John McEnroe refuses to apologise to Serena Williams, instead comes out with 'a solution'

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The off-court match going on between John McEnroe and Serena Williams doesn't seem to end as the tennis legend has refused to apologise for his comments about the 23-time grand slam champion and believes men should play against women to settle the argument.

McEnroe had claimed that Serena, who is the best player of her gender, would be ranked 700 if she plays on the men's circuit.

Following which the Serena had said that McEnroe should respect her and her privacy and should abstain from making comments that are "not factually based".

McEnroe said, "I've got a solution. Solve the problem, and I'm sure the men would be all for this - the men and women play together. And then we don't have to guess."

When asked if he would like apologise for his comments, the tennis legend said was emphatic in his response.

"No. I didn't know it would create controversy. I've said this 1000 times. I don't want anything to go wrong with Serena because she's pregnant. I don't want to upset her," he said.

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