WTA > Mauresmo (on the retirement of Serena Williams): “I lived the golden age of women’s tennis. Ten players won the tournament and it was not because the level was not good”

Amélie Mauresmo is one of the three major witnesses with Justine Henin and Marion Bartoli who were interviewed today in The Team to talk about Serena Williams’ upcoming retirement. At the bend of these testimonies, a few nuggets like that of Amélie which sums up the period in a few words.

“Me, I lived the golden age of women’s tennis. It was awesome. There were lots of different profiles and real rivalries. It was the Williams, the Belgians (Henin and Clijsters), the Russians (Dementieva, Myskina), Davenport… Ten players won the tournament and it wasn’t because the level wasn’t good. It was huge. I loved this period. Serena was dominant, but she wasn’t infallible. When she was at her best, she won. »

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