Osaka not saddened by Serena row in US Open final

Umpires Reportedly Considering Boycott Of Future Serena Williams Matches

The potential stance comes after the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) and United States Tennis Association (USTA) supported the athlete following her claims of sexism against chair umpire Carlos Ramos in the final.

But after returning to Japan on Thursday, Osaka insisted there were no hard feelings towards Williams, who branded umpire Carlos Ramos a "thief" in an astonishing tantrum triggered by a code violation for coaching that culminated in a docked game.

King later in the week slightly back peddled her comments, remarking that she thought Williams was "out of line" for her behaviour, but also criticised umpire Ramos, saying that "he blew it" and could have handled the situation better.

"I couldn't tell what was going on, it was so loud and a little bit stressful", Osaka said of the moment. I believe her message would have had a far greater impact if she had put out a well-thought-out statement after the match was over, when she had some time to reflect and cool down.

British tennis player and U.S. Open mixed doubles champion Jamie Murray said that Serena Williams' reaction to her recent U.S. "The WTA defense surprised me".

In the post-match press conference, Williams suggested women are treated differently in the sport, saying: "I've seen other men call other umpires several things".

Hurricane Florence: Woman, baby die after tree falls on house
Authorities say at least 20,000 people have evacuated their homes and are sought refuge in shelters throughout North Carolina. In a hurricane, as Live Science has reported , the most significant threat is flooding, not the high winds.

During an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Osaka revealed what Williams told her on stage that night. And then before I knew it, I was getting all of this hostile mail and all of that during my last couple of years.

Smith explains why he thinks Serena Williams was in the wrong during Saturday's controversial loss to Naomi Osaka in the US Open final. When she smashed her racquet in frustration he cited her again, giving her a point penalty.

Of course, Ms. Williams was right; she was being unfairly penalized by a sport that is ridiculously old-fashioned, sexist and overwhelmingly white.

The report, looking at fines data at Grand Slam events from 1998 to 2018, found that women were fined 535 times, while men were fined 1,517 times. During the ESPN broadcast of the trophy ceremony, Williams tried to quiet the racuous, booing crowd of 20,000-plus and put her arm around Osaka. But we can not measure ourselves by what we think we should also be able to get away with.

It is true that Serena's coach was trying to signal her but Serena was in fact looking at the other side of the court and did not notice.

Related News:

  • Turkey CB Delivers Massive Rate Hike Despite Erdogan's Calls For Cut

    Turkey CB Delivers Massive Rate Hike Despite Erdogan's Calls For Cut

    USA crude fell 0.41 percent to $68.31 per barrel and Brent was last at $77.79, down 0.5 percent on the day. The Central Bank of Turkey surprised positively today by hiking the 1-week repo rate by 625 basis points.
    President Trump Says Hurricane Maria Death Toll Rose Like 'Magic'

    President Trump Says Hurricane Maria Death Toll Rose Like 'Magic'

    San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz responded: "Simply put: delusional, paranoid, and unhinged from any sense of reality". I hate that people that make it a political issue. "That's the official death toll, you lunatic", Meyers said.
    Maurizio Sarri invites John Terry to join Chelsea coaching staff

    Maurizio Sarri invites John Terry to join Chelsea coaching staff

    Sarri is known as a heavy smoker and said during the global break his father was trying to persuade him to quit. The 28-year-old is likely be under heavy pressure in London and how he stands up to the challenge could be key.
  • 'Dreadful Act': More Brands Recalled, $100K Reward Offer

    Contaminated punnets have been found across the country, in supermarkets in New South Wales , Queensland and Victoria. A Queensland man posted this photo of a strawberry with a needle in it after reporting his friend swallowed one.
    Terry's Chelsea return down to him, says Sarri

    Terry's Chelsea return down to him, says Sarri

    Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri says he would like John Terry back at the club in a coaching role. Similar to my name. 'We can improve and that's what I feel in training'.

    Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola make surprise revelation over future plans

    Delph, 28, has won seven worldwide caps since he last kicked a ball in anger for City, in the final game of last season. I had just one chance to do it as a player. "I don't think he has a release clause ".
  • US says transfer from FEMA funds won't harm hurricane relief

    US says transfer from FEMA funds won't harm hurricane relief

    Additionally, Hurricane Harvey struck Texas in August and Hurricane Irma struck Florida in September, leaving FEMA stretched thin. Without the transfer of funds, the document notes, 'ICE will not be able to fulfill its adult detention requirements in FY 2018'.
    Liberia president is 'oldest international' ever — George Weah

    Liberia president is 'oldest international' ever — George Weah

    On the same day his father was appearing for Liberia , Weah junior started the USA's 1-0 friendly win over Mexico. Liberian President George Weah has said he wants his country to emulate Nigeria in terms of football development.

