Tennis

Serena Williams and Carlos Ramos to be kept apart at Australian Open

11 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

• American said Ramos would not umpire her again
• Tennis Australia avoids making decision Serena Williams and Carlos Ramos, the umpire whom she accused of sexism in the wake of the US Open final last Saturday, are likely to be kept apart at the Australian Open. But the decision will be made for reasons of common sense, rather than because of any specific demands from the 23-times grand slam champion. Related: Give Serena Williams a break - us working mothers know what she's up against
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Was Serena Williams right or wrong? Three former tennis umpires explain

Was Serena Williams right or wrong? Three former tennis umpires explain

11 monthes ago   |   By USA Today

Serena Williams and Carlos Ramos have been at the center of an ongoing debate since Ramos handed her three code violations in the US Open women's final.
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Serena Williams' reaction was ‘pretty overboard', says Jamie Murray as he dismisses umpire sexism row

11 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Jamie Murray has rejected Serena Williams' claim that women are treated differently by umpires than male players, with the doubles star claiming that her reaction was “pretty overboard”. Williams saw her hopes of tying Margaret Court's record of 24 Grand Slam titles at last weekend's US Open go up in smoke as she crashed to a straight-sets defeat by Japan's Naomi Osaka, but it was the American's furious bust-up with umpire Carlos Ramos that sparked the biggest controversy that has dominated the game ever since. The 36-year-old accused Ramos of being a “liar” and a “thief” after he gave...
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