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US Davis Cup players try to stay out of Williams controversy

US Davis Cup players try to stay out of Williams controversy

"What we're looking for, we're looking for an apology from Serena to the official or officials in general".

For many people who watched the U.S. Open Women's Final against Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams, one question still remains: what did Serena whisper to Naomi after the match?

Naomi Osaka would go on to with the match in straight sets 6-2, 6-4.

"Adams overheard apologizing to chair umpire Carlos Ramos for the fallout from US Open final at draw for Davis Cup semifinal draw between USA and Croatia in Zadar", Dampf wrote.

"Coaching is common, a lot of people are doing it, some people aren't getting called for it".

"You're stressing me out", Osaka quipped, somewhat sheepishly. Meanwhile, The Guardian reports that the game's top umpires are discussing forming a union because they believe Carlos Ramos, the umpire who penalized Williams for three code violations Saturday, was "hung out to dry" by some of tennis' governing organizations.

"In my head, sometimes I could become insane and the team couldn't be confident to call me into the team", Paire had said before his match.




Her “thief” accusation hurled at Ramos was nothing compared to what many of her white counterparts have said to him and other umpires in the past. "In comparison, I never saw [Rafael] Nadal shouting like that with an umpire". It made me feel like it was a sexist remark. "But I'm going to continue to fight for women". Everyone who has experienced discrimination can empathise with her passionate plea.

Osaka, 20, heard boos when she was receiving her trophy and in the moment thought they were directed at her for her win against fan-favorite Williams.

This is said to be because the CEO of the Women's Tennis Association (WTA), Steve Simon, and the U.S. Tennis Association President Katrina Adams, had released statements in support of Serena.

U.S. Open women's champion Naomi Osaka is back in Japan celebrating not only her landmark victory, but also a sponsorship deal with auto manufacturer Nissan.

Mouratoglou admitted to coaching Williams from the stands but claimed that everyone does it.

Osaka was born in Osaka, Japan, in 1997 to a Haitian-American father and a Japanese mother, before the family moved to the US when she was three.