Billie Jean King: Serena was ‘out of line,’ but umpire ‘blew it’

Published to CNN on September 11, 2018

Speaking about Saturday’s controversial US Open final, Billie Jean King, the tennis legend and equal rights advocate, told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour that Serena Williams was “out of line,” but umpire Carlos Ramos aggravated the situation.

“Serena was out of line, there’s no question, no one’s saying she was a good sport,” King said. “The point is he [Ramos] aggravated the situation.”

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