Nadia Comaneci predicted "no one in Romania will be working for a few days" as they would be too busy celebrating Simona Halep's "amazing" victory over Serena Williams in Saturday's Wimbledon final.
Thirteen months ago, Comaneci was the first person Halep hugged when she clambered up into the stands on Court Philippe Chatrier after she won her first Grand Slam title at the French Open.
Simona Halep of Romania won her first Wimbledon title in decisive fashion on Saturday, sweeping aside Serena Williams in straight sets (6-2, 6-2). It's all the rules, a very prestigious tournament, makes it a little bit different and more special. "I still work hard for every day, every match, every tournament".
"When I was about 10, 12, she said that if I want to do something in tennis". Such setbacks would have crushed many, but instead it only strengthened her resolve. "Maybe it is playing other finals outside of Grand Slams would be really helpful just to kind of get in the groove, so by the time I get to a Grand Slam final I'm kind of used to what to do and how to play".
"Those finals I lost in the past helped me for this moment", she said. The only woman standing between Serena and the top spot is Margaret Court, 76, who, with 24 single titles, remains the winningest individual player in Grand Slam history.
King - who was no stranger to fighting for equality for women players when she was starting out - may feel justified after Williams was played off the court in the Wimbledon final on Saturday (July 13). You can get intimidated by the moment.
"If she's happy doing it this way, it's fine", King said.
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"I knew that I had to be aggressive, being 100% for every ball, that I can't have to let her come back in to the match because she's so powerful and so strong". Notably, she also refused to join in this fortnight with any chorus of protest from the women about the scheduling of matches compared with the men.
"The only thing I can say is today I think my opponent played unbelievable". It's part of a full day of championship Wimbledon events, the schedule for which you can find here.
Then in a great and wondrous rush it finally hit her.
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Since then, he has bounced around the National Basketball Association and G League, and spent some time overseas. He has been traded twice in the G League and played one season (10 games) for Turkish club Fenerbahce.
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