Serena Fined $17,000 After US Open Final Outburst

Serena Williams of the US smashes her racket while playing Naomi Osaka of Japan during their 2018 US Open women’s singles final match on September 8, 2018 in New York. kena betancur / AFP

Serena Williams has been fined $17,000 by the US Tennis Association in the wake her outburst during a controversial US Open final loss to Japan’s Naomi Osaka.

The American star was fined for coaching, racquet abuse and for verbal abuse when she accused umpire Carlos Ramos of being “a thief” during Saturday’s stormy final.

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