Osaka beats angry Serena Williams to win US Open

Osaka beats angry Serena Williams to win US Open
Source: Wires
Date: 09-09-2018 Time: 07:09:11:am
Share
Serena Williams repeatedly argued with umpire Carlos Ramos during the final

Naomi Osaka won the US Open after an angry Serena Williams accused the umpire of being a "thief" in some of the most dramatic scenes at a Grand Slam final.

Williams was given a game penalty for her outburst, which followed racquet smashing and another code violation as Osaka won 6-2 6-4 in New York.

Osaka, 20, kept her focus to become the first Japanese to win a Grand Slam.

Williams refused to shake hands with umpire Carlos Ramos after the match.

The American, 36, graciously congratulated Osaka at the net after the 20th seed completed an extraordinary victory and, although Williams' behaviour will grab the attention, nothing should detract from a classy and composed display from Osaka at Flushing Meadows.

"I'm sorry it had to end like this," a crying Osaka said.

Osaka-hide

Naomi Osaka and Serena WilliamsNaomi Osaka was left hiding her tears at the presentation ceremony of her first Grand Slam trophy


Naomi Osaka with the US Open trophyImage result for osaka trophy


Have your say  


More Sports Headlines


What others are reading
Family cleans house, finds pet tortoise missing since 1982
Four Africa city destinations you should visit right now
Iraq court sentences French IS members to death
Militants kill at least 25 Nigerian soldiers during ambush