Serena's US Open meltdown - GOAT or spoiled brat?
Serena Williams lost it with the umpire during the US Open final. Opinion is divided on whether or not she was justified
The furore over the final of the US Open is continuing after it was on Sunday revealed that Serena Williams had been fined $17,000 for code violations during the game which saw her lose her bid to equal the record for a 24th major title. Williams got a code violation for coaching, a penalty point for racquet abuse and a game penalty for calling umpire Carlos Ramos a "liar and a thief" after he handed down the coaching code violation. Footage from the match saw her coach Patrick Mouratoglou giving her gestures during the game. He later admitted that he was coaching her but said it was something that other coaches did all the time.
Williams remains adamant that she did not see the gestures and said she had even texted her coach after the game to understand what had happened. "I just texted Patrick, like, 'what is he talking about?' Because we don't have signals. We have never discussed signals." Naomi Osaka won the final to become Japan's first ever Grand Slam singles champion b...