Tennis legend Boris Becker believes
Roger Federer and Serena Williams have prolonged their careers as a result of
Covid-19 enforced break.
It’s wanting more and more doubtless that there could also be no extra tennis in
2020 attributable to international well being issues, with the Olympics and Wimbledon
already high-profile casualties.
Nevertheless, Becker thinks it could truly be of profit to the older gamers on the tour.
“If the 12 months is misplaced then I don’t assume it’s dangerous for Federer or Serena,” Becker instructed Sky Sports activities.
“They haven’t actually abused their physique for a 12 months so in a means they’ve gained a 12 months.”
Becker additionally believes that the one folks the enforced break will
actually have an effect on is the youthful gamers, as it should value them a 12 months of
invaluable expertise, though it could be an enormous enhance to Andy Murray.
“I feel it’s good for gamers like Andy Murray as a result of it provides him
extra time to get bodily prepared to come back again in 2021,” Becker added.
“I don’t assume the younger gamers profit usually because they lose a 12 months gaining expertise and enjoying matches.
“If any group I feel they are going to be affected probably the most as a result of they’ve by no means taken that a lot break day.
“It advantages extra [Novak] Djokovic, Nadal and Federer as a result of they know the way good they’re and what to do.
“We is not going to see a change of type from them however the younger gamers will take extra time to come back again.”