VIDEO: Serena Williams calls umpire a ‘liar’ and ‘thief’

Serena Williams has accused an umpire of sexism and treating her more harshly than men after an on-court tirade at the official during her US Open final defeat to Japan’s Naomi Osaka. Williams was cited by official Carlos Ramos for three code violations during her 6-2, 6-4 loss to rising star Osaka: for getting coaching signals; for breaking her racket, which cost her a point; and for calling the chair umpire a thief, which cost her a whole game.


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