After nearly two days of uproar over what she said, and then what she didn't say about what she said, Serena Williams apologized Monday. She also played for a Grand Slam doubles title with her sister, but hey, why let tennis get in the way?

Williams' apology, posted on her Web site, was for the outburst she directed at a U.S. Open line judge following a dubious foot fault call late in Saturday's semifinal.

But did Williams need to apologize?

Arguing for the defense, SportsNation blogger bballa71137:

Arguing for the prosecution, SportsNation blogger SlideLikeRose:

tennisboygr

Only apologized because the last statement didn't have one and she was called out on it.

-- tennisboygr
zeekerini

If Serena holds serve, the match was far from over. But, oh well.

-- ZEEKERINI

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