Serena Williams Fires Back After John McEnroe Diss


Serena Williams is an "incredible player" but she would be ranked "like 700" if she was on the men's circuit, John McEnroe said during an NPR interview Sunday, igniting a fierce debate and drawing a stern response from Williams. 

"I adore and respect you but please please keep me out of your statements that are not factually based," she tweeted Monday, adding: "I've never played anyone ranked 'there' nor do I have time. Respect me and my privacy as I'm trying to have a baby. Good day sir."

 During the interview, McEnroe said he hadn't seen it in any other sport, but "I suppose anything's possible; maybe at some point a women's tennis player can be better than anybody."

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