John McEnroe fires uninformed salvo, suggests group vs women duels


Serena Williams, John McEnroe, tennis, tennis players, group vs womenSerena Williams, John McEnroe, tennis, tennis players, group vs women On Wednesday, John McEnroe suggested that carrying women players take on group on a tennis justice would prove, once and for all, a sincerity of his statement.

Serena Williams is arguably a biggest ‘female’ actor in a game. But where does she rank, irrespective of gender? John McEnroe voiced his opinion, opening adult a Pandora’s Box in a process.

As good as 700

McEnroe believes Serena will not be means to cut it on a men’s ATP Tour, and will be ranked around 700. Now, McEnroe is one of a greats of tennis and one of a shrewdest analysts and voices in a game. When he says something, everybody listens. Serena, who is out of a diversion due to pregnancy, took corruption and retorted in her heading fashion.

“Dear John, we venerate and honour we though greatfully greatfully keep me out of your statements that are not factually based,” she pronounced on Twitter. “I’ve never played anyone ranked “there” nor do we have time. Respect me and my remoteness as I’m perplexing to have a baby. Good day sir.”

Russian humour

However, Russian Dmitry Tursunov, ranked 701 in a world, however, believes he can overcome over a 23-time Grand Slam champion. He put his perspective opposite with a lurch of dry humour.

“I would wish that we would win opposite Serena,” a 34-year-old said. “Physically we competence not be in a best figure of my life though as an altogether package I’m most improved than my ranking would suggest. She is pregnant, and I’m not.

Tursunov was once ranked as high as 20th in a world. Trying to reason on McEnroe’s behalf, he pronounced a left-hander, who won 3 titles during Wimbledon and 4 during a US Open,was not “trying to speak women’s tennis down” though usually reflecting “the reality” that “men are stronger in general”.

John not finished yet

But McEnroe had not had adequate after stirring a hornet’s nest. On Wednesday, he suggested that carrying women players take on group on a tennis justice would prove, once and for all, a sincerity of his statement. “I’ve got a solution. Men and women play together. Then we don’t have to guess. I’m certain a group would be all for it.”

There is story to it

We have been down this trail before. In 1973, Billie Jean King challenged and kick Bobby Riggs, a men’s No.1 in a 1940s in Houston. Earlier that year, Riggs had beaten another tip women’s player, Margaret Court, flattering handily.

In 1992, Jimmy Connors had beaten Martina Navratilova in a compare in that manners were tweaked to make it some-more competitive.

Reel feel

With a film on a strange ‘Battle of a Sexes’ — between Bobby Riggs and Billy Jean King — set to recover on Sep 22, a ongoing debate would be doing a pursuit of a film’s publicists. It will usually worsen a seductiveness levels about a film and a plot, heavily borrowed from genuine life. Who knows, Serena might plea McEnroe when she earnings to a court, in nonetheless another turn to this saga.

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