And Martina may be the last of the over 30's champs in quite a while. Navratilova, King, Chambers(40 plus when she made a Wimby final) played most matches on surfaces other than hard courts. Hard courts are murder on longevity. In the 70's and 80's the draws were littered with "old ladies" over 30. No more.
These days Tauziat is considered ancient.
Who's the oldest woman in this years Aussie draw, Sanchez?
Team sports are what sells, Volcana. People would get bored if he talked about Merlene Ottey. Besides, what does it matter. It's still Barry Bonds murdering baseballs, the other 20 guys on the roster aren't doing it for him.