Davis Cup: Carlos Ramos umpires first match since Serena Williams row

Herald Sun | An Australian caricature of Serena Williams has sparked controversy including charges that it is racist

Herald Sun | An Australian caricature of Serena Williams has sparked controversy including charges that it is racist

An Australian cartoonist has come under withering criticism for portraying tennis superstar Serena Williams using - what Harry Potter author JK Rowling described as - "racist and sexist tropes".

Great Britain Davis Cup star Jamie Murray has rejected claims that male tennis players receive preferential treatment from umpires following Serena Williams' insinuation that sexism played a role in the code violations she received during the US Open final.

Some also said Knight had "whitewashed" Osaka, whose father is Haitian and mother Japanese.

"This is a bulls". I really don't. I think men and women are treated in this way or the other way depending on the situation.

"In comparison, I never saw (Rafael) Nadal shouting like that with an umpire". She was drawn as a white woman with blonde hair. The WTA defense surprised me.

"I don't feel sad because I wouldn't even know what I'm expected to feel".

The Sport.CZ interview with 32-year-old Strycova who has been a professional since 2003 was followed widely in mainstream media and specialist tennis websites.

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The last certainly has not been heard over US Open ladies final outburst as Umpires are considering boycotting Serena Williams' future games.

'Ramos is tough, one of the best umpires in the world, he did what he had to do in that match, because she overstepped the limit.

"He did what he had to do in that match, because she overstepped the limit". Ramos penalized her a game for verbal abuse, something virtually unheard of in such an important match. "That's what the cartoon was about, her poor behaviour on the court", he said. "We regret that there has been a controversy because of a simple issue: When the club hired the charter flight, it was not expected that the women's team would travel." a club spokesperson clarified.

"We always had to go by the rules", Court, who dominated tennis during the 1960s and early 1970s, said according to a report in The Australian. "It's unusual because that's an individual sport, but I got used to it".

Mark Knight's cartoon, published Monday in the Melbourne-based Herald Sun, depicts Williams angrily stomping on her mangled racket, while the chair umpire in the background wearily asks her opponent "Can you just let her win?"

Williams, who has since been fined $17,000 by the United States Tennis Association for the violations, vigorously disputed each of them during the match.

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