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Naomi Osaka "Not Sad" About Serena Controversy Overshadowing US Open Win

14 September, 2018, 14:59 | Author: Lora Ball
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A former professional umpire has opened up about why officials are so furious after Serena Williams' US Open blow-up.

US Tennis association chief executive Katrina Adams has been overheard apologising to controversial umpire Carlos Ramos just days after she declared chair umpires have "double standards" when dealing with men's and women's matches. Advertising and sponsorship specialists predict a lot of such opportunities lie ahead for Osaka, who was born in Japan to a Haitian father and a Japanese mother and raised mostly in the U.S.

Ramos had already dished out two violations to Williams for smashing her racquet and coaching, when he issued a point penalty for verbal abuse.

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A report by The Times of London published on Tuesday cited an anonymous official saying that tennis umpires are considering refusing to officiate matches involving Williams.

"At the time, I did kind of think they were booing at me 'cause I couldn't tell what was going on because it was just so loud in there, so it was a little bit stressful".

Williams claimed Ramos' actions in NY were "sexist" but speaking to BBC Sport yesterday, US Open mixed-doubles champion Murray said: "I think that's a bit far-fetched. For me to say "thief" and for him to take a game, it made me feel like it was a sexist remark".

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The move could be smart business from Adidas, pitting the younger Osaka against the 36-year-old Williams, who is one of the most prominent faces of rivals Nike, and who will have no doubt lost some public favor after her shocking outburst during their match.

On Wednesday, Strycova lambasted those accusations and offered her own suggestion for the display as she went up against the Williams camp.

Ramos, who is from Portugal, spoke briefly to Portuguese newspaper Tribuna Expresso this week. "You owe me an apology". "It's an unhappy situation but "à la carte" refereeing doesn't exist. Do not worry about me!" He acted "at all times with professionalism and integrity" during Saturday's showdown, the ITF said in a statement on BBC. "Mr. Ramos' decisions were in accordance with the relevant rules and were re-affirmed by the U.S. Open's decision to fine Serena Williams for the three offenses". "They feel that no one has their back when they have to make unpopular calls".

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