Association the United States tennis Sunday fined silver medalist of the Open championship of the USA on tennis (U.S. Open) Serena Williams on 17000долларов for violations in the final match of the female part of competitions held on the previous day.
Williams will pay a fine for three violations during a highly controversial match against 20-year-old Naomi Osaka, who won his first title in a Grand slam tournament.
The first violation allegedly consisted in obtaining clues from the trainer, resulted in a warning and a fine of $ 3,000.
Then when Williams broke a racquet, then was fined $ 4,000 and her opponent was awarded the point.
The third violation, which the referee Carlos Ramos called the verbal abuse consisted in the fact that Williams called him a “thief” for awarding points to the enemy for the second violation. She received a fine for the game, lost the match and was fined $ 10,000.
The penalties prompted criticism from the fans Williams and many other members of the tennis world.
“When a woman is overwhelmed by emotions, it is called hysterical and punished for it. When the same goes for a man they say he is straightforward and does not punish,” – said in Twitter, the former first racket of the world Billie Jean king.