U.S. Open Tennis

Serena Williams gestures to umpire Carlos Ramos instead of shaking hands after her match against Naomi Osaka in the U.S. Open women's final on Sept. 8, 2018, at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
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September 12, 2018 - 10:57 am
By WFAN.com There could be more fallout on the way following Serena Williams' clash with a chair umpire in Saturday's U.S. Open women's final. According to The Times of London, tennis' top umpires are considering a boycott of future matches involving Williams. Meanwhile, The Guardian reports that...
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Serena Williams argues with chair umpire Carlos Ramos while playing Naomi Osaka in the U.S. Open women's final on Sept. 8, 2018, at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
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September 10, 2018 - 3:44 pm
The International Tennis Federation is defending the chair umpire who gave Serena Williams three code violations during the U.S. Open final, saying his "decisions were in accordance with the relevant rules."
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Serena Williams gestures to umpire Carlos Ramos instead of shaking hands after her match against Naomi Osaka in the U.S. Open women's final on Sept. 8, 2018, at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
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Ann Liguori
September 10, 2018 - 10:15 am
It was the most controversial match I’ve seen in my 36 years of covering the U.S. Open. And the controversy has nothing to do with sexism, as Serena Williams, the Women's Tennis Association and many others are charging.
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Novak Djokovic celebrates match point against Juan Martin del Potro in the US Open men's final on Sept. 9, 2018, at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
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September 09, 2018 - 8:55 pm
By The Associated Press The U.S. Open final suddenly appeared to be slipping away from Novak Djokovic. He dropped three consecutive games. He was angered by a crowd roaring for his popular opponent, Juan Martin del Potro. He was, in short, out of sorts. And then came Sunday's pivotal game, a 20-...
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Serena Williams awaits her serve as boos rain down after an argument with officials while playing Naomi Osaka in the women's final on Sept. 8, 2018, at the U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
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September 09, 2018 - 4:47 pm
Serena Williams was fined a total of $17,000 for three code violations during her loss to Naomi Osaka in the U.S. Open final.
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Serena Williams gestures to umpire Carlos Ramos instead of shaking hands after her match against Naomi Osaka in the U.S. Open women's final on Sept. 8, 2018, at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
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September 09, 2018 - 8:56 am
By The Associated Press Serena Williams thought she was treated more harshly by the chair umpire in the U.S. Open final than a man would have been. Williams was cited by official Carlos Ramos for three code violations during her 6-2, 6-4 loss to Naomi Osaka on Saturday : for getting coaching...
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Naomi Osaka reacts after winning a point against Serena Williams during the women's final of the U.S. Open on Sept. 8, 2018,
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September 08, 2018 - 7:09 pm
Serena Williams was penalized a game for calling the chair umpire a thief during an extended argument as the U.S. Open women's final descended into chaos, with fans booing and play delayed before Naomi Osaka wrapped up a 6-2, 6-4 victory for her first Grand Slam title.
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Novak Djokovic celebrates match point against Kei Nishikori in the U.S. Open semifinals at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
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September 07, 2018 - 10:16 pm
Rafael Nadal felt the pain sear into his right knee early in his U.S. Open semifinal, on what he called "a bad movement." It was a familiar pain, one that he's dealt with off-and-on for years.
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