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Judge Carlos Ramos, who worked the final match of the US Open, said that he felt after a conflict with the American Serena Williams. The words of the referee leads Portugal”s Tribuna Expresso.
“Don’t worry about me, I’m fine, despite what happened. This is a very delicate situation, but “judge” does not exist. Don’t worry,” said Ramos.
During the meeting, which was held on 8 September, Williams was punished by Ramos 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, and later was called a thief and accused of sexism. In the end, she was penalized a point and then the game, having lost to the Japanese Naomi Osaka with the score 2:6, 4:6.
After this it was reported that tennis referees to boycott matches involving American athletes. They also thought about creating a Union to protect their rights.
Video, photo All from Russia.