Serena Williams & Sexism in Sports - Between the Scenes | The Daily Show

  • Published on Sep 11, 2018
  • Trevor discusses the controversial call against Serena Williams at the US Open and the double standards in sports.
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  • QuasarOne
    QuasarOne 9 hours ago

    She broke the rules but i guess since a man noticed that it's sexism and he's just telling her what to do....
    Rules apply to men and women in the same way and with the same consequences....

  • Brian Bjørkholm
    Brian Bjørkholm 13 days ago

    We did say “he was loosing it” about McEnroe and he got penalized.

  • Cyrax20CDM
    Cyrax20CDM 17 days ago

    Liberal defending a liberal. Fuck this English jerkoff.

  • Jermaine Edwards
    Jermaine Edwards 18 days ago

    The Williams sisters have always got shit not just as women but as dark skinned women that have dominated tennis the fact that they are dark skinned women that were beating everyone was a problem in a traditionally white dominated sport I'm just keeping it real I'm not on a hate white people rant. Serena is a strong opinionated black women and more important successful and the best at what she does and the world we live in that's always going to be an issue just calling it as I see it I am black but I'm a male and I can still sympathize and recognise the points I have spoke on.

  • Wayne Gouin
    Wayne Gouin 21 day ago +2

    Trevor, I love you man but your bias is showing. Tuck it in.

  • Mike G
    Mike G 21 day ago

    She rich shut and play tennis

  • Andrés Bernys
    Andrés Bernys 22 days ago

    You are really ignorant. Tennis is a gentlemen sport, the mindset of player is really important and is part of the hole set of skills that a player needs to have. Stamina for longer hours, strategy, compousure, respect toward the other player and the umpire.

  • Aragorn
    Aragorn 24 days ago

    Yeah let's all listen to this fool

  • Zaria x
    Zaria x 26 days ago +4

    y’all didn’t get the point, y’all are saying he’s on Serena’s side but that’s not what he is saying. he’s talking about sexism dummy’s

  • Daddy Trump
    Daddy Trump 29 days ago

    If anyone was undermining Osaka’s achievements, it was Serena.

  • Bilawal Khawaja
    Bilawal Khawaja Month ago

    Trevor is full of being shit,here.

    One black defending another black.

  • genodra leonard
    genodra leonard Month ago +24

    A lot of haters here! So disappointed! The Williams sisters have had a lot to put up with in their sport. I will continue to pray for them.

    • Zk Thunder
      Zk Thunder 29 days ago

      Are you dumb or blind?

    • A Google User
      A Google User Month ago +3

      Serena did wrong. What part of that don't you understand?

  • Michael Ndifor
    Michael Ndifor Month ago

    you should be ashamed of yourself Trevor, for standing with wrong, as should Serena Williams. This has greatly taken your credibility down. SHAME

  • Nur Aliffah Fahfahaway

    the comment section has clearly misunderstood the intention Trevor's trying to point out. it's in the title of the video: sexism. it's the double standards against the reactions of female athletes. so it's okay for male athletes to show fury to decisions made but its not okay when female atheletes react?
    like in soccer when an accidental tackle happens in the penalty box and the player loses it, commentators call out clean "he's furious" like it's all right cos hes a man?? but here, selena fumes and she gets called on like a child wth "throwing tantrum" like shes a little girl??? jeez people.

  • Dionne Love amazing

    I have to comment on these comments I’m scrolling through. Ive seen this on three separate occasions, where the comments he made, people don’t universally agree with and the hate comes out. It’s as If Trevor’s haters watch to hear him say something they don’t agree with to attack. There are times when I don’t agree with Trevor’s comment but really all this hate. He is giving his personal opinion. He also agreed that she should be fined but it’s the way the situation was being portrayed in the media. WTH!!!

  • Hani
    Hani Month ago

    Men rarely lose a game point as a consequence of swearing, being coached, breaking rackets, etc. It happens so often that if a racket doesn’t get destroyed in a men’s match, it’s not worth watching. And compare John McEnroe’s entire vulgarity-filled career to Serena losing a game point in the final of a Grand Slam as the result of calling the umpire a “thief” - no swearing involved.

