[Yahoo] Umpire who blew Serena call out of Open

Rusty Backhand
09-08-2004, 11:46 PM
The chair umpire who mistakenly overruled a call against Serena Williams in her quarterfinal loss to Jennifer Capriati at the U.S. Open was released from all duties for the rest of the event. On Tuesday, Mariana Alves overruled the line judge in the opening game of the third set -- it was an obvious call, the ball landed a couple of centimeters (an inch) or so inside the line, and Capriati went on...


09-09-2004, 02:21 AM
Good riddance