Out of Pocket: Serena Curses Out an Official and Loses the US Open

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Serena Williams was one point away from winning the US Open but her mouth lost her that one point. 

After a linesman call of a foot fault on Serena she went ballistic and cursed the official out…while banging her racket.  According to on-lookers the linesman had been calling foul foot faults all throughout the match and we guess this one took Serena over the edge:

Instead of stepping to the baseline to serve again, Williams went over and shouted and cursed at the line judge, pointing at her and thrusting the ball toward her.

“If I could, I would take this … ball and shove it down your … throat,” Williams said. She continued yelling at the line judge, and went back over, shaking her racket in the official’s direction.

In a press conference, Serena explained her behavior by stating she thought the official said they would take her life, but later she apologized stating it was a huge misunderstanding.

Nothing lost on Serena, she has enough wins under her belt to last a lifetime, but it was good entertainment to see her lash out.

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