They think I’d probably lose to Serena.
The 56-year-old dismissed the notion that he could lose to “God forbid, a woman” but doubts whether he could beat her in a boxing match.
McEnroe, 56, made his declare in an interview on the Jimmy Kimmel Reside chat present in america, and left the door open for a match towards Williams sooner or later.
“My daughters are over there”, McEnroe stated.
“In order that’s a part of why it is intriguing”.
“He made an offer, which I felt like was not enough”.
IT’S OVER 30 years since he last won a Grand Slam title but John McEnroe believes he still has what it takes to mix it with the leading player in women’s tennis.
“So if they paid the kind of money that Mayweather and that other guy got…”, he said, before being interrupted. Williams is 34 and trying to complete the calendar Grand Slam with a win at the US Open to take place in a couple of weeks.
Serena Williams suffered only her second defeat of the season Saturday, when she lost to Belinda Bencic in the Rogers Cup semifinals.
Said Braasch of the different between the men’s and women’s tour: “Both sisters are great tennis players and hit the ball extremely well”.
McEnroe, who retired in 1992 before a brief comeback 14 years later, said Donald Trump attempted to set up a match between McEnroe and Williams in 2000.
Braasch, then ranked 203 in the world, later claimed he prepared for the matches with a leisurely round of golf and a couple of shandies.