Serena Williams Goes Off on Chair Umpire After Controversial Penalties

Posted September 09, 2018

Serena Williams was embroiled in an argument with officials over receiving coaching during her US Open final defeat.

Naomi Osaka won her first Grand Slam title Saturday, also becoming the first Japanese woman ever to win a Grand Slam final. Williams told Ramos that her coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, gave her a thumbs-up, which is just a C'mon.

In the second game of the second set, Williams was issued a warning for coaching by umpire Carlos Ramos.

Serena Williams erupted on the court during the U.S. Open final. but it didn't help her win.

Williams called the umpire a liar, saying she has "never been coached", then called him a "thief, too" after he docked her a point.

Despite having time to comprehend what happened during the match, Williams was not backing down from her comments on the court afterwards.

And as for how those dreams ended: "I don't dream to lose, so..."

Ramos finally handed the 23-time Grand Slam victor a game penalty that put Osaka one game from victory at 5-3 in the second set.

Osaka is just 20, 16 years younger than Williams — and grew up idolizing the American, even asking her to pose for a selfie together at a tournament just a handful of years ago.

Williams was gracious as Osaka wrapped up her first Grad Slam title, as she urged the crowd at Arthur Ashe stadium to applaud the newly crowned champion. Now, Serena was angry, and she told the chair umpire that she has never cheated.

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Asked if she would now think of her childhood idol differently, Osaka said: "I'm always going to remember the Serena that I love".

- On her father Leonard's habit of not watching his daughter play, opting instead to take a stroll around the grounds.

Hughes will chair Sunday's match between Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro.

But she wasn't thinking about tennis at this time previous year. For tonight, it is time to celebrate these two unbelievable players, both of whom have great integrity.

Rosolska and Mektic also played together for the first time in what was the first all-unseeded doubles final at the U.S. Open since 2009.

Sep 6, 2018; New York, NY, USA; Naomi Osaka of Japan celebrates match point against Madison Keys of the United States in a women's semi-final match on day eleven of the 2018 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

Like her previous two matches, Williams got off to a slow start. All in all, it's unfortunate Osaka's victory will be overshadowed by this controversy.

What was most problematic for Williams on the scoreboard was that she was unable to keep up with a version of herself.

There was much riding on the match for both women, with Osaka bidding to become the first man or woman from Japan to lift a Grand Slam singles title and Williams poised to equal Margaret Court's record of 24 major titles.