Friday January 17, 2020

Women’s tennis shortchanged again

Antiquated views of men like Raymond Moore and Novak Djokovic devalue women’s tennis

27th March, 2016
6
Novak Djokovic: controversial comments Picture: Getty

The swift backlash against sexist comments made by a tennis executive has forced him out. Yet much of the reaction also shows how much his attitude towards women athletes will remain in the game.

Last Sunday, Raymond Moore, chief executive of Indian Wells Tennis Garden, which hosts the BNP Paribas Open, had this to say about the Women’s Tennis Association:

“In my next life, when I come back, I want to be someone...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

What’s coming up today and what you might have missed

Hannah O’Brien | 4 weeks ago

What’s coming up today and what you might have missed.

Hannah O’Brien | 4 weeks ago