Why Serena Williams rant during the US Open was childish and uncalled even if we are in America

Why Serena Williams rant during the US Open was childish and uncalled even if we are in America

I watched the finals match between Serena Williams and Samantha Stosur and, after being educated by ‘the call’, found Serena Williams absolutely wrong in her rant towards the chair umpire. The ruling was correct no matter what you think. And even if it was an incorrect call, Sereana Williams’ rant was an incredible display of poor taste and sportsmanship.

Yes, I believe you should be angry that what you did caused a violation. It’s a stupid rule. But a rule-nonetheless – and the Chair Umpire is there to enforce the rule. Taking it personally – well, Serena went just so far as to barely pull the race card in her stupid tantrum.

Let’s break down her ugly comments…

First… the call was correct. And yes, Serena should be upset… but NO… She shouldn’t have taken it out personally nearly threatening the Chair Umpire (and it’s not the first time she’s threatened someone). Hell, I’ve been in the ‘fight game’ a long time and never threatened anyone. And I’m in a sport where we kick and punch each other.

Now, what did she say?

“Are you the one who screwed me over last time?”

What’s that supposed to mean? That the Chair Umpire had something against Williams? You screw yourself over when you are behind and you lose the match because of your own anger issues. See below regarding the Clijsters incident.

“You ever see me walking down the hall, look the other way cause you’re out of control. Totally out of control.”

Huh? This sounds like a threat to me. Because if she looks at her then what? Let’s not beat around the bush, this is a blatant threat.

“You’re totally out of control. You’re a hater and you’re unattractive inside. Who would do such a thing?”

Hmmm… she’s on the verge here isn’t she? Hater of what? Skin color? Unattractive inside? Well that’s a big contradiction in my opinion. Serena Williams is portraying a very unattractive outside burst of anger and that, my friends, is coming from where she pointed: inside.

“And I never complain. Wow. What a loser.”

Are you kidding me? Never? Ever? NEVER EVER? You NEVER complain? Maybe she’s like a robot or something with a computer chip she can erase memories of threatening line judges! See below!

“You give a code violation because I expressed who I am? We’re in America last I checked…”

Okay, WHAT THE FUCK does being in America have to do with expressing who you are but getting penalized for “Hindrance”. It’s in the rulebook and everybody commentating on the match validated it.

“…can I get some water (to off camera). Or am I going to get violated for water? Don’t look at me, I promise you don’t look at me cause I am not the one.  Don’t look my way.”

Now this just pissed me off. You are mouthing off at someone and you say Don’t look my way?

Serena Williams DID not apologize. She did say she was sorry she lost the match.

Was I a fan of Serena Williams? Yes.

Am I now?

Hell no.

In another match against Clijsters in another US Open Semis, Serena said to the line judge:

“If I could, I would take this … ball and shove it down your … throat,” Williams said.

Seriously? If she could? Like if there was a rule that you can shove something down someone’s throat because you’re mad at them then you would? SERIOUSLY? How old are you Serena? What kind of world do you live in? It’s almost as if you can say “If I could, I’d kill you. But I can’t. So I’ll just threaten you!”

“I’ve never been in a fight in my whole life, so I don’t know why she would have felt threatened,” Williams said with a smile.

Oh my god. What a Bitch! – And I say that with a smile.

 

 

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