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Serena Williams Explains U.S. Open Meltdown

In one of the most bizarre scenes in U.S. Open history, Serena Williams approached a line judge and threatened to "shove this ball down your throat" after being told she had foot-faulted on a serve. Since Serena had previously drawn a warning for smashing her racket in frustration, opponent Kim Clijsters was awarded a point, immediately ending the match. Afterward Williams tried to explain her actions, saying the outburst was the result of her trademark intensity.

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