Williams called Ramos a "liar" and a "thief" on court, for which she was punished, and accused him of sexism in a post-match press conference.

At first, many quickly spoke up in defense of Williams' claims that Ramos had different standards for men and women. "We do not believe that this was done".

The last certainly has not been heard over US Open ladies final outburst as Umpires are considering boycotting Serena Williams' future games. The U.S. Open fined Williams for her three code violations. A Nissan North America spokeswoman confirmed in an email that the US division does not now have plans to utilize her, adding that "the relationship is early and primarily a global one". She was disqualified from a semifinal match at the 2009 US Open for threatening a lineswoman. She is also a paid endorser for Yonex racket, Citizen Watch, Japanese broadcasting company Wowow and Tokyo-based Nissin Food Products, according to The Wall Street Journal. When a man does the same, he's "outspoken" and there are no repercussions.

After discovering she has a crush on the 31-year-old actor, DeGeneres continued to tease the athlete by taking a selfie with her and told her that she will send the picture to the actor saying, "let's just see what he says". 'She's right about the guys being held to a different standard, there's no question.' The Australian 24-time Grand Slam victor Margaret Court said: 'We always had to go by the rules.

A tennis official told the publication that umpires felt "not supported" by the United States Tennis Association. He later admitted the offence, which is not allowed in the sport but is rarely punished. I have never cheated in my life!

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For her part, Osaka is not thinking too much about how her identity is perceived. Williams, who was on the ropes against Osaka, went on to lose, 6-2, 6-4, and was fined $17,000. "The way Serena handled the situation, I think she handled it with such grace and class".

Williams in the moment blamed sexism, sparking a debate about the way female tennis players are judged.

"I've said far worse", McEnroe, a seven-times Grand Slam singles victor, said on ESPN. "That is not right", she protested.

Australian former umpire Richard Ings also reported feelings of unrest. Ings insisted that the "Umpires are just upset".

Write to us in the Comments Section or on our Facebook page. "Mr. Ramos' decisions were in accordance with the relevant rules...." "They had everything to do with observing clear breaches of the grand slam code of conduct and then having the courage to call them without fear or favour".