Serena Williams remains unrepentant about her US Open outburst

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New York, Sep 14(ANI): American tennis star Serena Williams has said she won't apologise to the lineswoman for her outburst during her US Open semi-final defeat by Kim Clijsters.

"An apology from me? Know many people yell at linespeople? Players, athletes get frustrated," The Mirror quoted Williams, as saying.

Williams lost her cool after being foot-faulted at the end of the contest. She unleashed a tirade on the line judge, briefly walked away and then returned for another blast at the line judge. he incident saw her receiving a point penalty for a second code violation, thus handing the semi-final match to Clijsters 6-4, 7-5.

Williams was unrepentant about the incident even during her post-match press conference as well, where she claimed she did not remember what she had said to the line judge.

Williams has been fined 10,000 dollars by US Open organisers for her outburst. (ANI)

Story first published: Monday, September 14, 2009, 16:17 [IST]
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