Tag: Sport

From surfing to tennis, sportswomen still face sexualised media coverage

Stories that objectify female sports stars often run under the guise of female empowerment. But branding some sports as sexy means womens talent is overlooked Last week a story about surfer Sophie Hellyer challenging the sexist nature of her sport was published across several newspapers. The headlines read that Hellyer was fed up with the […]

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Tennis players want more money? It’s not as absurd as it sounds | Greg Jericho

Its easy to scoff but a look at the incomes of golf and tennis players shows that unionisation may not be such a bad idea Business Tennis players want more money? It’s not as absurd as it sounds Contact author @GrogsGamut Share on Twitter View more sharing options Share on Pinterest Share on Google+ Share […]

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Andy Murray and fallen five highlight parlous state of mens tennis | Kevin Mitchell

The worlds top five arrived at the 2017 Australian Open with realistic title aspirations. This year there is no guarantee they will even reach the starting line In the year since the five topranked mens players Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic, Milos Raonic, Stan Wawrinka and Kei Nishikori arrived in Melbourne with reasonable expectations of challenging […]

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Jana Novotna, former Wimbledon tennis champion, dies aged 49

Jana Novotna, the Czech tennis gamer who won the 1998 womens songs at Wimbledon, has actually passed away at the age of 49 Jana Novotna, who has actually passed away of cancer at 49, will permanently be kept in mind for a minute of tears in defeat on Centre Court at Wimbledon, as much as […]

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Roger Federer not averse to subtle change as tennis considers its future

The world No2 Roger Federer stated he was not averse to modifications in the seedings at tennis grand slams developed to provide more youthful gamers a possibility, following the differing success of experiments in Milan T ennis has actually been wandering inexorably to a crossroads for a minimum of 5 years, and hardly ever has […]

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John McEnroe on how to make tennis more exciting: ditch the umpires

John McEnroe, sports initial superbrat, is promoting the extreme elimination of umpires in a quote to perk up tennis John McEnroe , the initial bad young boy of tennis, is promoting the extreme elimination of umpires in a quote to perk up the sport. McEnroe made the proposition while likewise suggesting tiebreaks at 4 video […]

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Andy Murray is the 26th mens No1 in tennis but how does he compare? | Kevin Mitchell

Andy Murray lags Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic however much better than lots of other previous No1s and is perhaps the very best professional athlete Britain has actually produced in the previous years T hree years earlier in New York, where Andy Murray was safeguarding thanks to the withdrawal through injury of Milos […]

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Novak Djokovic: mens tennis should fight for more prize money than women

Novak Djokovic thinks males need to be granted more cash prize than ladies following a row stimulated by remarks from the president of Indian Wells, Raymond Moore Novak Djokovic thinks that guys need to be granted more cash prize than ladies following a row the guys last , the Serb stated females should have the […]

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US Tennis says sorry for using Nazi-era anthem before Germany Fed Cup match

The United States Tennis Association has apologised after a version of Germanys historic national anthem associated with the Nazi regime was performed before a Fed Cup match Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/feb/12/us-tennis-nazi-era-anthem-germany-fed-cup-match-deutschlandlied

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Andy Murray becomes world tennis No1 after Raonic walkover in Paris

Andy Murray will become the mens world No1 after reaching the Paris Masters final courtesy of Milos Raonics withdrawal Milos Raonic withdrew from his Paris Masters semi-final against Andy Murray at the last minute on Saturday, handing the Scot the world No1 spot for the first time. The Canadian said he tore his right quad […]

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