    Hurricane Florence claims several lives

    The father sustained injuries and was transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington for medical care. North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper said Florence was set to cover nearly all of the state in several feet of water.
  • Powers cite need for peace in Idlib — UN official

    Powers cite need for peace in Idlib — UN official

    Turkey has also gathered forces on its own borders to deter Syrian civilians fleeing the fighting. UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura at a meeting in Geneva on September 14, 2018.

    "Monster" Hurricane Florence Aims to Drench Carolinas

    And the storm surge, which could be as much as 12 feet in some areas, will be on top of sea level rise from climate change. After Florence's rain starts to fall this week, he said, the rainfall could continue through Monday .
    Four dead as Florence drenches the Carolinas

    Four dead as Florence drenches the Carolinas

    In Wilmington, near where the eye of the hurricane touched down, trees and power lines were down and many windows had been broken. Hurricane Florence hit Wilmington as a category 1 storm causing widespread damage and flooding along the Carolina coastline.


Most liked

Sharks Acquire Erik Karlsson From Senators
The San Jose Sharks have acquired two-time Norris Trophy-winning defenceman Erik Karlsson from the Ottawa Senators . We're in the mode of trying to win right now, and I think that's something that's attractive to him.

FEMA faces Hurricane Florence with range of housing options from 2017 storms
He said Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen "is confident in the leadership at FEMA and their proven disaster management ability", he said. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is now under investigation for his role in a real estate deal in his hometown.

Cloud Saves Disappear If Your Nintendo Switch Online Subscription Ends
Save data stored with Save Data Cloud can not be kept outside of the duration of your Nintendo Switch Online membership. That doesn't appear to be the case with the Switch unless Nintendo clarifies further in the future.

'Monster' Hurricane Florence Barrels Toward the Carolinas
Tens of thousands of homes and businesses could be flooded in North Carolina , Governor Roy Cooper warned. After Florence's rain starts to fall this week, he said, the rainfall could continue through Monday .

Hugo Lloris fined £50,000 after drink-driving admission - Premier League 2018
The court heard police in an unmarked auto spotted Lloris' Porsche Panamera driving at 15mph (24kph) in a 30mph (48kph) zone. Tottenham have won three of their first four matches and are now fifth in the English Premier League.

Hurricane Florence Satellite Images Revealed Rare Phenomenon Over The Atlantic
Ireland is expected to endure the worst of the storm, while Wales and the Cornish peninsula will bear its brunt in England. Tropical storm conditions are possible within the tropical storm watch area, also beginning late this morning.

Win A Brand New iPhone XS Max!
For instance - AT&T will lease you the iPhone XS for less than $34 each month for tenure of 30 months. This is priced at CNY 6,699 (approx Rs 91,300) which resembles iPhone XS 64GB's pricing.

A year later, Golovkin, Alvarez meet with bad intentions
Only a freak scorecard from judge Adalaide Byrd, who triggered uproar after ruling it 118-110 Alvarez, denied Golovkin a victory. A more aggressive approach from Alvarez, however, may well play into Golovkin's hands.

Mother and Infant Among First Reported Fatalities as Hurricane Florence Makes Landfall
Wilmington Police confirmed that a mother and her infant died when a tree fell on their home. A town spokesman said between 60 and 75 people were awaiting rescue on Saturday.

Track Hurricane Florence With These Tools
He said parts of North Carolina had seen storm surges - the bulge of seawater pushed ashore by the hurricane - as high as 10 feet. North Carolina's Emergency Management tweeted that more than 154,000 homes were already without electricity by late Thursday.

Carolina coast braces for 'Mike Tyson punch' from hurricane
President Donald Trump has declared states of emergency for North and SC and Virginia, which frees up the way for federal aid. Emergency workers monitor hurricane progress at the Emergency operations centre in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Gary Neville Defends Himself Following Jurgen Klopp Criticism
Klopp though, is likely to stick with his strongest side when they pay a visit to Tottenham . The former Chelsea ace has netted twice and chipped in with one assist this time out.

Four killed as Hurricane Florence swamps Carolinas
The rising sea crept towards the two-storey home of Tom Copeland, who lives on a spit of land surrounded by water in Swansboro. He added that around 20,000 people had taken refuge in 157 emergency shelters throughout the area.

Trump says U.S. under 'no pressure' for China trade deal
China may not be able to match future U.S. tariffs dollar for dollar and has warned that it would take other measures. If we meet, we meet? Mid-level US and Chinese officials held inconclusive talks on Aug 22 and 23.

Hurricane Florence moving towards coast of North, South Carolina: NHC
In Washington, North Carolina, the wind-swept Pamlico River has risen beyond its banks and is flooding entire neighborhoods. Hurricane and storm surge warnings and watches are now in effect up and down the coast of North Carolina and SC .