Williams went too far in US Open row – Federer

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Roger Federer says fellow tennis great Serena Williams “went too far” in her outburst at the umpire during September’s US Open final.

Williams received a code violation for coaching, a penalty point for racquet abuse and a game penalty for calling the umpire a “liar” and a “thief” during her defeat by Naomi Osaka.

Federer said the incident could have been handled differently.

“I feel like Serena should have walked away,” he told the Sunday Times.