A caricature of tennis star Serena Williams published in Australia’s newspaper has caused an uproar on social media.
The cartoon was published after Serena lost the finals to a newcomer Osaka, Serena was penalized a point and issued a code of violations. To which she accused the Referee Ramos, of being a Thief.
“You stole a point from me. You’re a thief too.” said williams, after which Ramos issue a second violation.
“Well done on reducing one of the greatest sportswomen alive to racist and sexist tropes and turning a second great sportswoman into a faceless prop,” Rowling tweeted on Monday.