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From The42 'Ramos could have used his discretion to de-escalate the situation. Instead, he chose to escalate it' Arbitrary Injustice

'Ramos could have used his discretion to de-escalate the situation. Instead, he chose to escalate it'

Eoin Butler believes Serena Williams was well within her rights to take issue with Carlos Ramos’ umpiring.

From The42 Serena acted with 'grace and class' in US Open final - NBA star Steph Curry Support

Serena acted with 'grace and class' in US Open final - NBA star Steph Curry

NBA star Stephen Curry is backing Serena Williams following a dispute with an umpire in the US Open final.

From The42 Umpire acted with 'professionalism and integrity' during Serena row - ITF Statement

Umpire acted with 'professionalism and integrity' during Serena row - ITF

The ITF has backed umpire Carlos Ramos after Saturday’s controversial US Open final.

From The42 Djokovic has sympathy for Serena, but does not see double standards in tennis Confused

Djokovic has sympathy for Serena, but does not see double standards in tennis

The Serbian was left puzzled by a statement released by the WTA.

From The42 Djokovic wins third US Open to equal Sampras on 14 Grand Slams Take A Bow

Djokovic wins third US Open to equal Sampras on 14 Grand Slams

The 31-year-old missed last year’s tournament with an elbow injury which sent his career into a mini-crisis.

From The42 Serena Williams fined $17,000 for outburst during controversial US Open final defeat US Open

Serena Williams fined $17,000 for outburst during controversial US Open final defeat

The American star was fined for coaching, racquet abuse and for verbal abuse.

From The42 'I'm going to continue to fight for women,' vows Serena after US Open final controversy US Open This post contains videos

'I'm going to continue to fight for women,' vows Serena after US Open final controversy

Williams accuses umpire Carlos Ramos of sexism after she was penalised in her defeat to Naomi Osaka.

From The42 Djokovic dominates Nishikori  in straight sets to book US Open final date with Del Potro Impressive

Djokovic dominates Nishikori in straight sets to book US Open final date with Del Potro

Novak Djokovic produced a clinical display against Kei Nishikori to set up a final with Juan Martin del Potro.

From The42 'Last year I was literally fighting for my life' - Serena Williams secures US Open final berth Tennis

'Last year I was literally fighting for my life' - Serena Williams secures US Open final berth

The 36-year-old held back tears as she celebrated her semi-final victory.

Djokovic reaches US Open semis but calls for action after 'sweat break' in sauna-like conditions

Australia’s John Millman had to ask the umpire to stop play so he could change his sweat-soaked clothes.

From The42 Nadal outlasts Thiem in US Open classic to reach semi-final Marathon Man

Nadal outlasts Thiem in US Open classic to reach semi-final

Rafael Nadal played the longest match of this year’s US Open as he survived to beat Dominic Thiem in the quarters.

From The42 Irish teenager Georgia Drummy into second round of US Open girls' singles Flushing Meadows

Irish teenager Georgia Drummy into second round of US Open girls' singles

The Dubliner faces the ninth seed at Flushing Meadows on Wednesday.

From The42 My worst time? This is not even close, says Sharapova Perspective

My worst time? This is not even close, says Sharapova

“What’s challenging is when you’re a teenager and you have a few hundred dollars and you’ve got no sense of the future,” she said.

From The42 Australian Millman in 'disbelief' after sensational win over his 'hero' Federer Upset

Australian Millman in 'disbelief' after sensational win over his 'hero' Federer

John Millman was left surprised by his incredible upset win over Roger Federer at the US Open.

From The42 Sister Act 30: Serena drops just three games in quick win against Venus US Open

Sister Act 30: Serena drops just three games in quick win against Venus

Serena to face Kaia Kanepi in US Open last 16 after straight-sets win on Friday night.

From The42 No disciplinary action for US Open umpire despite controversial Kyrgios pep talk Pep Talk This post contains videos

No disciplinary action for US Open umpire despite controversial Kyrgios pep talk

A review found Mohamed Lahyani went “beyond protocol”, but the umpire won’t be disciplined.

Serena Williams has been playing tennis in a tutu after she was told she shouldn't wear a catsuit

The president of the French Open said he will ban Serena’s catsuit next year.

From The42 Serena and Venus to clash for 30th time as Cornet shrugs off US Open sexism storm Rematch

Serena and Venus to clash for 30th time as Cornet shrugs off US Open sexism storm

It will be the sixth clash between the sisters since the 1998 Australian Open.

From The42 'I checked the rules beforehand, and I spoke to my team. We were clear you don't speak to your coaches.' Hitting Out

'I checked the rules beforehand, and I spoke to my team. We were clear you don't speak to your coaches.'

Andy Murray was unhappy with US Open officials, but Fernando Verdasco denied breaking the rules.