  • Irena Audila
    Irena Audila Month ago +95

    Yall sayin he's defending Serena, yall miss the whole point. Hes talking about the equality between man and woman, no relation of her doing and Osaka.

  • mandira mondal
    mandira mondal 2 months ago +2

    Firstly men do get punished. Secondly, are you saying women should keep doing the same mistakes men have done just to feel equal? That's not being feminist. That's loving the idea of being a feminist. That's being an opportunist and entitled.

  • NextYear44
    NextYear44 2 months ago

  • radip Chauhan
    radip Chauhan 2 months ago +1

    I had expected more from Trevor. She was at fault, man, it's as clear as it gets....

  • yonaz s
    yonaz s 2 months ago

    Why is this man lying??

  • Jules Hernandez
    Jules Hernandez 2 months ago

    No matter how many times I try I can never find this guy funny. 😐

  • Narbert Raj
    Narbert Raj 2 months ago

    Do u even know the tennis rules ? At least do u even know different rules ? Like in boxing u can punch but not in a basketball

  • Xmv 1
    Xmv 1 2 months ago

    See he's no clue about what he's talking about. Coaches are allowed on court to coach once per set. During a grand slam (like the US Open aka this match) coaching is forbidden at any time.
    Don't talk about things you don't know about

  • DishantMan Sherchan
    DishantMan Sherchan 2 months ago

    Dude even you don't believe the shit coming out of your mouth. So did a man make her lose Australia too?? Lol

  • DishantMan Sherchan
    DishantMan Sherchan 2 months ago

    Don't talk about things you don't understand then..

  • Marco Silva
    Marco Silva 2 months ago +1

    this is so pathetically hilarious... even the crowd is DISGUSTING.
    why did i even bother to watch this biased video?!

  • Sonni Valentyne
    Sonni Valentyne 2 months ago +3

    Wow, I'm just now clearly seeing how wrong I've been about this dude.. This dude is really defending that other dude , Wow! No longer a fan of yours..

  • Raven S.J.
    Raven S.J. 2 months ago

    Apparently you are black so you are on the same side as Serena. But it's bcoz of influential people like you supporting and spreading the wrong message that people like Serena can get away with it even after she acted all mighty and like an entitled kid. Sorry but Mr. Trevor, you are wrong here. I'm actually ashamed at how biased you could be.

  • Zaraki Kon
    Zaraki Kon 3 months ago

    I haven't seen the match but I do believe men are usually treated differently then women (even in tennis). Having said that; that still Doesn't excuse her for saying those things to the Umpire if she's said those things to him.

  • NextYear44
    NextYear44 3 months ago

    Serena Williams joins online retailer Poshmark's board of directors...

  • Aleksandar Urosevic
    Aleksandar Urosevic 3 months ago

    Logic of this man is completely wrong. He is manipulator or dumb.

  • NextYear44
    NextYear44 3 months ago

    Serena Williams is aiming to put the disappointment of two major final losses in 2018 behind her and surpass Margaret Court's record grand slam haul this year, according to her coach Patrick Mouratoglou.

    Former world number one Williams returned to the WTA Tour last March, just six months after giving birth to her daughter and suffering complications in the aftermath, and managed to reach the finals of Wimbledon and the US Open.

    The American, who was forced to pull out of the French Open due to a shoulder issue, lost to Angelique Kerber at the All England Club and went down to Naomi Osaka at Flushing Meadows, a match that was overshadowed by her dispute with umpire Carlos Ramos.

  • NextYear44
    NextYear44 3 months ago

    Serena Williams has returned to the top 10 in the tennis rankings for the first time since taking a break to have her first child.

    Williams dropped as low as 491st upon her return to competition in March 2018 but is up to No. 10 after reaching two Grand Slam finals since, losing to Angelique Kerber at Wimbledon and Naomi Osaka at the U.S. Open.

  • NextYear44
    NextYear44 3 months ago

    Margaret Court has 24 singles majors, an all-time record. In 1970, Court became the first woman during the open era to win the singles Grand Slam. Serena Williams is the winner of 23 Major singles titles the most in this open era.

