Roger Federer would be Caroline Wozniacki’s choice for GOAT over Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, although she thinks they all deserve the accolade.
Tennis’ big three are embroiled in a seemingly never-ending battle to be regarded as the greatest tennis player of all time, with everyone having a different criteria for how to measure ‘greatness’.
However, former WTA world number one and Australian Open champion Wozniacki has made her choice – for now.
“Right now I would choose Roger Federer, but we have to see what happens in the next few years,” Wozniacki told Marca.
“[But] Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal also deserve this title.
“The truth is that the tennis world will miss them a lot when they decide to retire.”
Wozniacki was essentially forced to retire early due to a rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis at just 30-years-old.
And, while she says she can’t rule out a return to tennis at some point, she says she isn’t missing playing at all.
“I watched the US Open on television, but I never thought I wanted to be there,” Wozniacki admitted to the daily Marca.
“I love tennis, but with full stadiums. As for Roland Garros, I have not followed it and I have not even seen a game.
“In this life absurd things have happened, and even if I don’t think it will happen, I can never completely rule out the possibility of returning to compete.”
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