Eva Asderaki

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Serena Williams Says ‘Emotions’ Got Best Of Her During US Open Tirade

Serena Williams lost her cool, and then she lost the match. Now the biggest name in women’s tennis is tweeting about her US Open tirade.


Serena Williams of the US has a word with the chair umpire during her women's finals match against Samantha Stosur of Australia at the 2011 US Open tennis tournament September 11, 2011 in New York. Stosur kept her composure as Williams erupted in anger at the chair umpire in the second set, stunning the three-time champion 6-2, 6-3 to win the US Open, claiming the first Grand Slam title of her career in a stormy final.  (credi: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Serena Williams Fined $2,000 By US Open

Tournament referee Brian Earley issued his ruling Monday, a day after Williams was cited by chair umpire Eva Asderaki for a code violation for verbal abuse during a 6-2, 6-3 loss to Sam Stosur at Flushing Meadows.