Tags: Williams, Serena

Are Women Penalized More Than Men in Tennis? Data Says No

Serena Williams argued that she was subject to a double standard when she was cited for verbal abuse by the chair umpire Carlos Ramos during the United States Open women’s final last Saturday. “There are men out here who do a lot worse than me, but because I’m a woman you are going to take…

With U.S. Open Clash Still Fresh, Carlos Ramos Set to Officiate Davis Cup

Adams, in comments to ESPN the day after the match, also complained about a double standard, although she was more measured in an interview with CBS on Tuesday. “At the end of the day Serena could have handled it a little bit differently,” Adams said. “She’s passionate, and she was speaking out. And I think…

Serena Williams Cartoon, Called Racist, Gets New Life on Paper’s Front Page

SYDNEY, Australia — An Australian newspaper has defended its decision to publish a provocative cartoon of the tennis star Serena Williams, using the image again — this time on its front page — and railing against “politically correct” critics who deemed the drawing racist. The headline “Welcome to PC World” — accompanied by caricatures of…