Jamie Murray says Serena Williams’ sexism claims are ‘far-fetched’
Jamie Murray says Serena Williams’ sexism claims are ‘far-fetched’
Report: Tennis Umpires Mulling Boycott Of Serena Williams Matches
15 September, 2018, 17:54
The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) and Billie Jean King were among those to back Williams, with the latter calling out a "double standard" in the game.
"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".
"There is a lot of unhappiness in the umpiring community because no one is standing up for officials", the person told the Guardian. "Will the rules change in Serena's matches?".
World No. 25 Barbora Strycova has now said the blowup was motivated purely by Williams' desperate situation as she could see the match slipping away. Williams was outraged, and demanded an apology, telling Ramos that "I don't cheat to win, I'd rather lose".
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It all started when chair umpireCarlos Ramos issued Williams with a warning for supposedly having gotten coaching via a hand signal from her coach Patrick Mouratoglou in the stands.
Williams smashed her racquet, breaking it, bringing about her second violation for racquet abuse, resulting in a point penalty.
Williams, who called Ramos a "liar" and "thief" during the match she lost to Naomi Osaka, has alleged sexism played a role in the umpire docking her a game on Saturday.
"Do you know how many other men do things that are much worse than that?" I believe her message would have had a far greater impact if she had put out a well-thought-out statement after the match was over, when she had some time to reflect and cool down. This is not fair. "He's never taken a game from a man because they said 'thief".
A number of other individuals and groups have backed Ramos, including the International Tennis Federation. She and her sister, Venus were called The Williams Brothers due to their male-like physiques and prowess on the court.
"I think the umpire did what was within his rights", Murray told BBC Sport on Thursday ahead of the U.K.'s Davis Cup.
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