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originally posted by: japhrimu
a reply to: ketsuko
But why have male officials for a female sport?
The insinuations and accusations of sexism could’ve been avoided...
I also understand that sometimes, if it’s not something, it’s another...
Just thought I’d participate in the thread.
I like tennis.
originally posted by: SR1TX
Lmao you people.
If someone deducted a point from me for a thumbs up I would have thrown him out of his chair.
originally posted by: Alien Abduct
originally posted by: alldaylong
a reply to: face23785
Why have you posted this thread in U.S. Sports ?
Tennis is a world game and actually invented in Britain.
This happened at the U.S. open and also Serena Williams is an American. That would seem to qualify it.
originally posted by: paraphi
Bad sportsmanship. There must be zero tolerance to people fighting and arguing with the referee. If you cannot handle the decision, then you should not play.
originally posted by: Sheye
What got the whole ball rolling was him calling out the warning on hand signals from her coach. She was really offended he basically called her a cheater, and when he said he didn’t think of her as a cheater, she assumed he had canceled the warning. That’s what the threw her in a tizzy for the second infraction, when she lost a point.
As it turned out, there was no doubt Mouratoglou was coaching because he admitted as much on air to ESPN analyst Pam Shriver: "I was coaching, but I don't think [Serena] looked at me. [Osaka's] coach was coaching the whole time, too. Everyone is doing it, 100 percent of the time."