Serena Williams of the United States of America talks to chair umpire after a code violation for coaching while playing Naomi Osaka of Japan in the women's final on day thirteen of the 2018 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
Mother of all meltdowns.
"Carlos has been one of the top tennis umpires in the world since the mid-1990s and has a reputation for being firm but fair in his handling of the players", said Mike Morrissey, a former top chair umpire and former head of officiating for the International Tennis Federation.
The scores were 4-3 when Serena - who continued her verbal altercation with the umpire during which she called him a "thief"- was given a game penalty. The Williams girls' father, Mr Richard Williams, who had no tennis experience, was their coach.
Williams has been called disgraceful and disappointing following her loss to Osaka.
Both Osaka and her sister Mari were first coached by their father.
But Tiley declined to criticise the 23-times grand slam champion.
But the most regrettable result of the traumatic occasion that will now forever be tarnished with notoriety, is that Osaka's masterly display will be underscored, with attention heaped on the villain of the piece instead of the hero!
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She represents Japan on the court, but feels in many ways like she represents the best of America and its melting-pot ideals. Williams, who is approaching her 37th birthday at the end of the month, said of her return: "This is just the beginning".
Ramos has not spoken publicly about Saturday's match in which Williams accused him of being "a thief" and also accused him of sexism for dealing with her more harshly than he would have a male player in the same circumstances.
Djokovic had sympathy for Williams in terms of the sanctions she was given but does not agree that women are treated differently from men.
During a post-match press conference, Williams contends that she had the right to react to the way Ramos was treating her.
Ramos handed the first code violation after claiming Williams had received coaching during the second set from coach Patrick Mouratoglou.
One thing is certain that the whole saga has detracted from the extraordinary achievement of 20 year old Naomi Osaka in winning her first grand slam final in her first appearance.
Contributing to the Herald Sun, a morning newspaper covering news in Melbourne and Victoria, Knight portrayed Williams as having spat out her dummy and jumping onto her downed racket while opponent Naomi Osaka and umpire talk in the background.
Tennis great John McEnroe, one of the game's most tempestuous characters in his playing days, said the sport must find a way to allow players to express feelings and inject their personality into the game while adhering to the rules. "I don't cheat to win - I'd rather lose", she said.
"In nearly every statistical category, Osaka had the edge", said Louisa Thomas, writing in the New Yorker. I'm not going to really think too far ahead.' Osaka also spoke about the moment when she I think it's when the match starts because during the warmup I was still really nervous.
"(He could have said), "Hey, we're getting out of hand here, let's tone it down".