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Appearing on Australia's Sunday Project, the 23-time Grand Slam winner refused to answer questions.

'Are you comfortable?' Publicist tries to shut down interview as Serena delivers withering stare

Appearing on Australia's Sunday Project, Serena was just starting to open up to Lisa Wilkinson. Then one question left her stumped.

John Isner (USA)

'I love playing in Auckland!' John Isner confirms entry for 2019 ASB Classic

The American tennis star will make his eighth appearance at the event in January.

US Open umpire who gave Nick Kyrgios pep talk gets two tournament ban

Mohamed Lahyani will not officiate at the China Open in Beijing and the Shanghai Masters.

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08:  Serena Williams of the United States argues with umpire Carlos Ramos during her Women's Singles finals match against Naomi Osaka of Japan on Day Thirteen of the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 8, 2018 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA)

Serena was wrong: New report disproves Williams' 'sexism' claims made during - and after - US Open final meltdown

In a 20 year period from 1998 to 2018, the men have incurred nearly three times more separate code violations than their female counterparts.

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08:  Serena Williams of the United States argues with umpire Carlos Ramos during her Women's Singles finals match against Naomi Osaka of Japan on Day Thirteen of the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 8, 2018 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA)

Umpire Carlos Ramos back to work after Serena Williams' US Open final outburst

Ramos took charge of the Davis Cup semi between the USA and Croatia.

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08:  Serena Williams of the United States argues with umpire Carlos Ramos during her Women's Singles finals match against Naomi Osaka of Japan on Day Thirteen of the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 8, 2018 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA)

US Open umpire Carlos Ramos breaks silence over Serena Williams controversy

Ramos has spoken publicly for the first time since the US Open final, saying he is "fine."

'Welcome to PC World' - Aussie newspaper defends cartoonist after controversial Serena Williams depiction

The Herald Sun has defended cartoonist Mark Knight, after his illustration of Serena Williams was slammed for being "racist."

Serena Williams, right, talks with referee Brian Earley during the women's final of the U.S. Open

Martina Navratilova slams Serena Williams' US Open outburst saying she should consider 'what is the right way to behave?'

Writing for the New York Times, the 18-time Grand Slam champion wrote: "We cannot measure ourselves by what we think we should also be able to get away with."

Cartoonist Mark Knight's depiction of Serena Williams' US Open meltdown

Australian cartoonist accused of racism after Serena Williams tantrum depiction

The Herald Sun's Mark Knight's version of Williams' meltdown has not gone down well.

Serena Williams, right, talks with referee Brian Earley during the women's final of the U.S. Open

ITF side against Serena Williams, say umpire acted with 'professionalism and integrity'

Williams was given three code violations in her US Open final defeat.

'Serena is blowing this out of proportion': The world reacts to Williams' mega meltdown

Players, commentators and fans alike are having their say on a story that has gripped the world.

Serena Williams fined $25,700 for US Open tantrum

Williams was given three separate code violations during her defeat to Naomi Osaka.

'Don't screw a Grand Slam final': Serena's coach says US Open umpire got it wrong

Carlos Ramos' code violation of Williams ignited a string of events that overshadowed end result.

Watch: Serena Williams calls umpire 'a thief' in stunning meltdown, is penalised a game, then loses US Open as booing rings out

"You owe me an apology," Williams told the chair umpire. "I have never cheated in my life!" Then Carlos Ramos handed down a devastating penalty.

2018 US Open Tennis Tournament- Day Five.   Rafael Nadal of Spain in action against Karen Khachanov of Russia in the Men's Singles round three match on Arthur Ashe Stadium at the 2018 US Open Tennis Tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 31st, 2018 in Flushing, Queens, New York City.  (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images)

'I waited as much as I can' - Nadal gutted to retire from US Open with knee issue

Nadal was down two sets against Juan Martin del Potro when he decided to quit his semi-final.

Rafael Nadal retires hurt, allowing Juan Martin del Potro to book a berth in the US Open final

The 2017 champion withdrew because of a knee injury after two hours.

2018 US Open Tennis Tournament- Day Eleven. Serena Williams of the United States in action against Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia in the Women's Singles Semi Final match on Arthur Ashe Stadium at the 2018 US Open Tennis Tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 6th, 2018 in Flushing, Queens, New York City.  (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images)

Flawless Serena Williams cruises into ninth US Open final after straight sets win

Williams defeated Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia 6-3, 6-0 in their semi-final match.

Watch: US Open quarter-final comes to a bizarre halt as Novak Djokovic happily chills topless on court

John Millman requested a stoppage which led to the Serbian cooling off.

Watch: Serena Williams executes three untouchable aces in final game to roar into US Open semi-finals

Williams closed out her match with Karolina Pliskova in dominant fashion.

2018 US Open Tennis Tournament- Day Nine.  Sloane Stephens of the United States reacts during her loss against Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia in the women's singles quarter-finals match on Arthur Ashe Stadium at the 2018 US Open Tennis Tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 4th, 2018 in Flushing, Queens, New York City.  (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images)

Defending champ Sloane Stephens knocked out of US Open quarters

Stephens was eliminated today, beaten by Anastasija Sevastova 6-2, 6-3 in the quarter-finals.

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28:  Maria Sharapova of Russia returns the ball during her ladies singles first round match against Patty Schnyder of Switzerland on Day Two of the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2018 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Maria Sharapova falls in US Open fourth round again with straight sets loss

The former champion fell to Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro.

Novak Djokovic cruises through to US Open quarters after straight sets victory

Djokovic could potentially line up against Roger Federer in the next round.

2018 US Open Tennis Tournament- Day Five.   Rafael Nadal of Spain in action against Karen Khachanov of Russia in the Men's Singles round three match on Arthur Ashe Stadium at the 2018 US Open Tennis Tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 31st, 2018 in Flushing, Queens, New York City.  (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images)

Rafael Nadal grinds out tough win at US Open, through to quarter-finals

Nadal beat Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-3, 6-3, 6-7 (6), 6-4 today at Flushing Meadows.

Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, returns a shot to Richard Gasquet, of France, during the third round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Novak Djokovic breezes into fourth round of US Open with straight sets win

If the Serbian wins his next match, he could face Roger Federer in the quarter-finals.

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