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“Unbelievable”: Serena Williams Reviews the Changes in Venus Williams’ Game at WTA Lexington



Alexis Ohanian on Serena Williams vs Venus Williams

One of the best sister-duos to play the game, Serena Williams and Venus Williams faced each other for the 31st time in the Round of 16 of the Top Seed Open in Lexington, USA. And we were sent back to the classics as it produced a three-set thriller. In the end, Serena won 3-6 6-2 6-4.

Tennis was forced to go on a break as the coronavirus pandemic spread across the globe. And now after five months, we saw it return. The players are slowly showing their old prowess and as weeks go by we can expect some more thrillers.
Alexis Ohanian on Serena Williams vs Venus Williams

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Serena had a contrasting first set where Venus was very comfortable. Then Serena changed her play and took the 2nd set. The last set was a tense one and Serena gave her everything in the last two games to win the match. After the match, Serena sat down for a press conference and spoke about the match and how Venus’ game has evolved further.

“It was high quality” – Serena Williams
Serena lauded Venus’ coach Eric Hechtman. She said he is doing an amazing job and Venus is playing unbelievably well.

“I have been to tons of her practices and I saw the changes that she made and I think they are great changes. I think her coach Eric is doing an amazing job and she is playing unbelievable.” Serena said

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She spoke further about Venus’ game. Venus kept changing her style. There were long points and Venus was making Serena run for points. Venus also had long serves and great forehands up her sleeve.

“It was a high-quality match. Like I said Venus is playing really good and it was a lot of long points, running me around. Then at one point, it was just big serves and so I thought that was really interesting. She was making some great forehands. It is inspiring so I think it was really good” Serena said

Serena leads the head to head between the sisters at 19-12. At the age of 40, Venus is still competitive and that is commendable. She is an inspiration and icon of the sport.

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‘I expect him to pass Roger Federer’, says top journalist



Novak Djokovic won the Australian Open for the ninth time in his career and took his eighteenth major last week. The Serbian champion has thus brought himself within two distances of the Slam record of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, who are currently at 20.

The Big Three have fueled the passion of the fans and constantly made the world of tennis grow thanks to their talent and their successes. It is therefore no coincidence that the debate on who is the best has become one of the biggest questions.

In a recent interview, renowned American sports journalist Steve Flink revealed that Djokovic would go beyond 20 Grand Slam titles. He also believes that Djoker will easily surpass Federer in near future.


Flink on the Big 3’s era
“I think Novak Djokovic’ll go beyond 20,” began Steve Flink.



“I expect him to pass Roger Federer, I really do. The question to me is how many more Roland Garros does Rafael Nadal win? Because that could be the settling factor. If Rafa wins this year and next year to get to 22, then that means Djokovic has to have four more just to tie.



If Rafa wins only one of the two or if a miracle happens and he doesn’t win either one, I don’t know. It makes me think that likelihood is that Djokovic and Nadal could end up in a tie or Rafa could end up potentially one ahead of Djokovic.

But, I expect them both to pass Federer,” concluded the American journalist. Roger Federer will return to the court after almost a year. In a situation like this, it’ll definitely be difficult for him to compete with players who are almost half of his age and win Grand Slam titles.

Novak Djokovic recently won his 18th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open 2021. It was the ninth Australian Open title for the Serbian legend, and many experts are even calling him the ‘King of the Melbourne Park’ now.

However, it is not just at the Grand Slams at which he is excelling; he has now achieved another unique feat as well. With his victory at the Australian Open 2021, World No.1 Novak Djokovic has won 82 ATP tournaments so far out of 258.

This is magnificent, as he has a whopping win percentage of 31.78%. He recently surpassed 11-time Grand Slam winner Bjorn Borg, who had a win percentage of 31.73% as he had won 66 tournaments out of 208. Only the Australian legend and 11-time Grand Slam champion Rod Laver has a better win percentage than Djoker from the Open Era players.

Laver won 71 tournaments out of his 211 appearances at ATP events. Thus, he is at the top of the list with a win percentage of 33.64%.

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‘Looked at differently’: Coach’s racism claims about Novak Djokovic



Novak Djokovic’s coach has let rip at the way World No.1 was treated throughout the last year following his Australian Open title.

Djokovic claimed his 18th Grand Slam title after his incredibly dominant Australian Open title charge last month.

community after he was outspoken on quarantine conditions regarding some players.

This has prompted coach Goran Ivanisevic to liken Djokovic’s treatment, following the ill-fated Adria Tour during the coronavirus pandemic, to the cult horror film a ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’.

He even went as far as to claim an element of the treatment is racist because he comes from Serbia.

“Everything started with the Adria Tour; they were after him even before that, but in the last year it seemed to me as if I am watching that film The Texas Chainsaw Massacre,” he told Tennis Majors, while laughing.

“Why is he being treated that way? Probably because of his background, people from Balkans are always looked at differently; also, Novak is not afraid to speak his mind and to fight for causes he believes in.”

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At the US Open last year, Djokovic was defaulted after accidentally hitting a ball at a lines judge.

This prompted fierce backlash for the World No.1 after he was eliminated.

But coach Ivanisevic said people wanted to see Djokovic’s downfall at the US Open.

He also said Djokovic was the only one to step up for his current players in Australia.

“What happened at the US Open, it was as if everyone was glad because that kind of s**t happened to him. In Australia he stood up for his fellow players and again – let’s kick Djokovic because he is the only one to speak up, everyone else stays silent,” he said.

He also addressed the latest furore, surrounding Djokovic’s injury halfway through the Australian Open tournament.

Many accused Djokovic of playing up the injury, which occurred during the match against American Taylor Fritz in the Third Round.

But this was preposterous, according to his coach.

He said people accusing Djokovic of an injury was “the saddest thing” and claimed if other players were injured and overcame the problem they would be praised.

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