#Tennis

  • Article: Wimbledon Finally Ends Sexist Tradition of Announcing Female Player's Marital Status

    Wimbledon Finally Ends Sexist Tradition of Announcing Female Player's Marital Status

    By Helen Lock|July 3, 2019

    Until now, women players were referred to as “Miss” or “Mrs” but men were not given a prefix. Read more

  • Article: 5 Times British Tennis Star Andy Murray Was a Champion for Women's Rights

    5 Times British Tennis Star Andy Murray Was a Champion for Women's Rights

    Jan. 15, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The tennis star has always been a passionate voice for women in sport. Read more

  • Article: Serena Williams Is Calling Out Sexism in Her Sport — and She's Not Alone

    Serena Williams Is Calling Out Sexism in Her Sport — and She's Not Alone

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 10, 2018

    Male tennis players admit they have called umpires far worse than “thief.” Read more

  • Article: US Open Accused of Sexism After Warning Player for Baring Her Bra

    US Open Accused of Sexism After Warning Player for Baring Her Bra

    Aug. 30, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Male competitors at the US Open have been photographed topless in courtside chairs without penalty. Read more

  • Article: Serena Williams Asked Moms to Share Their Stories — And They Came Through

    Serena Williams Asked Moms to Share Their Stories — And They Came Through

    By Daniele Selby|Aug. 27, 2018

    Williams gave birth to her first child in 2017 and returned to the court earlier this year. Read more

  • Article: Tennis Needs Its Own #MeToo Moment, Says Coach Judy Murray

    Tennis Needs Its Own #MeToo Moment, Says Coach Judy Murray

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 3, 2018

    Wimbledon has arrived — but Murray is warning that young players are vulnerable to sexual assault. Read more

  • Article: Serena Williams' Husband Is in Awe of Her 'Mom Strength Button'

    Serena Williams' Husband Is in Awe of Her 'Mom Strength Button'

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 2, 2018

    Becoming a mother has made Williams even stronger. Read more

  • Article: Tennis Champion Martina Navratilova Was ‘Paid 10 Times Less’ Than Male Co-Star John McEnroe

    Tennis Champion Martina Navratilova Was ‘Paid 10 Times Less’ Than Male Co-Star John McEnroe

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 19, 2018

    The 18-time Grand Slam singles winner said the discovery was “shocking.” Read more