Ramos returns to chair after Serena dramas as stats back him up

Ramos returns to chair after Serena dramas as stats back him up

He also Tweeted out the front page of the Herald Sun that reads, "If the self-appointed censors of Mark Knight get their way on his Serena Williams cartoon, our new politically correct life will be very tiresome indeed".

"The Sept 10 cartoon not only exudes racist, sexist caricatures of both women, but Williams' depiction is unnecessarily sambo-like", the association said in a statement.

Other cartoons by Knight have been circulated on social media in recent days showing that this was far from a one-off occurrence.

The cartoonist suspended his own Twitter account early this week due to abuse and threats toward him and his family as a result of the cartoon.

Knight labelled the outcry against his cartoon as a sign that the "world has just gone crazy".

Adams had publicly lauded Serena Williams' behaviour after the US Open final but was strangely silent on Ramos' conduct, while she criticised his approach to ESPN.

"It is understandable that this high-profile and regrettable incident should provoke debate". They're thinking, "What if?'" "I think that's probably the context of the conversation".

'I think freedom of speech is so important.I hope that she can see the amusing side of it and I hope she is here in January.

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The 23-time Grand Slam champion said Ramos' decision to dock her was sexist, noting that male players who lose their tempers on court are not always penalized as harshly.

"This is his [Knight's] job, isn't it?"

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Ramos, however, could have prevented the affair had he communicated better and given Williams a "soft warning" instead of a code violation when he saw her coach Patrick Mouratoglou giving signals during the match, King said.

This Mark Knight's cartoon published by the Herald Sun depicts Serena Williams as an irate, hulking, big-mouthed black woman jumping up and down on a broken racket.

PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 30: Naomi Osaka of Japan celebrates during her ladies singles second round match against Zarina Diyas of Kazhakstan during day four of the 2018 French Open at Roland Garros on May 30, 2018 in Paris, France.

And the cartoonist, Mark Knight, said he had "no knowledge of those cartoons or that [Jim Crow] period".

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