Wow! John McEnroe’s Bold Stand Against Woke Ideology: Facts Over Feelings!

In a world where the woke agenda often blurs the line between fact and fiction, one voice stands firm in the face of controversy: tennis legend John McEnroe. During an interview on CBS This Morning, McEnroe found himself in hot water simply for stating what many believe to be irrefutable facts. This incident, though a few years old, remains highly relevant today, especially with the ongoing debates about biological men who transition to women competing in women’s sports.

The Controversial Interview

John McEnroe was on a publicity tour for his new book when he appeared on CBS This Morning. Rather than discussing his book, the interview quickly turned to his comments about Serena Williams. McEnroe had said that while he respects Serena as the greatest female tennis player ever, she would likely rank around 700 if she played on the men’s circuit. The woke interviewers pounced on this, demanding an apology and questioning why he didn’t just call her the greatest tennis player ever, period.

McEnroe, however, stood his ground. He explained that his comments were based on biological and competitive realities. Men and women, he noted, have different physiological attributes that affect their performance in sports. These differences don’t diminish women’s achievements but simply acknowledge the facts of athletic competition.

The Facts Behind McEnroe’s Statement

McEnroe’s comments touch on a fundamental truth about sports: biological differences matter. Men generally have higher levels of testosterone, greater muscle mass, and different distributions of strength, speed, and endurance. These differences are particularly evident in sports like tennis, where physical capabilities are pushed to their limits.

For instance, the average first serve speed for men is around 120 mph, compared to 105 mph for women. The fastest serve ever recorded in men’s tennis is 163.5 mph, while the women’s record is 136.6 mph. These statistics highlight the physical differences that influence performance.

McEnroe suggested that instead of speculating, men and women could compete together to settle these debates. However, this idea was not well-received by the woke interviewers, who seemed more interested in pushing an ideological agenda than engaging in a fact-based discussion.

The Problem with Woke Ideology

The reaction to McEnroe’s comments is a clear example of how woke ideology often prioritizes emotions and ideology over facts. The woke media’s attempt to force McEnroe to apologize for stating biological truths shows a disregard for scientific reality. Instead of acknowledging the differences between men and women, the woke agenda seeks to erase these distinctions in the name of equality.

This approach is not only nonsensical but also unfair to athletes. By ignoring biological facts, we risk undermining the integrity of women’s sports. Women like Serena Williams have achieved incredible feats and deserve to be celebrated for their accomplishments. Comparing them directly to men, however, does a disservice to both male and female athletes by ignoring the realities of their different physical capabilities.

Why Facts Matter in Sports

Sports are one of the few areas where physical differences between men and women are most apparent. These differences are not a matter of opinion but of measurable, observable fact. Ignoring these facts in favor of a woke agenda not only distorts reality but also harms the very people it claims to support.

Take the example of the NBA and WNBA three-point shooting contest. During the NBA All-Star Weekend, organizers decided to pit the best male shooter, Stephen Curry, against the best female shooter from the WNBA, Sabrina Ionescu. However, the WNBA uses a smaller ball and has a shorter three-point arc, making the comparison unfair from the start. This kind of woke-driven comparison doesn’t celebrate women’s achievements but rather diminishes them by setting unrealistic expectations.

The Importance of Honest Discussions

What we need are honest discussions about the differences between men and women in sports. These discussions should be based on facts and respect for the athletes involved. Celebrating women’s sports should involve recognizing their unique challenges and accomplishments, not forcing them into unrealistic comparisons with men.

Serena Williams, for example, should be celebrated for her dominance in women’s tennis and her overall contributions to sports and society. She has inspired millions of young girls and brought attention to issues that women face in sports. Her achievements stand on their own and are not lessened by acknowledging the differences between male and female athletes.

Final Thoughts

John McEnroe’s refusal to apologize for his factual comments about Serena Williams is a breath of fresh air in a world increasingly dominated by woke ideology. His stance highlights the importance of basing discussions on facts rather than emotions or ideological agendas. By acknowledging the biological differences between men and women, we can better appreciate and celebrate the unique achievements of athletes like Serena Williams.

The woke media’s attempt to sensationalize McEnroe’s comments and force him to apologize reveals a larger issue with how discourse is managed today. Instead of fostering meaningful discussions, the woke agenda often creates conflict and polarization. It’s time we move past these divisive tactics and focus on celebrating the true accomplishments of athletes, both male and female.

What do you think about John McEnroe’s comments and the woke media’s reaction? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.



  1. Avatar photoBret Reply

    Years ago one of the William sisters, I believe it was Serena, stated the same by informing in an interview that she did most of her training against men for the exact reason McEnroe said. She became woke later and forgot she had already stated this. She is at the end of her era, so she will not have to play against the first pretend woman to take up her sport.

    1. Avatar photoJimmy Parker Post author Reply

      Serena also did an interview with David Letterman where she said if she played against someone like Andy Murray, she would lose 6-0, 6-0 in like 10 minutes -here’s the link

      But, have you ever heard or Renee Richards? She was a trans woman tennis player in the 70’s who fought legally to compete on the women’s circuit and won. She was ranked as high as #20 in the world, so she didn’t dominate women’s tennis, but she was the first, which not many people know about. I actually saw her play in an exhibition tournament as a kid at a club I played at in Atlantic City.

  2. Avatar photoAllen Reply

    The worst thing that ever happened in sports was the sham Bobby Riggs Billie Jean King “tennis match.” And, then, women should have rebelled when the supposed woman Renee Richards joined the tennis association. I have NO RESPECT for most women in “women’s sports.” If they want to compete against men and want to see richards in their locker room, so be it. I don’t watch and will never watch “women’s sports.” I use to watch women’s tennis until it started to sound like a porno film. And I am hoping for one thing in the women’s basketball in the Olympics. I hope Greiner brings drugs along with her. She is a MAN, BABY.

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