My sentiments exactly … ‘In summary, Serena Williams said the incident was a case in point of the glaring double standards according to which male and female tennis players are judged, and I concur with her.’
… and she has dealt with these standards and negative comments most of her life!! Notice the latest cartoon … so very insulting and disrespectful!!
She’s a giant!! .. “You can take a superhero out of her costume but you can never take away her power.” … Nike!
SERENA WILLIAMS/ GETTY IMAGES
Right off the bat, I confess to a bias on behalf of Serena Williams. She’s want I wish my granddaughter to aspire to emulate, someone who belies the odds to become all that she was meant to be, not constrained by what others want her to be or to act like, as a female. She is an athlete par excellence, a fighter, assertive, strong and a decent, honorable role model.
By now, most peoples who follow the news have learned that Serena Williams argued with the umpire Carlos Ramos during the recent women’s singles final match against Naomi Osaka at the US Open. It is admittedly true that my hero acted emotionally and unrestrained on this occasion. It is also true that the umpire was overly harsh in delivering the penalty of a lost point at the worst possible time in the game.
Naomi Osaka of Japan…
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