China are a new force in world tennis
In the 1970s and 80s, Sweden was the new powerhouse in world tennis, with names such as Stefan Edberg, Bjorn Borg, and Thomas Johannson winning numerous titles.
Then it was a country that had little in the way of tennis superstars. That country was Switzerland. And the player, Roger Federer.
Also the Eastern European countries began to have players emerging out of the shadows to fill in the top 50 players in the world.
Now, a new force has arrived in a big way to challenge the traditional powers, Australia, France, the US.
And that country is China.
To have two players from China be in the women’s semi-finals of the Australian Open is an indication that something is about to happen that could change the face of tennis forever.
I predict that it won’t be all that long before a Chinese player, male or female, wins one of the ‘Big 4′: the Australian Open, the French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open.
And what are the chances of seeing China winning the Davis Cup? Don’t laugh, it will happen.
Be prepared for the new force in world tennis. And it’s here to stay.
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