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U.S. Open umpire tells AP he is focusing on ‘working again’

Tennis umpire Carlos Ramos

Andrew Dampf, The Associated Press Published Friday, September 14, 2018 7:43AM EDT Last Updated Friday, September 14, 2018 8:54AM EDT ZADAR, Croatia — The chair umpire who penalized Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final is pleased to be getting back to work. Carlos Ramos is assigned to the Davis Cup semifinal between Croatia and the United States this weekend in Zadar. “I’m just focusing on this tie and working again. That’s all I can say,” Ramos told The Associated Press before the opening singles between Borna Coric and SteveRead More


Serena Williams loses U.S. Open following arguments with umpire

Serena Williams loses U.S. Open following arguments with umpire

Howard Fendrich, The Associated Press Published Saturday, September 8, 2018 5:53PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, September 8, 2018 11:13PM EDT NEW YORK — The events and the arguing and the booing that would make this a U.S. Open final unlike any other began when Serena Williams’ coach made what she insisted was an innocent thumbs-up, but the chair umpire interpreted as a helpful signal. It was the second game of the second set Saturday, in a packed Arthur Ashe Stadium, and Williams’ bid for a record-tying 24th Grand Slam titleRead More