Serena Williams Loses Her Cool
LYNN NEARY, host:
Serena Williams, American tennis star and the defending U.S. Open champ, will not be advancing to this year's finals. She was in her semifinal match last night with Kim Clijsters - a Belgian. An official made a controversial call: Williams' foot was over the line on a serve - a foot fault that lost her the point. That's when Williams started yelling at the line official, shaking her racket, saying, well…
Ms. SERENA WILLIAMS (Pro Tennis Player): What did I say? You didn't hear?
NEARY: Not everyone did hear exactly what she said, but her tirade, along with a racket she had busted in a previous set, earned her a violation and cost her another point, which happened to be match point. Williams lost. It wasn't the victory Clijsters was looking for, just back from a two-year retirement. She'll advance to play Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki in the finals.
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