Serena, Williamsto: Cynthia Lum / Globallookpress.com
Tennis judge can declare a boycott of American tennis player Serena Williams and refuse to officiate with her. About it reports The Times.
It is reported that among the judges there is dissatisfaction with the position of the organizers of the Open championship of the USA concerning referee Carlos Ramos, who served the final of the tournament Williams. Despite strict adherence to the rules, Ramos was sentenced by the Association of the United States tennis (USTA) and the Women’s tennis Association (WTA).
In response, the judges discuss the possibility to refuse service matches involving Williams, while she doesn’t apologize for insulting him.
During the final match of the U.S. Open, Williams was punished for the tips from the coach. In an attempt to convince the referee on the tower that it had not violated the rules, American joined with him in the conflict, was called a thief and accused of sexism. In the end, the player was fined one game and lost to the Japanese Naomi Osaka with the score 2:6, 4:6.
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