Unformatted text preview: to the male athletes because they not only are being paid same for more amounts of work then women, but also are unable to participate in other matches within the tournaments because of their match formats. From my research I have found that until 2006 you defended the same argument that I am proposing. Further, until 2007 Wimbledon was the last major tennis tournament to keep its prize money different for both the categories. Therefore, I firmly believe that you have the power to make the changes that I am proposing. I am only asking you to make the prize money fair for both genders by either increasing the women’s game to a 5 set match or by reducing the prize money of the women’s game by two – fifths to equal the amount of games that they play in comparison to their male counterparts. If you need any further information on this topic, please feel free to contact me at 732-593-9150. Thank you for your time. Sincerely, Shashank Gupta...
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- Spring '10
- Grand Slam, prize money, All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club