From TheJournal.ie Sexism row at US Open after female player penalised for removing her shirt Double Standards This post contains videos

Sexism row at US Open after female player penalised for removing her shirt

Alize Cornet’s shirt was on back-to-front in 38 degree heat.

From The42 It was a total joke – Federer plays down retirement talk after impressive display Funny How

It was a total joke – Federer plays down retirement talk after impressive display

Novak Djokovic battled through as well, meanwhile.

From The42 Wozniacki and Ostapenko stop the rot in stifling New York heat US Open

Wozniacki and Ostapenko stop the rot in stifling New York heat

The duo headed into the final major of the year on losing streaks, but made it into round two.

From The42 Serena attitude defused dress code row says French Open director Controversy

Serena attitude defused dress code row says French Open director

The “Black Panther” catsuit American star Williams wore at the French Open in May was described as “going too far”.

From The42 Nadal through as Ferrer retires in final grand slam match US Open

Nadal through as Ferrer retires in final grand slam match

Serena Williams is up and running too meanwhile.

From The42 Andy Murray enjoys winning Grand Slam return at US Open Victory

Andy Murray enjoys winning Grand Slam return at US Open

Murray last featured in a major at Wimbledon in 2017.

From TheJournal.ie French Open bans Serena's 'Black Panther' catsuit Tennis

French Open bans Serena's 'Black Panther' catsuit

The player said the suit helped her to prevent blood clots.

From The42 French Open to ban Serena Williams' 'Black Panther' catsuit Controversy

French Open to ban Serena Williams' 'Black Panther' catsuit

The 36-year-old American star stunned Paris this year in her body-hugging outfit.

Bjorn Borg's 15-year-old son won another Swedish junior title yesterday

Leo Borg looks on course to follow his father’s footsteps into the pro ranks.

From The42 'I felt like I was not a good mom' - Serena Williams shares challenge of postpartum emotions Opening Up

'I felt like I was not a good mom' - Serena Williams shares challenge of postpartum emotions

Talking to friends and family is a good solution to mental health issues experienced after giving birth, she says.

From The42 Bothwell rules the roost on home soil while Britain's Appleton takes women's Irish Open crown Irish Open Tennis

Bothwell rules the roost on home soil while Britain's Appleton takes women's Irish Open crown

Co. Down’s Peter Bothwell and Bromley’s Emily Appleton won the men’s and women’s Irish Open Tennis Championships in Carrickmines.

From The42 Down native Bothwell defeats British rival to book place in Irish Open final Tennis

Down native Bothwell defeats British rival to book place in Irish Open final

The national tennis title is down for decision in Carrickmines on Sunday.

From The42 Andy Murray breaks down in tears after 3am finish at Washington Open Closing Time

Andy Murray breaks down in tears after 3am finish at Washington Open

Murray unsure if he will play in quarter-finals following late-night finish in Washington.

From The42 Emotional Andy Murray makes triumphant hardcourt return Tennis

Emotional Andy Murray makes triumphant hardcourt return

Former world number one Andy Murray overcame rain delays and a gruelling three-setter to prevail 3-6 6-4 7-5 on Monday.

From The42 Serena Williams claims 'discrimination' is to blame for frequent drug tests Break Point

Serena Williams claims 'discrimination' is to blame for frequent drug tests

“Out of all the players, it’s been proven I’m the one getting tested the most,” the 36-year-old said.

From The42 Kerber stuns Serena's history bid in Wimbledon final as German records first ever title Wimbledon

Kerber stuns Serena's history bid in Wimbledon final as German records first ever title

Angelique Kerber became the first German woman to win Wimbledon in 22 years after defeating Serena Williams.

From The42 Djokovic sees off Nadal in epic Wimbledon semi-final Classic

Djokovic sees off Nadal in epic Wimbledon semi-final

Novak Djokovic is through to his fifth Wimbledon final after overcoming long-time rival Rafael Nadal in a five-set thriller.

From The42 Anderson demands rule change after winning longest semi-final in Wimbledon history Epic

Anderson demands rule change after winning longest semi-final in Wimbledon history

He beat John Isner 7-6 (8/6), 6-7 (5/7), 6-7 (9/11), 6-4, 26-24 in six hours and 36 minutes.

From The42 Federer bemoans missed chances as Wimbledon defence ends in disappointment Regrets

Federer bemoans missed chances as Wimbledon defence ends in disappointment

Roger Federer lost out to Kevin Anderson in a five-set thriller at the quarter-final stage.

'Follow your dreams': Anderson issues South Africa rallying call after stunning Federer

Next up is a semi-final on Friday against John Isner, the ninth seeded American.

From The42 Djokovic into Wimbledon semi-final, blasts 'unnecessary' warnings Sw19

Djokovic into Wimbledon semi-final, blasts 'unnecessary' warnings

The 12-time major winner prevailed despite picking up two code violations and accusing the umpire of “double standards”.