Serena and the Male Judge

The policing of women, in sport and out

Everyone is buzzing about what happened at the US Open this weekend. If you’ve managed to avoid it, I’ll recap. In Saturday’s final against Naomi Osaka, Serena Williams — the greatest women’s tennis player ever, possibly the greatest tennis player ever, arguably the greatest athlete of all time — was penalized a point, and then a game, in a Grand Slam…