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The former first racket of the world American Serena Williams said about his reaction to the conflict with the judge during the finals of the US open championship (US Open) 2018. She wrote about this in an essay for Harper’s Bazaar.
Williams argued with the referee Carlos Ramos during a match against the Japanese Naomi Osaka. Because of the disagreement with the decisions of the judges, who punished her for tips from trainer, American called him a thief and a sexist.
“The opponent played better than me and won the first title of “Grand slam”. Was very happy for her. I felt beaten and humiliated by the sport I love and to which he dedicated his entire life,” shared Williams. She also added that this situation is messed up “amazing and historic moment”.
Currently, Williams serves at Wimbledon. She reached the semi-finals, where he will meet Czech Barbora Strycova, which occupies the 54-th place world ranking. The winner of the tournament, which runs from 1 to 14 July, will receive 2.2 million pounds of prize money.
On account of Williams 39 victories on tournaments “the Grand slam”: 23 — in singles, 14 in doubles and two in mixed. It ranks second among women according to the number of won single Championships, behind only Margaret Smith Court with 24 victories.
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