US Open: Barbora Strycova slams Serena Williams' 'Bullsh--t' meltdown

Serena Williams embraces Naomi Osaka as she cries at the presentations. More

Serena Williams embraces Naomi Osaka as she cries at the presentations. More

Naomi Osaka holding her trophy after winning the women's singles finals tennis match at the 2018 US Open.

Naomi Osaka's trophy presentation at the 2018 U.S. Open was odd, to say the least. Viewers could not have guessed that she won by looking at her crestfallen, teary-eyed expression throughout the immediate aftermath of the match. We just made life hard for umpires everywhere.

Williams' accusation of sexism has been backed by The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) and the United States Tennis Association (USTA), and this has seemingly upset a core group of umpires, according to The Times.

Ramos gave Williams three code violations in her straight-set loss to Naomi Osaka last weekend, and the American great argued that she wasn't being treated the same as some male players. "The louder we play, the more we change the game", it says in its introduction of the new ad, which it says is about the power of female determination: "Get Loud".

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Tennis umpires are reportedly threatening to boycott Serena Williams' matches over the fallout from her US Open finals altercation with Carlos Ramos.

"I don't understand from where he's coming with that statement", said Djokovic, suggesting this was the first he has heard of umpires failing to treat men and women equally.

Ramos spoke out for the first time about the fracas, telling the Portuguese newspaper Tribuna Expresso that he was fine.

Ramos told the paper that he avoided hitting the streets of NY after the controversial match to sidestep any potential "complicated situations". Ramos, meanwhile, was paid £370 ($480) as a "standard daily rate" for umpiring, The Times says.

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Ramos, 47, was "thrown to the wolves for simply doing his job and was not willing to be abused for it", one anonymous umpire told the English paper. "I am good, under the circumstances", he told the paper. "It's a delicate situation, but a la carte arbitration does not exist". How dare you insinuate that I was cheating?

Australian former umpire Richard Ings also reported feelings of unrest.

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) is the governing organization for international tennis. "They feel that no one has their back when they have to make unpopular calls". It added that US Open organizers confirmed Ramos' decisions when they chose to fine Williams for the three offenses.

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