After Serena Williams faced off against Naomi Osaka at the US Open she received three code violations.
Due to her outburst after her loss, the three code violations have now resulted in a $17,000 fine.
She war warned for receiving coaching during the match against Naomi Osaka, penalized a point for destroying her racket and then docked a game at a critical moment in which was then said to be verbal abuse by umpire Carlos Ramos.
Williams emotionally spoke out and told him that she does not cheat and is setting an example for her daughter.
She spoke out about why she called Ramos a thief.
Williams explained that she's there fighting for women's rights and for women's equaility. She said for her to say theif made her feel like it was a sexist remark.
She explained how he's never taken a game from a man because they said "theif."
Her mind was blown and made sure it was known she would continue to fight for women.
Ramos claimed he was following the rules.
When Williams was down 3-4 in the set, she told Ramos that he stole that point from her and he was a thief. He then said her remark was verbal abuse awarding the game to Osaka.