Serena Williams Battles Umpire, Loses US Open Final in Stunning Upset

Williams at the 2013 US Open. Credit: Edwin Martinez

(From ABC News)

Serena Williams sparred with an umpire over a warning for coaching, being penalized first a point, then a game, before eventually losing the US Open Women’s final to 20-year-old Naomi Osaka, 6-2, 6-4.

Williams, who was vying for her 24th Grand Slam singles title, later said she was fighting for the next woman who wants to be strong, adding “maybe it didn’t work out for me, but it might for the next person.”

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