Serena Williams has Fit of Rage During US Open Finals

Serena Williams US Open

Serena Williams’ attempt to win a 24th Grand Slam at the US Open Women’s Singles Final descended into a on-court shouting match on Saturday evening.

It started when Williams was forced to give up had a point after her coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, appeared to gesture to her from the stands. It was then that Williams shouted ‘I’m not a cheater’.

The next fit of Serena Williams rage came after she lost a game to go 4-3 behind to Japan’s seven seeded player Naomi Osaka.

The obviously frustrated (which is no excuse) Williams burst into a rage calling umpire Carlos Ramos a ‘thief’. ‘You are a liar. You will never be on a court of mine as long as you live. When are you going to give me my apology. Say you are sorry,’ Williams screamed. ‘Because I’m a woman you’re going to take this away from me. This is not right. Every single year that I play this is just not fair’.

Boos echoed around the court as the crowd turned on Williams. The 23-time Grand Slam winner went on to lose the game 2-6, 4-6.

Fans showed no support for Serena during the trophy ceremony where they good be heard heckling and booing the tennis star. An on-court interviewer had to order the crowd to stop booing until Williams regained her composure.

She then also called for the jeering to stop and congratulated her opponent.

Serena Williams’ Grand Slam Titles:
Singles: 31 finals (23 titles, 8 runner-ups) Williams has won an Open Era record 23 grand slam singles titles. To win those titles, she has beaten 12 different players who have been ranked No. 1, including her sister, Venus Williams, seven times.

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