Chairman Philip Brook could be willing to rethink Wimbledon’s previously-staunch opposition to on-court coaching after branding the Serena Williams US Open controversy “not a good look for tennis”.
Umpire Mohamed Lahyani has been suspended from his next two scheduled tournaments for trying to encourage Nick Kyrgios during a match at the US Open.
The International Tennis Federation has backed umpire Carlos Ramos in the row over his handling of the US Open final, saying he acted with “professionalism and integrity”.
Former leading umpire Richard Ings has backed Carlos Ramos against allegations of sexism and other improprieties in the wake of Serena Williams’ US Open final defeat.
The fall-out continues from Serena Williams’ US Open final defeat to Japan’s Naomi Osaka, in which she clashed with umpire Carlos Ramos.
The 2018 US Open will be remembered as one of the most dramatic grand slam tournaments in history.
Juan Martin del Potro believes Novak Djokovic could eventually overtake Roger Federer to become the most successful male player in grand slam history.
Novak Djokovic won his third US Open title and 14th slam trophy by defeating Juan Martin del Potro in straight sets.
The WTA has backed up Serena Williams’ claim of sexism in the way she was treated by umpire Carlos Ramos during the US Open final.
Sitting on a French mountaintop provided the inspiration for Novak Djokovic to climb back to the tennis summit.