That’s the title of a new documentary starring Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci, who became a worldwide icon at age 14 during the 1976 Olympics in Montreal.
Comaneci heads to New York on Saturday to promote its Sept. 8 premiere. But she’s also headed to the U.S. Open to watch her close friend/compatriot, Simona Halep, the No. 2 seed.
The best women’s player never to win a Grand Slam got an unlucky draw Friday – forced to face the unseeded, comebacking Maria Sharapova in Round 1.
It’s another big moment for the 25-year-old Romanian as the Sharapova match likely will be showcased on the Open’s night card.
“Winning’’ the big one is something Comaneci hopes to instill in Halep, who was one victory away from reaching No. 1 three times in 2017, failing each time. Some tennis insiders wonder if it’s more in Halep’s head than racket.
Comaneci had no comment on the Sharapova draw other than that she will be “supporting Simona.’’ The two met three years ago, and they’ve played tennis — and done gymnastics together — in Romania.
“Her winning No. 1 will come on her own terms — not everybody’s predictions,’’ Comaneci told The Post from her home in Oklahoma, where she runs a gymnastics academy. “She came to No. 2 from 150th, so she’s won many tournaments and eventually she will get there. She will call the time.”
Becoming the first gymnast to post perfect 10s is Comaneci’s biggest Olympic claim to fame. “Winning’’ details the steps taken to reach the pinnacle — a documentary also featuring Martina Navratilova, Edwin Moses, Jack Nicklaus and Esther Vergeer.
She doesn’t like to impart too much advice onto Halep because she has her own team, but they will have dinners during the Open.
“Socializing and being together means a lot to both of us,’’ Comaneci said. “I can’t get in technical tennis preparation, but I think about my gymnastic experiences — to be able to get to the highest level, it takes a lot of belief in yourself all the time and tons of repetition.
“Like tennis, if you do many repetitions in gymnastics, it gives you confidence. Confidence gives you consistency and consistency gives you belief you can do that every day.”
But Comaneci knows even the great ones have bad days. In the French Open finals last spring, Halep was up a set and 3-0 in the second frame before falling apart against Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko.
“Some days I couldn’t control my body — I couldn’t jump, my legs couldn’t respond, I’d say, ‘It’s not a flying day for me,’ ’’ Comaneci said. “You look at the French and Simona will learn from it. She’s the only one who knows why that happened and she won’t do it next time. She will eventually win the Grand Slam and be No. 1 and then there’ll be questions if she can do it again.’’
Comaneci, 55, actually plays a fluid tennis game — Halep being motivation.
“Because of her success, a lot of kids want to play tennis in Romania,’’ Comaneci said. “It’s great for Romania and to become No. 1, I’m sure it will happen soon.”
In 1976, Comaneci and Bruce Jenner were the Olympic icons. She saw Jenner, whose first name has changed to Caitlyn, recently at the ESPYs. Comaneci said she told Caitlyn: “I wish you best of luck and do what makes you feel great.”
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