Everyone should listen to this from Serena Williams. pic.twitter.com/TF03dhpq2P
— Cameron Cox (@CamCox12) September 8, 2018
erena was penalized for a three code violation which included being illegally coached from the stands by her coach Patrick Mouratoglou, a hand gesture by Mouratoglou and verbal abuse when she called Ramos a thief for taking a point from her game. Serena was filmed arguing heatedly with Ramos denying the violation and the penalty.
See videos of Serena in a heated argument with umpire Carlos Ramos
"I don't cheat to win. I'd rather lose."
—Serena to the chair umpire after receiving a coaching violation pic.twitter.com/v6Q2GWYYOn
— espnW (@espnW) September 8, 2018
"You owe me an apology!"
Serena was fired up with the official in the final set of the US Open final. pic.twitter.com/r6RSbrirnV
— ESPN (@espn) September 8, 2018
Despite the loss and lash out during the game, Serena maintained her cool and even gave Osaka a comforting hug as the crowd booed as the youngster was unveiled the winner of the US Open. When asked to share her thoughts Serena called for fans to stop booing and allow a visibly shaken Osaka to enjoy her victory.
— Jeff Eisenband (@JeffEisenband) September 8, 2018