NEWS AND COMMENTARY ON WOMEN'S PROFESSIONAL TENNIS
It's an excellent article and I fully agree with its tone & content.James Martin has written about the current inaction of the players. http://www.tennis.com/features/general/features.aspx?id=165936
I'm not sure that the players "put principles ahead of economics," as Martin said. Maybe some of them. I just think that passivity--especially among women--is a big part of many cultures, and that there is a fear of speaking out or not following the dictated plan.Also, though I know what Martin is saying, you don't have to go to the UAE or Qatar to find women treated as second-class citizens: You can find that in any country, including Martin's. It's a matter of degree. I'm surprised--and pleased--that there has been this much media attention given to the players' inaction. I didn't expect that.
Thank you, Diane, for the link and for your comment at OTB.
You're welcome--it's an excellent editorial.
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