Twitter Blames Drake on Serena’s U.S. Open Loss


Serena Williams reacts after losing a point to Roberta Vinci, of Italy, during a semifinal match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, in New York. Bill Kostroun / AP

On Friday afternoon, Serena Williams was upset at the U.S. Open Championship by Roberta Vinci, an unseeded Italian ranked No. 43 in the world. She also lost her bid for the first Grand Slam in tennis in 27 years.

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The unexpected loss caused Twitter to erupt with disappointment, but also with blame. Blame for one man in particular: Serena's rumored-to-be boyfriend, Drake. The Toronto MC apparently happened to be in the stadium during Serena's Friday match.

Everyone from Roxane Gay to Retta chimed in...

Cheeky Twitter humor or legitimate claim? You decide.