Federer fined $1,500 for profanity
NEW YORK -- Roger Federer has been fined $1,500 for using a profanity while arguing with the chair umpire during the U.S. Open final.
CBS microphones picked up the exchange during its live broadcast of the match.
Widmaier says a total of $31,500 in fines is being collected by the tournament, topped by Serena Williams' $10,000 for unsportsmanlike conduct. She was also fined $500 for racket abuse.
Daniel Nestor was docked $5,000 for unsportsmanlike conduct toward a fan.
Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press
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