10 Sep 2018

Racist, sexist or out of order: Serena Williams debate

The governing body of women’s tennis has backed Serena William’s claim that it was “sexism” that led to her being penalised in the final of the US Tennis Open.

She lost the match, but her outbursts at the umpire and the penalties levied have led to the tennis world taking a long hard look at whether the men and women players are treated equally.