Carlos Ramos, umpire involved in US Open final controversy, returns to court

Australian cartoonist blasted for 'racist and sexist' depiction of Serena Williams

Australian Paper With Racist Cartoon Of Serena Williams Says It Has ‘Nothing To Do With Race’

Osaka, 20, heard boos when she was receiving her trophy and in the moment thought they were directed at her for her win against fan-favorite Williams.

"Criticism of Mark Knight's Serena Williams cartoon shows the world has gone too PC & misunderstands the role of news media cartoons and satire", he said. She was then docked a point for a second violation after smashing her racket, followed by a penalty in which she lost a game because of "verbal abuse" of the chair umpire. "Racism in any form is unacceptable", civil rights activist Rev Jesse Jackson tweeted on Monday. But he was also criticized over his depiction of Osaka, the child of a Japanese mother and Haitian father, as a slender blond woman.

The cartoon depicts an enraged Williams with dramatically oversized red lips, a hulking physique and hair sticking straight up, in what critics from J.K. Rowling to the National Association of Black Journalists say mirrors racist portrayals of black women during the early 1900s.

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For its Wednesday edition, the Herald Sun filled its front page with cartoons, including the contentious Williams image, along with likenesses of USA president Donald Trump, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Australian prime minister Scott Morrison.

Johnston was dragged into the furore after he publicly defended Knight following widespread outrage when the cartoon reached the United States.

Alexis Ohanian Sr, 35, claimed the cartoon, drawn by Herald Sun cartoonist Mark Knight, was both "racist" and "misogynistic" in a Twitter post on Thursday.

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To the backdrop of all of this, The Telegraph have published an analysis of fines from all Grand Slam events since 1998, in order to ascertain whether female payers are treated more harshly than their male counterparts.

"In comparison, I never saw (Rafael) Nadal shouting like that with an umpire". She did not stomp on her racket during the match as the cartoon portrayed.

Williams, a 23-time grand slam victor, was beaten by Naomi Osaka in the US Open final after having a heated row with umpire Carlos Ramos. She commented, "Me, as a woman, take a lot of warnings. Professional tennis players, sometimes, I think we lose sight of that". "There's a lot of men out here that have said a lot of things, and because they are men, that doesn't happen to them", Williams said to the umpire, Fox News reported.

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