Nobody had to break the code of that cartoon; worse was the decision to weaponise the image against political correctness.
- by Timothy Boyle
Stung by a lack of institutional support for the chair umpire who penalised Serena Williams, other umpires are reportedly discussing a boycott of her matches.
- by Des Bieler
This year's US Open included an unusual mid-match pep talk to Nick Kyrgios, a code violation for a shirt change and the extraordinary Serena Williams exchange.
In her outbursts, Serena invoked sexism and, implicitly, racism, and so managed to set back both those causes.
- by Greg Baum
Though he is considered a strict umpire, critics say the Portuguese veteran official could have done more to defuse the situation on Saturday before calling Serena Williams for two of her three code violations.
- by Christopher Clarey
The French may have banned her catsuit but Serena did one better at Flushing Meadows.
- by Melissa Singer
Serena Williams will no longer be allowed to wear her skin-tight black outfit in Paris, as she draws sister Venus in the third round of the US Open.
Serena Williams has said that her coach told her to stop breastfeeding to improve her tennis, saying the advice was ‘‘hard to take from a guy’’.
- by Rozina Sabur
Serena Williams has taken just 65 minutes to beat Daria Gavrilova in the first round of the Cincinatti Open.