Falling short: why women should play five-set tennis
Alice Lovatt

Falling short: why women should play five-set tennis

Wimbledon is the oldest-reaching slam. Its first tournament ran during 1877: a tournament open strictly to men, as one considered women too weak to grind five-sets out. So when the women’s competition was opened seven years later, it seemed logical to establish it with a different, three-set design. Today, as Djokovic, Murray and Federer continually … Continue reading