Aussie cartoonist defends “racist”, “sexist” drawing of Serena Williams

An Australian cartoonist has broken his silence over a controversial depiction of Serena Williams that has sparked outrage around the world.

Mark Knight of Melbourne’s Herald Sun newspaper posted his illustration on Twitter on Monday morning, immediately sparking a firestorm of criticism.

The cartoon depicts Serena’s confrontation with umpire Carlos Ramos during the US Open final, showing the tennis superstar destroying her racquet with a child’s dummy lying on the ground next to her.

Many labelled the cartoon “racist” and “sexist”, accusing...


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Aussie cartoonist defends “racist”, “sexist” drawing of Serena Williams


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