The US Open win launched the 20-year-old as a new face with global appeal, especially for advertisers eager to reach a young, diverse audience.
- by Dave McCombs
New figures show men have received almost three times as many code violations as women in the past 20 years of grand slam events.
- by Simon Briggs
Speaking to Ellen Degeneres, the champion tennis player said Williams was reassuring her in that moment.
- by Rachel Clun
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
Julia Gillard once captured the flaw of reducing the nuances of sexism into a soundbite generalisation. The same can be applied to the Serena Williams meltdown.
- by Peter FitzSimons
The umpire at the centre of the US Open women's final controversy has spoken to a newspaper in his native Portugal.
- by Matt Bungard
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
Osaka's dream did not play out like this, in a swirl of controversy and accusations of sexism against the chair umpire, and an awkward post-match celebration.
- by David Waldstein