Evonne Goolagong Cawley, the sole mommy to win the girls’ singles title at Wimbledon at the Open Era, says she’d love for Serena Williams or some other tennis mother to win the women singles title in the All England Club year.
Evonne Goolagong Cawley on Serena Williams or some other tennis mother winning Wimbledon
Evonne Goolagong Cawley defeated Chris Evert to acquire against the 1980 Wimbledon singles title, which made her first mother to win the women singles event at the All England Club because Britain’s Dorothea Lambert Chambers at 1914 along with the previous mum to do so.
Talking to the WTA Tour site, Goolagong states,”After I came off court, I had been told I had been the first mother to win the singles title for 66 years. It has been 40 years because I won. Just two other moms (Margaret Court and Kim Clijsters) have won Grand Slams at the Open Era.
It is simply not that simple after kids.” The Australian, who won seven Grand Slam singles titles in her career, says she’d love it if Serena Williams or some other tennis mother won the singles title at Wimbledon next year.
“I’d like it to take place. It’d make mums everywhere, such as that one, feel good.” Presently the moms on the tennis circuit comprise Serena, Kim Clijsters, Victoria Azarenka, Sania Mirza, Tatjana Maria, Mandy Minella, Kateryna Bondarenko, Evgeniya Rodina, Patricia Maria Tig and Vera Zvonareva: and Goolagong states it Is Excellent to see so many moms competing at a high level over the tour Nowadays.
“It is now common for girls in all areas of life to come back to their functioning roles after having kids, such as in game. It is hard, even hard, in the top level but I think it’s fantastic for tennis which we’ve got some more mums out there now.
The challenges for girls nowadays are basically exactly like they were for me personally, together with the traveling, body modifications and subsequent injuries, and media and public responsibilities.” Serena Williams has won 23 Grand Slam singles titles and has attained four Grand Slam finals in singles as a mommy.
She’s pursuing the listing of 24 Grand Slam singles titles held by Margaret Court. She’s still ranked within the Top 10 from the world now. Kim Clijsters returned into the circuit to the next time only before this golfing shutdown in March – after a gap of over seven decades.