Umpire was not sexist - Serena Williams broke the rules

Serena Williams Fell To Naomi Osaka In A Tense US Open Final

Williams was given the code violation for coaching early in the second set of the match, which Osaka won 6-2, 6-4.

Williams defends her integrity after accusations of being coached on-court, calls the umpire "liar " Serena Williams insisted she was not cheating in the US Open final on Saturday before accusing the sport which has made her a global icon and multi-millionaire of sexism.

The six-time US Open champion, who has since been fined $17,000 by the United States Tennis Association for the violations, vigorously disputed each during the match.

Ramos's decision to hand a code violation in the second game of the second set sent Williams into a rage as she stormed to his chair and said: "I don't cheat to win!"

During the trophy ceremony in Arthur Ashe Stadium, thousands of fans jeered repeatedly, and both Osaka - the champion - and Williams - the runner-up in her bid for a record-equaling 24thth Grand Slam trophy - cried.

It all started when Carlos Ramos, the chair umpire, issued Williams a code violation for receiving illegal coaching from the sidelines.

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"I know that everyone was cheering for her", Osaka told the crowd, "and I'm sorry it had to end like this".

From there, Williams summoned the tournament referee to the court and said male tennis players were not punished for similar offences.

Australia's Margaret Court, the Wimbledon Ladies champion, in action against America's Billie Jean King in the final of the Women's single's.

Williams put an arm around Osaka's shoulder and told the crowd: "I know you guys were here rooting, and I was rooting, too, but let's make this the best moment we can". You owe me an apology. When are you going to give me my apology? "I have a daughter and I stand for what's right". How were you able to do that in your first Grand Slam final? The rating of 2.5 for the match was second only to a primetime telecast in 2015 in which Williams faced her sister Venus, and Novak Djokovic faced Feliciano Lopez.

"To lose a game for saying that is not fair", Williams said.

Osaka's sister Mari is also a tennis player and they were coached by their father after he chose to try to copy Richard Williams' remarkable success with his daughters. Then came Williams' infamous tirade after a foot fault in the 2009 semifinals against Kim Clijsters, and a to-do over a hindrance call in the 2011 final against Sam Stosur.

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"Her first Grand Slam win has been marred in some way". Because the young player outplayed her in the first set, I think pressure got to her more than anything.

"This is outrageous", said Williams warming to her theme. It was just so sad for me to see at the presentation that she was in tears. "He's never taken a game from a man because they said 'thief'".

Under Article III, Section P, "verbal abuse" is defined as "a statement about an official, opponent, sponsor, spectator or other person that implies dishonesty or is derogatory, insulting or otherwise abusive". But I've seen other men call other umpires several things.

Mouratoglou took to Twitter afterwards, hitting out at Ramos.

Williams came to Osaka's defence after a controversial end to play in NY.

"If they can't adhere to the rules then they will have to allow the coaching because we can't have things like this outburst anymore". "There's a lot of men out here that have said a lot of things and because they are men that doesn't happen".

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