You are the U.S. Open champion. "I'm not going to say, 'Oh, I can't draw that because that's a no-go area.' What does that say about the way the world's going?"
When the violation was announced Williams approached Ramos to insist she never takes coaching and would rather lose than "cheat to win". "That's just part of the sport. The fact that I have to go through this is just an example for the next person that has emotions and wants to express themselves and wants to be strong woman". A USTA spokesman said Adams was not speaking to media, while Ramos was not available for questions.
"We're here to play; Carlos is here to umpire; and we don't expect anything out of the ordinary", Courier said. Will rules change in Serena's matches?
In the second set of Williams' match against Naomi Osaka, Ramos warned Williams for receiving coaching, which is against the rules in Grand Slam matches.More news: IPhone XS, XS Max and XR Supercut in less than 5 minutes
Much of the criticism of Williams has centred on how her actions had spoiled a precious moment for Osaka, who was even moved to apologise for beating the home favourite to a NY crowd angrily booing Ramos.
Williams became irate and smashed her racket, leading to an actual code violation. She joins a roster of Nissan's other global ambassadors, including soccer players Gareth Bale of Real Madrid and Manchester City's record goal-scorer Sergio Aguero, who both featured prominently during Nissan's most recent UEFA Champions League sponsorship campaign. Herald Sun cartoonist Mark Knight is being called a racist and sexist for his portrayal of Williams, showing her stomping on the court in the manner of a toddler in the throws of a temper tantrum. "If it was wrong or right, I'm not the judge", said Bryan, a doubles specialist. You are the best player at the end of this event and because of the turn of events with the crowd and the booing and everything, it wasn't the way - that was the outcome I was referring to. I really don't. I think men and women are treated in this way or the other way depending on the situation.
Marin Cilic, Croatia's top player, also had nothing but respect for Ramos. "And I think for Ramos, he was a little defensive at that point, and was fed up as opposed to saying, 'OK, let's get back to business'".
The 51st-ranked Harrison, who was called in as a late replacement for the injured Jack Sock, said the women's final "was a very touchy situation".