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Walinga on confrontation between Serena Williams and U.S. Open ump

September 10, 2018
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School of Communication and Culture Prof. and Program Head Jennifer Walinga weighs in on the controversial confrontation between Serena Williams and an umpire at the U.S. Open.

Here’s an excerpt: 

“The response of the umpire to Serena is completely different than what we’d see with any man….I think it speaks to women and women’s rights. Obviously she’s standing up for this issue of a double standard in sport.”

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