Margaret Court defends tennis record in wake of Serena Williams

she deserves for her 24 Grand Slam singles titles

that Serena Williams doesn't reciprocate her admiration.

Williams -- who holds 23 Slam titles

one shy of the record Court set from 1960 to 1973

the greatest tennis player of all time in the wake

Williams, who will turn 41 this month,

evolving'' away from her playing days.