Tag: Women

Queen Serena Williams Slams Tennis Official’s Sexist Nonsense

Let’s make one thing clear: Serena Williams — likely the greatest female tennis player ever, potentially the greatest female athlete ever and one of the most influential and groundbreaking sports figures of her generation — should not have to get down on her knees, grovel or express her gratitude to any male athlete for helping […]

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Yes, Margaret Court, lesbians can rise to the top in tennis. Other sports, too | Kate O’Halloran

It goes without saying that women who play male-dominated sports at an elite level have defied a whole range of stereotypes Margaret Court is right, Margaret Court: ‘Tennis is full of lesbians’ audio This is why transgender kids are targeted for her ire, as is Casey Dellacqua, an Australian tennis player with a female partner […]

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Watch Wimbledon for great tennis with a side serving of sexism | Hannah Wilks

The tournament consistently gives mens matches better locations and more airtime. But the excuse that audiences expect it looks increasingly flimsy Hannah Wilks is chief tennis editor at livetennis.com A new Carl Bialik of FiveThirtyEight found that the Australian, French and US Opens had basically equal numbers of mens and womens matches on their two […]

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Yes, Margaret Court, lesbians can rise to the top in tennis. Other sports, too | Kate O’Halloran

It goes without saying that women who play male-dominated sports at an elite level have defied a whole range of stereotypes Margaret Court is right, children in same-sex parented Australian families do as well emotionally, socially, educationally as their peers from heterosexual families. But this is not about facts, this is about ideology. Ironically, the […]

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