LONDON – Serena Williams was fined $10,000 by the All England Club for damaging one of Wimbledon's courts with her racket prior to the start of the tournament, media reported.
Williams, who faces fellow American Alison Riske in the quarter-finals on Tuesday as she looks to win her 24th Grand Slam title, has yet to comment on the fine.
TUESDAY'S ORDER OF PLAY (CENTRE COURT, FROM 13:00 BST)— Wimbledon (@Wimbledon) July 8, 2019
Alison RISKE vs Serena WILLIAMS
Barbora STRYCOVA vs Johanna KONTA
Andy MURRAY & Serena WILLIAMS vs Fabrice MARTIN & Raquel OTAWO#Wimbledon
Fabio Fognini was also fined $3,000 for unsportsmanlike conduct after a rant during his third round defeat to Tennys Sandgren.