Serena Williams keen to ‘move on’ from US Open row


"We were actually just texting each other this morning", Williams said during the interview that was conducted three days after her controversial loss during the U.S. Open final.

Addressing why she did not bring up with cartoon with Serena, Lisa told panelists on The Sunday Project: 'I was told in no uncertain terms that if I asked about the Mark Knight cartoon, Serena would get up and walk. We've never had signals. "Why would you say that?" she said of her discussion with her coach. "Like, and he said he made a motion, so I was like, 'OK, so you made a motion, now you told people that you're coaching me?'" I was on the other side, I didn't see the motion.

While Williams is clearly frustrated over the entire incident, she has claimed that she is trying to move past it.

It turns out, Williams found someone to confide in when she attended the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in May - the Duchess of Sussex herself.

The 36-year-old said she had to learn to love herself as her glittering career launched her in front of the global spotlight.

Following the accusation of coaching, Williams was punished for racquet smashing and verbal abuse, following several outbursts that saw her call the umpire a "liar" and "thief". We recognize that black women are too often prejudiced against by the twin biases of race and gender, with little to no advocacy in seeking justice after a traumatizing incident. "I think if a player got angry and reacted like she did in the final, they would get the same penalty, I am pretty sure". I didn't see the motion.

The 23-time Grand Slam champion was given three code violations by Ramos, the first for receiving coaching, the second for racket abuse and the third for verbal abuse of the umpire.

At the next changeover, Williams launched into an angry tirade at Ramos as the home crowd booed the Portuguese umpire.

Williams recognizes that "she's really fortunate" to have taken time from work and spend it with her newborn, and she says she's "doing it for those women that can't". When are you going to give me my apology?

"I think she has a point in some of what she's saying", Wozniacki told reporters in Wuhan.

'Well, yeah, I mean, you know, as a fan, I wanted to read the book and I was really excited for it to come out and I was really happy for her, ' she added. How dare you insinuate I was cheating?

The interview was ostensibly for Williams to discuss a breast cancer awareness campaign she is fronting in association with her sponsor, Berlei, but Wilkinson had to tackle the elephant in the room.

'Your coach admitted that he was coaching from the sideline so, in retrospect, do you think that makes the violation warranted?' she asked the tennis champion.