  • Adam Cannell
    Adam Cannell 3 months ago +1

    comparing team sports to individual? hmmm

  • Elia Msia
    Elia Msia 3 months ago

    Guys. Trevor isn’t saying that she shouldn’t get the points docked. He’s just commenting on the fact that she is being attacked for getting mad, as if that doesn’t happen in almost every male sport ever.

  • Shaz S
    Shaz S 3 months ago

    She just couldn't take the loss

  • Night Timsina
    Night Timsina 3 months ago +4

    and this is the video that made me lose all respect i had for this man
    the same umpire issued the same punishments to other male players earlier the same year and the way she acted and turned all heads around from the biggest moment of naomi's life this was wrong totally wrong
    and karma is not always a bitch glad naomi got another moment at the australian open
    this was not fair trevor not fair

  • Marcos Lopez
    Marcos Lopez 3 months ago +1

    They are this ref has been strict towards Male players as well and serina was in the wrong.

  • bellmeisterful
    bellmeisterful 3 months ago be a liberal hack like Noah where you have to take a certain position on everything. He has no objectivity.

  • Love Always wins
    Love Always wins 3 months ago

    What is she just made a mistake?

  • Love Always wins
    Love Always wins 3 months ago

    Like who are we to point this out. Tre Va is an entertainer. We have become soooo righteous...I like rules and order, but I think the lay person should be at the same level of participation and commitment to their own lives in order to have a criticism at this level...

  • Nico
    Nico 3 months ago

    Halt die fresse trevor

  • Michele mann
    Michele mann 3 months ago

    Does anyone know what book was on Trevor’s desk?

  • govind s
    govind s 3 months ago


  • Angry Vet
    Angry Vet 3 months ago +6

    And yes the men do get penalized for verbal abuse. Ever watch tennis?

    • Izar Fair
      Izar Fair 29 days ago

      Men do what the fuck y'all want more than you all claim women do so stfu 😂

    • Inas El noumeiri
      Inas El noumeiri Month ago

      Thank you

  • Angry Vet
    Angry Vet 3 months ago

    Serena shows her ass. Wasn't the first time, won't be the last.

  • daudi dåudi
    daudi dåudi 4 months ago

    Fk outta here Trevor! you chose to go media mainstream brainwashing instead of being human and recognize the beautiful moment this young woman beat her idol in-front of the world! You sound like an apologist with your "jokes" . This is coming from a fan Trevor!

  • Boqn Georgiev
    Boqn Georgiev 4 months ago

    This is why Stewart was better than you will ever be. He would not defend someone, because of his own bias. If that was Stewart, he would have completely destroy Serena for what she did and said and would show how she did similar things in the past, like Us open 09.

  • ChristopherWalken
    ChristopherWalken 4 months ago

    How the fuck can you compare rushing the pitch in a NBA game to a tennis match where the rules are way more strict.

  • chirag bangera
    chirag bangera 4 months ago

    if u cant follow the rules sit at home

  • ady grigore
    ady grigore 4 months ago

    Fk you liberal pig

  • OrangeJackson
    OrangeJackson 4 months ago

    Trevor hates truth.

  • NextYear44
    NextYear44 4 months ago

  • Urban Decay
    Urban Decay 4 months ago

    Another thumbs down.

  • Pratik Bakshi
    Pratik Bakshi 4 months ago

    Okay, Trevor knows nothing about tennis. You can't compare tennis to NBA.

  • Ravi Tiwari
    Ravi Tiwari 4 months ago

    Trevor my man, you are wrong here. And please man don't give opinions, don't teach people how coaches are supposed to behave. Learn a bit more about topics(Tennis) before putting forward your arguments for the same.

  • Ailidan
    Ailidan 4 months ago

    This black racist scum....

  • Ernie Mannebach
    Ernie Mannebach 4 months ago

    A liberal fucktard Mrs. Williams behavior was very uncalled for her coach admitted to coaching because they were losing

  • NextYear44
    NextYear44 4 months ago

    Serena Says...Venus and I were not afraid to wear braids. We weren’t afraid to be black in tennis. And that was different in Tennis.

