HomeTennis‘Hardly Any Top Player Went to Australia’ - Chris Evert Brushes Aside...

‘Hardly Any Top Player Went to Australia’ – Chris Evert Brushes Aside Margaret Court’s Record as She Details Crucial Fight for Equality on the WTA Tour

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.


Article continues below this ad

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…

Read more at www.essentiallysports.com


Most Popular