Serena Williams is one of the most popular tennis players who has won 23 Grand Slam titles and currently she is chasing Margaret Court’s 24 Grand Slam record.
During the US Open final against Naomi Osaka in 2018, Williams had an epic meltdown that hit the headlines around the world. She had a controversy with the umpire Carlos Ramos.
Serena’s coach Patrick Mouratoglou told to Daily Mail that the day was very bad for team Serena.
“Every morning we have a meeting of everyone involved. I came into the room and they were all there. There was silence because everyone was feeling uncomfortable. I stood up and I said ‘listen, guys, yesterday was the worst day ever for Team Serena because she lost and because of what happened,” Mouratoglou told Daily Mail.
However, Patrick said that it was a great day for tennis because finally someone expressed her strong emotions on the tennis court.
“But it was the best day for tennis because tennis is everywhere, it’s great for tennis. So it depends on how you look at it’. People watch sports like they watch a movie, they want to feel emotion, Watching tennis today is like watching a movie full of very nice people doing nothing wrong. We lack a bit of authenticity.” he added.
Patrick is going to launch the Ultimate Tennis Showdown that is a competition that will be played without fans from June 13 and top players like Stefanos Tsitsipas, David Goffin, and Felix Auger Aliasisme have already agreed to play.