The former player of world of double Not. 1 and 17 times champion of doubles Grand Slam, Gigi Fernandez says he would choose Serena Williams and Coco Gauff as players of the current tour that you would like to play during an interview in line with the International Hall of Fame of Tennis.
During the interview, he was asked to Fernandez who, of the players active, we would like to play doubles. “In addition to be obvious and say Serena, I would say Coconut Gauff. I think she has real talent and true potential.
She is a player doubles pretty smart, and could probably use some help from someone who has been there and has done so to help her get to the next level and win some Grand Slams in doubles, which I think that some day will be”
Fernandez was included in the International Hall of Fame of Tennis in 2010 for his stellar career in doubles, in addition to being one of the top 20 players in singles. During the current close, she has spent more time at home with your family, which says that you are enjoying.
“I had a camp with Martina Navratilova that was supposed to be last week, and we had to postpone it until October. In fact, I’m enjoying being at home and not be so far away. It is not that they could be in a house before, but I always felt that I had to go to work, travel, do my camps and clinics and all that.
In fact, I’m enjoying the parenthesis, believe it or not,” Fernandez, 56-year-old, also recalled his successful partnership doubles with Natasha Zvereva, who won 14 of his 17 Grand Slam titles.
“Natasha Zvereva and I joined in 1992… and we follow this amazing race. When it was happening, it seemed like something normal, but now you understand that it is very unusual. We had a partnership rather unique and very special”