  • Otaku Demon
    Otaku Demon 4 months ago

    Serena: "You owe me an apology! SAY IT! say your sorry!"
    Referee: *Tries to say something*
    Serena: DONT TALK TO ME!
    Please 😂 rules are rules, you cant just break the rules and blame your consequences on social injustice. She ain't fighting for women equality she just got bad sportsmanship 😂

  • A. R
    A. R 4 months ago

    stop being a white night. the coach even admitted he was trying to coach her with hand signals. YOur the reason why bf5 failed soo bad. YOu cant sell b.s

  • Darth Ferv
    Darth Ferv 4 months ago

    If you think players of men sport can get away with Umpire screaming and stuff you dont watch sports.... nba players can complain about bad calls but if they keep like bothering the umpire they get tech, mlb players and coaches gets ejected everytime arguing calls, not much an nfl fan so i havent seen something like that yet..... but i know is hard to defend someone who crearly wronk

  • Christian Ifuku
    Christian Ifuku 4 months ago

    You’re don’t understand the rules.

  • hongshuuu
    hongshuuu 4 months ago

    Take a shot every time you see a comment say “she broke the rules plain and simple” or something similar.

  • Dolan Dark's child
    Dolan Dark's child 4 months ago

    Its a rule you dumb cunt

  • La va
    La va 4 months ago

    Everyone here definitely has listening problems. I can't believe the comments they are making. SMH

  • Thomas Creighton
    Thomas Creighton 4 months ago

    This oak is a twat

  • Voix920
    Voix920 4 months ago

    I love you trevor but you're unequivocally wrong on this. The ref is known for being strict on everyone, male and female. He was doing his job following all the rules as he always does and serena has to make it a race and gender thing because she can't handle that she was wrong.

  • Akash
    Akash 4 months ago

    Idiot you Fuckkking idiot!!!
    You’re depending her actions first learn tennis first

  • Babel
    Babel 4 months ago

    uh ohhh Trevor... I know you have an agenda you want to push and are looking for stories aside from Trump, Trump, Trump... but PLEASE!?
    Every single sport has rules, they ought to be enforced. The coach admited to coaching: bam thats Serena and her teams fault. I would argue in a sport where coaches during the game are supposed to zip it on the bank she would pick one that could follow this simple rule. Especially if she doesn't need or even couldn't even see it. We all know Serena's nasty temperature, she is NOT a fair sport, no matter how talented. Threw her racket, breaking the thing, god she deserved that game point. She's like a little brat on court playing her drama princess part. Then she goes on a rant unlike anything I ever witnessed in this gentlemen and ladies sport. ZERO CONTROL over herself, emotions and ZERO RESPECT towards the fair rules of the game and especially her opponent. In my eyes the only thing topping the events on the court, was her interview after: "I did it for womens rights... and stand up to racism (written down in the rules of the game, applying to anyone but me) .. and I did nothing wrong.."
    The only respect I feel is towards the humble winner Osaka, who was overshadowed by Serenas nasty behavior and for the judge, not stooping to her level and just ending it there. Women's rights and racism are so far off in this case that I cant think of a person in the daily show coming up with this kind of rubbish. Please don't push moral values on people that dont share and instead only proclaim them. They are unworthy and in the end erode the trust and moral we want to build.

  • Tom B
    Tom B 4 months ago

    Serena was completely out of control... pathetic.

  • cyanide11111y
    cyanide11111y 4 months ago

    The sport of tennis has more etiquette than conventional sports like basketball/football/rugby/soccer... hence why your coach can’t coach you, there’s more honour and self respect in it

  • OfficialMe
    OfficialMe 4 months ago

    SOOOOOO. r u saying that osaka is a man? cause the umpire was siding osaka? lololol

  • Zach Nolan
    Zach Nolan 4 months ago

    She would have lost either way fuck off,that other girl literally apologised for completely outclassing her and everyone booed her for winning

  • Fryho
    Fryho 4 months ago

    I just lost a lot of respect for you, Trevor... She was not playing by the rules.

  • Lanso Yanthan
    Lanso Yanthan 4 months ago

    Trevor needs to take the ding dong out of his mouth and talk sense. Tennis is a gentleman's sport. Dissent is not allowed. It's not like the NBA or the NFL!! Even in cricket, dissent is not allowed. Does he not know that even in football, players are shown yellow and red cards for unsportsmanlike behaviours?? Even in the UFC, when the referee calls for a time out, the fighters are not allowed to stand near their corners??!! And yes male tennis players get penalized too. Please watch more games and other sports before running your half educated, wannabe male feminist mouth young man. Comedians think they're smarter than other people these days. Stick to your job and make people laugh. That's what you're good at!!

