Chris Evert is one of those who, through her fabulous records, brought recognition to women’s tennis at a very nascent stage of the WTA. She, alongside Billie Jean King and Martina Navratilova, proved the worth of their gender in the sport. Further, the American voiced her thoughts bravely and inspired many.
However, now the professionals who are enjoying the privileges Evert’s generation brought are regarded to be better. To counter this, the 18-time Grand Slam champion recently gave a well-reasoned theory.
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Chris Evert about the difference in priorities
Evert, while speaking to the media after Serena Williams’ retirement announcement, stumbled upon the question of who should hold the title of the greatest player ever. To which, taking Margaret Court’s example, the all time record holder of Grand Slam victories, she responded. “She…