‘Nobody’s gonna hit my 62’ – controversial tennis legend, who criticized Serena Williams, once aggressively bragged about her unbeatable record

In the history of tennis, Margaret Court is among the most legendary players of all time. No one has been able to match her score until today. However, the likes of Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are just a few Grand Slam titles short of their record. With Williams and Federer recently retiring, Nadal and Djokovic now have a chance to tie the Australian ace in most Grand Slam singles championships.

However, she has drawn criticism from tennis players over generations due to her divisive comments about the LGBTQ community. The former tennis player has made notable homophobic remarks, including the famous allegation that tennis is full of lesbians.

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Margaret Court brags about her unbroken record

In a retro interview, tennis great Court bragged about all she had achieved. She was quoted saying: “If she (Serena Williams) beats my (Grand Slam singles) record, she deserves it. I won’t lose sleep over it… “Nobody will ever hit my 62”. However, she resigned in 1977 after accumulating an unprecedented 64 Grand Slam titles. This count includes all Grand Slam championships won, whether in singles, doubles or mixed doubles formats.

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When it comes to tennis, Margaret Court was among the best of all time. She presided over the courthouse throughout the 1960s and 1970s. And she swept the 1970s Grand Slam and won a total of 21 trophies that year. In tennis history, she is the first player to accomplish this feat in a single season.

Court Perspectives on Serena Williams and the Open Era

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According to a recent interview with the Daily Telegraph, the Australian star claimed that Serena Williams was never a fan of hers. “Serena, I looked up to her as a player, but I don’t think she ever looked up to me.”she commented.

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND: Serena Williams of the USA thanks the crowd after winning her quarterfinal match against Laura Siegemund of Germany during the fifth day of the 2020 ASB Classic Women’s at the ASB Tennis Center in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

A winner of twenty-four Grand Slam titles, she also noted that Williams played more games in a row than she did. Not only that, but “GOAT” was never a mother and won a grand slam. Since her first pregnancy, Court has won three Grand Slam titles.

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Additionally, Court argues that today’s game is simpler because players can bring their families. There are therapists available to help them deal with their problems, which was not the case before; furthermore, modern gamers show little respect for the game’s rich history. Last but not least, the hotly contested Australian tennis player said she would like to be able to compete in the modern day.

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