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American tennis player Serena Williams can “any day” to beat the first racket of the world in the men’s category of the Serb Novak Djokovic. This opinion was expressed by triple Olympic swimming champion Australian liesel Jones, quoted the portal to Tennis World USA.
Jones said that tennis players will be able to compete with tennis players. The division tournaments to women’s and men’s categories, according to the Australian, “is a huge phenomenon in the culture that needs to change.” “Women are as good at sports as men, if not better,” said Jones.
Djokovic on January 27 in three sets against Spaniard Rafael Nadal and won the Australian Open. He set a record for number of wins at this tournament — the Serb took the trophy seven times in his career. He currently ranks first in the rating of Association of tennis professionals.
Williams is 11th in the ranking of the Women’s tennis organization. American — 23-time winner of the tournament series “Grand slam” in singles. Also she four times won gold medals of the Olympic games.
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