tennis legend Martina Navratilova He recently spoke on Twitter about US Open champion Carlos Alcaraz, explaining how he would have been a different player had he been born 50 years ago. Navratilova, widely considered one of the greatest female tennis players of all time and also arguably the greatest female tennis player of all time, responded to a fan tweet that she thought was better than Serena Williams.
Navratilova He won 18 singles grand slam titles and 41 doubles grand slam titles and is therefore arguably the ultimate GOAT. The American enjoyed being compared to Serena, but didn’t agree that she was better than her. She said that it is ridiculous to compare different periods because the dynamics have completely changed with the changing periods. He named Carlos Alcaraz and said that if Alcaraz had been born 50 years ago, he wouldn’t have played the way he plays now.
“You might be right about that, I don’t know. I think it’s human nature to think what we have now is the best, period. Comparing eras is just silly IMO. If Alcaraz was born 50 years ago, it wouldn’t have played like it does now. But thank you anyway :)” Martina tweeted.
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