In September 2018, Williams, who was playing her second Grand Slam final of the year after returning to the tour following her daughter’s birth, broke the racket in the second set against Osaka.
Keeping this in consideration, why did Serena smash her racket?
When Osaka broke for 2-3 after a Williams backhand unforced error, Williams smashed her racket in anger. Because it was her second code violation after the coaching warning, she received a point penalty.
Also question is, why did Serena get fined $10000?
Serena Williams has been fined $10,000 for throwing her racket and damaging a court at Wimbledon. … The veteran American player was sanctioned for “unsportsmanlike behavior” after she damaged an outside court at the Wimbledon Championships before the tournament began.
What happened at the US Open with Serena?
Serena, a 23-time major singles champion, withdrew from the U.S. Open as she rehabs a torn hamstring. “After careful consideration and following the advice of my doctors and medical team, I have decided to withdraw from the US Open to allow my body to heal completely from a torn hamstring,” Serena wrote on Instagram.
Blade SW102 Autograph
The Proximus Diamond Games tennis racquet is actually a prize but it still tops the list with an estimated worth of a whopping $1.3 million. This practical/prize tennis racquet is made from pure gold and weighs 8.8 pounds. Apart from this, it is also studded with around 1,700 real diamonds.
The Serena Williams Autograph Tennis Racket – Blade 104 – Wilson Tennis.