Margaret Court: “I don’t think Serena Williams has ever admired me”

tennis legend Margaret Court don’t think that Serena Williams He has admired her at some point and questioned that today’s tennis is much simpler than that of his time.

In an interview with The Telegraph, the Australian Court stated that she has admired Serena as a player, although she does not consider that this feeling is reciprocal.

I don’t think she ever admired me“He assured in the middle of the press conference, where he also emphasized that he would have liked to play at this time, because he believes that everything is much easier now.

“I would love to have played in this era. I think it’s much easier. As I would have liked to bring family or friends with me, but I couldn’t. I had to go alone or with the team, “said Court.

The Australian, who is currently 80 years old, He has 24 Grand Slam singles titles to his credit.which she achieved between 1960 and 1973. One more than Serena Williams achieved.

“People don’t see all that. As fans, we had to play every week because we had no money. Now they can take off when they want, fly back when they want. We were away for 10 months. That is why I retired for the first time in 1965, because I used to feel nostalgic, “said the oceanic.

He also added that in his time they did not have the resources or the facilities that tennis players have to improve their performance.

“We had no psychologists or coaches with us. It is a completely different world. That’s what disappoints me, that today’s gamers don’t honor the game’s past.Margaret Court concluded.

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