Australian Open director wants coaching rule 'sorted out'


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  • Monday, 10 Sep 2018

Sept 8, 2018; New York, NY, USA; Serena Williams of the USA talks to chair umpire after a code violation for coaching while playing Naomi Osaka of Japan in the women’s final on day thirteen of the 2018 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley has urged global tennis to affirm its position on coaching during matches following a storm of controversy that erupted during the U.S. Open women's final.

Coaching from the players' box is banned during Grand Slam matches but Serena Williams was incensed when chair umpire Carlos Ramos gave her a code violation warning after her coach was seen making a hand gesture during her defeat to Naomi Osaka.

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