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State of pay: tennis has gaping gender gap in earning power

8 days ago   |   By The Guardian

More than 70% of men in the world's top 200 have earned more than their female counterparts in 2018 with prize money only equal at the majors Whether it is Serena Williams who completes her fairytale comeback in the Wimbledon ladies final on Saturday or Angelique Kerber who spoils the American's happy ending, the ladies singles' champion in 2018 will walk away with the same £2.25m cheque as their male counterpart. Serena was one of the leading campaigners when Wimbledon became the last grand slam to offer equal prize money in 2007. But, more than a decade later, the picture outside of the...
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To Know Mixed Doubles' Place in Tennis, Look at the Prize Money

8 days ago   |   By NYT

Mixed doubles players have been left behind as singles and doubles players have successfully lobbied for steep increases in prize money over the past decade.
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