The tennis legend, Serena Williams, says that the current closing of the tennis court due to the global pandemic is scary for many players of lower rank, since they do not have income to spend in the current period.
Serena Williams talks about the players of low rank in the tennis
Speaking in the program KindredCast with the CEO of LionTree, Aryeh Bourkoff, Williams says: “I am as curious as all, and the sport has been really affected.
We have people here in our sport that lives to play tennis. Therefore, currently have no income, because if they are not playing and charging to go to these tournaments. They have No income, so that is really scary for many players “
“I’ve been playing for more than two decades. So I’m in a different position, but if you are just getting started, it is not a great place to be. There are many things that we now generate many questions about what’s going to happen or that this could happen again, or that the players are prepared for it.
. Then, how to improve things for the players that are inevitably the content that has tennis, ” The governing bodies of tennis are currently working in a support fund for players of lesser rank that have been affected during the current close.
However, some of the players of higher rank are not in favor of providing funds to the players of lower rank during this time. Serena Williams is a 23-time champion of Grand Slam and is still ranked in the Top 10 in the world rankings, more than two decades after winning his first Grand Slam title in singles.
She has won 23 Grand Slam titles, the most by any player in the Was Open, and is chasing the all-time record of Margaret Court, who won 24 titles of Slam. The star of tennis as Serena Williams this year will meet 39 years.