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International tennis federation will choose side of Williams of sexism accused umpire

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The International tennis federation supports umpire Carlos Ramos after the tumultuous vrouwenfinale of the US Open in which he repeatedly to stick with Serena Williams.

“Carlos Ramos is one of the most respected umpires in the tennis world. His decisions were in accordance with the regulations and were subsequently confirmed by the decision of the U.S. Open to Serena Williams this fine”, left the ITF Monday know.

“It is understandable that this unfortunate incident a debate elicits, but it is also important to know that Carlos Ramos his duties professionally, with integrity and according to the book.”

During the match against Naomi Osaka was 23-fold grandslamkampioene Williams several times to stick with the umpire. That gave her three warnings: the first because they are from the stand instructions received from her coach, the second for the kapotslaan of her racket and the third for her tirade against the referee about her first warning. The 36-year-old Williams found that unfair and said that they would never be false would play. They took among other things the word “thief” in the mouth. The first two warnings cost her a point, the third a game. Afterwards, she received the organisation of the US Open is still a fine of 17,000 dollars.

The WTA table, then back at Serena Williams. According to the umbrella organisation in the vrouwentennis was the American all-star last Saturday in the final of the US Open tekortgedaan by the referee. WTA boss Steve Simon said in a response to know that there is no difference to be in the way referees deal with the emotions of actors and actresses. “Men and women should be treated when they their emotions to express. According to us, is that last night (Saturday) not happened”, says the.

Williams, who at the press conference afterwards, the behavior of the umpire as “sexist” to be called, was after the final, the support from star Billie Jean King and former number 1 Victoria Azarenka.

The Japanese Naomi Osaka defeated Serena Williams on Saturday with 6-2 and 6-4, and picked up her first. [ Williams remained by the defeat sting at 23 titles, one less than recordhoudster Margaret Court.

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