Who would win a match in their prime: Serena Williams or John McEnroe? | The Tylt

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Who would win a match in their prime: Serena Williams or John McEnroe?
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John McEnroe made waves after he said Serena Williams would be the 700th player in the world on the men’s circuit in an NPR interview. Comparing her resume with the rest of the men’s tour would suggest otherwise. Williams has 23 Grand Slam titles to her name, with power that has never before on the women’s tour. John McEnroe is a tennis legend with one of the best serve-and-volley games of all time. Who would win? 🎾 

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Who would win a match in their prime: Serena Williams or John McEnroe?
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Serena Williams is the greatest women’s tennis player of all timethat is undeniable. But considering all her championships and titles, she might be the greatest tennis player ever. Her 23 Grand Slam titles give her give five more Grand Slam championships than Roger Federer. That kind of dominance will serve her well against anyone, including a prime McEnroe.

McEnroe may have a great serve-and-volley game, but Williams is no slouch on the court. At her peak, her power rivaled most of the men’s side. Her fastest serve was clocked at 128 mph in 2013, and her fastest forehand came in at 96 mph. She also won a major while pregnanta feat McEnroe would have difficulty equaling. 

Williams has the physical and mental resolve to beat anyone on the tennis courtman or woman.

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John McEnroe was a little callous with his commentary on Serena Williams. Would she be competitive? Sure. However, if she were to face off against McEnroe when he was winning Grand Slam titles, Williams would stand no chance against his serve-and-volley game.

He may not have had the most powerful serve, but the spin and placement of his serves gave him the advantage in most matchups. Serena Williams is powerful, but she’s never faced off against an opponent like McEnroe ever in her career. She might trade points, but McEnroe would beat her handily.

FINAL RESULTS
Who would win a match in their prime: Serena Williams or John McEnroe?
A festive crown for the winner
#TeamSerena
#TeamMcEnroe