Gradually new talents are emerging in tennis who will succeed the legends who continue to play today, but who have less and less to retire. Roger Federer has already said goodbye and in the coming years we will see how Rafael Nadal yes Novak Djokovic they will follow in his footsteps, putting an end to the mythical “Big Three”.
On the “Advantage Connors” podcast, tennis legend Jimmy Connor He spoke about the figure of these young tennis players who are gaining more and more prominence.
“We are now seeing that there is a replacement for Federer, Nadal and Djokovic, the great rulers of the last 20 years. They’re taking it one step further, while doing it in Masters of Paris 1,000 it’s one thing and taking that step into the Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon and US Open it’s another one,” assures the extenist.
Even so, the legend is happy for these new figures to emerge who will put on a lot of show over the next few years: “It’s great to see these guys and how they’re starting off when no one has come forward. we were waiting for it And now it’s happening.”
Rune Holger19 years old, he proclaimed himself champion of the Paris Masters 1000while Carlos Alcarazwith the same age, he won the US Open and will close the year as number one in the world.
“We will enjoy watching them play Alcaraz, Sinner, Auger-Aliassime and Runethey will be the new ones Federer, Nadal and Djokovic” Connors wishes.