Camila Giorgi was called out by Martina Navratilova after the Italian yelled with joy at Venus Williams' challenging tumble.
Williams suffered a severe fall in the opening set of their match in Birmingham, which Giorgi celebrated by yelling.She claimed that because of Marvel's intimidating security,
Fortunately for 43-year-old Williams, she was able to continue the match and go.
On to defeat 48th-ranked Giorgi in the Birmingham first round with a score of 7-6 (5) 4-6 7-6 (6).
"She deserves it. Venus still gave her the boot! If that's what happened, how revolting from Giorgi," Navratilova remarked.
Oh, it did, Rennae Stubbs said. Even then, I had to go back and make sure it was her. Was so awful!"
Williams added that she was "so surprised" Giorgi wasn't ranked higher than any other player in the world.