#Murray believes the tide should turn towards total equality in #Tennis

Billie Jean King is seen in play during the women's singles at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon in London, in this July 8, 1967 photo. King defeated her opponent Anne Jones of Britain

[Almost looking like a ballerina, the American former World Number One tennis player is seen here in play during the Wimbledon Women’s Singles, which she won in 1967.]

“Men’s #Tennis has been lucky over the last nine or 10 years with the players they’ve had, the rivalries which have come out of that. That’s great, but the whole of tennis should capitalize on that—not just the men’s game.”

“I think there should be equal pay, 100 per cent, at all combined events…I think it will happen one day.”

Last year #Murray was hailed as a “feminist icon” after he hired Amelie Mauresmo to be his coach. So you knew he would have a progressive opinion on this. But it was still a little stunning, and thrilling, to hear him cross the professional game’s great gender divide and erase four decades of tour history.

Read more at: http://www.wimbledon.com/en_GB/news/articles/2016-03-23/murray_seeks_to_turn_the_tide_towards_total_equality_in_tennis.html

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