018 US Open women's final umpire Carlos Ramos was treated during and after the match.

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She said: "My favourites are Serena [Williams] and [Roger] Federer".

The Japanese player said she thought the jeers were directed at her, and began to get a bit overwhelmed by the situation, having missed Williams's argument with the umpire.

Williams was defeated in a 6-2, 6-4 loss against Naomi Osaka at the U.S. Open Women's Final.

The shy Osaka tweeted about the video on Thursday: "I always knew this would come back to haunt me". She was called on three violations over the course of the match.

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"Do you know how many other men do things that are much worse than that?" In fact, this is the sort of behavior that no one should be engaging in on the court ...

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