Former Grand Slam Champion Li Na spoke about the future of Chinese tennis, saying that she hopes her story inspires the upcoming generation. “Last year, I played legends doubles at Wimbledon, and it was the first time they know, ‘Oh, my mum is a tennis player’,” Li told CNN Sport.To get more li na tennis, you can visit shine news official website.
“Before, they didn’t know that,” said Li. “Before, she went to kindergarten, and the teacher asked ‘what does your mum do?’ And she said ‘My mum, no job.’ So she came back home, and said ‘Mum, why don’t you have a job?’ And I said ‘My job is to take care of you.’
” Speaking about her plans ahead, she said that she wants to start her own Academy and also start promoting her movie. “Now, I am focused on my family, I would like to say, 70% family, 30% in business,” she assessed. And she would not be forcing her kids to take up tennis. “I don’t put a lot of pressure for them,” she commented. “But of course, I would like for them to do sports, it doesn’t matter which sport. So my plan is, when they are four years old, start them with a little bit of sport.”
Still, Li has no regrets she picked up a tennis racket. “Tennis has changed my life,” she said. She also spoke about her movie, saying, “The message of the movie is to try to tell everyone that we are all ordinary people, and that everyone of us has our own dreams,” said Li.
“You try your best to live your dream, if not, you are still better than your old self. “It would be great if girls and young women would be inspired after watching the movie.” In an interview to El Transititor, the Rafael Nadal’s uncle Toni commented on Nick Kyrgios undirectly alleging the 17-time Grand Slam winner of taking banned substances.
“I do not know him”, said Toni. “I only say hi to him on the Tour. I do not exactly know what he said about Rafael, everyone says what he thinks. Everyone does what he wants.” On the 15-year-old Carlos Alcaraz who won a match in the Murcia Challenger, Toni added: “I saw him in a tournament that we hosted and I was impressed by how well he did.
I think he will be on the top ten in a few years.” On David Ferrer possibly facing Nadal in his last career match in the Madrid Open, Toni added: “If it does not make Rafa lose, I would like this clash to happen and that the crowd would treat David the way he deserves to.” In an interview with Marca Ferrer said: “I have good feelings.
I feel happy for how I accepted that I would end my career, that it would be my last year. You always have some fear in the last tournaments, you think about how it will feel, but my goal is to be happy. I feel competitive, I am playing the tournaments I like the most and that excites me the most.
Thank to the career I had I can look back and I feel proud for all what I achieved. I did not expect so much support from the people, that surprised me a lot”, concluded the 36-year-old who will play the Barcelona Open next week.He defeated Rafael Nadal in the semifinals and Jerzy Janowicz in the final. “I saw an opportunity when Andy Murray lost, I saw that Novak Djokovic, Rafa and Roger Federer were not there… Also, during that time in 2012, I felt very close to them.
That was the best moment in my career. I also pick the 2013 French Open semifinals against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, the Valencia Open title, the Davis Cup in Sevilla and Barcelona.” On people around the world appreciating him, the former world No.
3 added: “Going to Auckland that is a totally different country and seeing how they appreciate you. That’s because you left a good memory over all the years you played tennis in. That’s what I take. People liked me.
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