Venus Williams tells umpire she ‘cannot management God’ following time violation attributable to heavy winds
“If the wind blows, then I can not hit the ball,” she advised the umpire. “I can not management God, I can not management the wind. I am simply saying that if the wind blows, there’s nothing I can do about that. I can not management God, speak to him,” she added, pointing to the sky.
The seven-time grand slam champion went on to lose 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 to the One hundred and twenty fifth-ranked Schmiedlova on the Emilia-Romagna Open in Parma, as she searches for some kind going into subsequent week’s French Open.
Williams has been hampered by accidents this season and is with no win since her first spherical victory over Kirsten Flipkens on the Australian Open in February.
Schmiedlova has change into one thing of a bogey participant for Williams, successful 4 of their 5 matches.