Serena Williams hasn’t been seen on a tennis court in a long time. Following a fall during the first round of Wimbledon in 2021, the American champion hurt her knee and has not played since.

The former world number one has been hunting for that 24th Grand Slam. So as to equal Margaret Court’s record for most Grand Slams won.

Despite missing the target on several occasions, her most recent major victory came in the 2017 Australian Open.

Serena Williams, who has just turned 40, has decided to devote the remainder of her career to major tournaments. career.

Federer, Nadal, and Djokovic have all ‘fined’ their programming in order to perform at their best in the four most significant tournaments.

With 20 Slams each, the Big Three of the ATP tour are now tied. WTA star Martina Navratilova discussed how the focus of tennis players has shifted in the podcast ‘The GOAT-Serena’.

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Martina Navratilova. Source: ndtv.com

Martina Navratilova talks about the Big 3

“It’s no coincidence that right now we have the four people that won the most titles, other than Steffi Graf, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Serena Williams because that’s all tennis has become is about the majors.

“The other tournaments are basically played practice,” said Navratilova

If doubles, mixed doubles, and singles titles are included, Navratilova has the most Grand Slam titles.

She talked about how things were different when she was on the circuit. She also said the Majors have now become the focal point of tennis.

“You know, I would play between 7-8 matches every season- singles, and then of course, I would play doubles and everything as well.

“So the mentality was different, and then, of course, the tour was huge. The tour was bigger prize money than the majors,” she further added.

Roger Federer spoke to GQ Magazine after his quarter-final exit at Wimbledon this year about a variety of issues. He spoke about his Wimbledon campaign and how he has changed his training regimen as he has gotten older.

“The standing ovation I received there this year was certainly a special one. When I left the court, I could feel the crowd’s love and their support,” Federer said.

“I’m actually very grateful, very happy I was just able to play.

“I mean, my last year and a half, it’s been really difficult. It’s been hard with the double knee surgery I had last year and rehab was really slow. And, look, in some ways I wish I would have been in better shape for Wimbledon this year,” he concluded.

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