  • Hagen allan
    Hagen allan 4 months ago

    Misrepresenting how serena acted , its still wrong what she did and rude to the umpire.

  • NextYear44
    NextYear44 4 months ago

    Serena Williams has a ton to be happy about this year. She has an adorable family and a successful clothing line, and the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) just announced two rule changes based on Williams' recent tennis games at the French Open.

  • Chen Chen
    Chen Chen 5 months ago

    Very disappointed in your discussion, for you've failed to mention how privileged she behaved the entire time. For anyone who's seen the episode, she obviously went into the argument with an attitude that she's superior to the umpire and shall command the court. And its not the first time she's behaved this way just google it. But Trevor seems to brush all these aside, lay some blame on the rule of the game, and try to paint her as a victim. She made and mistake, and should rightfully pay for it.

  • Joshua Ramirez
    Joshua Ramirez 5 months ago

    Mmm. Used to agree with the you on most things but idk Trevor. You're starting to chase the rabbit.

  • Alexander Fisher
    Alexander Fisher 5 months ago

    That umpire is actually consistent with being extremely strict and is hated by many top pros for it. All of the things she did were rules violations; and while they usually are not called by MOST umpires, it wasn't out of character for this one to make calls.

  • Joaquin Gonzalo
    Joaquin Gonzalo 5 months ago

    Serena Williams , a shame to the sport of tennis

  • Jj J
    Jj J 5 months ago

    Trevor you are a hypocrite first class. Elitist left foreign peace of cowdung

  • King Kenry Official
    King Kenry Official 5 months ago

    yo guys i used to love this show and trevor but believe me after watching him for a few months i realized how much shit he's saying. At first you don't realize it because it seems funny and you don't have the context of what he's talking about, but when you do you start to hate him so bad for all of the bullshit he gives us

  • Titron Feed
    Titron Feed 5 months ago +1

    Eat a bucket of dicks you wanker

  • Ilya S.
    Ilya S. 5 months ago

    Aren't you allowed to receive coaching unless it is the last tournament?

  • Kwame Zane
    Kwame Zane 5 months ago

    shut up're sooo obvious....youre @ss paid for talking sh$t.....

  • Kwame Zane
    Kwame Zane 5 months ago

    oh stop with your black complex....getting boring af...

  • A. Issa
    A. Issa 5 months ago

    The way how you try manipulating clear things is boring. Why are talk about that shit . Sore lose and she was miles way from being professioal fucking idiot
    And are a crying baby like her too

  • CSlover
    CSlover 5 months ago

    You really don't understand tennis

  • NextYear44
    NextYear44 5 months ago

    I Will say to all of you when talking about Women in TENNIS, Ask any player who do they want to Beat, and be more like on the Tennis Court?????

  • NextYear44
    NextYear44 5 months ago

    So happy to see SERENA living the life of her dreams, she knows very well that there will always be obstacles, doubters, haters, as well as mistakes and setbacks along the way.

  • NextYear44
    NextYear44 5 months ago

    SERENA know that with continued hard work , preservance, and self love, Raw Determination and belief there is no limit to what she can STILL achieve going forward!achieve going forward!

  • NextYear44
    NextYear44 5 months ago

    When Serena is on she's on....

  • NextYear44
    NextYear44 5 months ago

    Just because Serena Lost two Games to Osaka, and just because Serena blew her stack she have a right to do that , and you all know this, Right? You don't have to like Her are agree with her actions , she still have a right to express herself. No matter what happened at the U S Open it will forever be a part of History in the sports world, and just know that Serena will not the the first to have blown her stack, and will not be the last to do it. She has long ago cemented her place in Tennis History Book , and she will be remembered for her greatness from now to Eternity in the Tennis, and Sports History Books.

  • oks1Ajax
    oks1Ajax 5 months ago

    pff.. you are a idiot Trevor.

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    xX_Manoah_Xx 5 months ago


  • NextYear44
    NextYear44 5 months ago