Serena Williams was fined by US Open for three code violations during women’s singles final Saturday in a game with Naomi Osaka in New York’s Arthur Ashe Stadium.
Williams dropped the game and has been marred by controversy also. Umpire Carlos Ramos penalized her a point in the next group and thereafter in entire game.
Naomi Osaka won her first Grand Slam title with 6-2, 6-4.
Ramos cautioned Williams citing her trainer Patrick Mouratoglou gestured hand signals and it had been an illegal coaching according to rules. However, the 23-time Grand Slam champion denied it later was discovered demanding apology from the umpire, differently.
She advised Ramos, “I don’t cheat. I’d rather lose. Every time I play here, I have problems.”
She was docked with a point following she smashed her racket upon misplaying a shooter. Later she predicted the umpire a thief and has been issued a complete match punishment.
She was heard saying, “You stole a point from me, and you are a thief.”
Her abusive into some lineswoman in 2009 directed her docking some point. Her competition Sam Stosur was given a point in 2011 because of her yelling, “come on” into Stosur, who discovered disturbing while making contact with chunk.
US Open meanwhile said decision of Ramos wasn’t reviewable.
It said, “There are matters that need to be looked into that took place during the match.”
However, in the ending, following victory of Osaka, Williams said the Japanese participant deserved the win and allow everybody give her credit. She congratulated her also.