Transcript for Tennis officials stand by US Open umpire in Serena Williams flap
Those dramatic moments at the US open the umpire calling a rare code violation on Serena Williams many asking was it fair would he have done the same against a male player. Billie Jean King already weighed in and tonight Martina Navratilova has now offered a somewhat different assessment ABC's aerial Russia was tapped the match. New fallout tonight from those moments of fury at the US open. Serena Williams unleashing on chair on Carlos Ramos after he issued her a warning. Accusing her coach of making illegal hand signals from the box. Tennis titan later breaking her racket in a fit of frustration. The umpire docking her appoints. This situation then spiraling out of control. Serena then accusing the official of sexism. The controversy casting a shadow over that's. Stunning victory by Japanese prodigy Naomi Osaka. Foods echoing during the trophy ceremony Serena. Pleading for com slash. When she came up and hugged you at the end of the match what does she say to you what did you feel home she says that shows patterns most I was really grateful for her. Tonight strong reactions pouring in. Icon Billie Jean King banking Serena saying she was right to speak her mind to put a voice to the injustice. Legend Martina Navratilova acknowledging gender bias in the sport. But writing we cannot measure ourselves by what we think we should be able to get away when it. David officials are standing behind the thumbs actions that say they will look into claims of gender bias in the port. David Israel Russia tonight.
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