Serena Williams challenged decades of stereotypes when she revealed her anger after she disagreed with a U.S. Open umpire. A racist caricature and calls to boycott her playing by umpires followed.
Sexism in sport plays out on and off the field. Differences in marketable qualities for endorsement deals as well reactions to male versus female athletes behaving badly are evidence of this.
We need to consider changing the rules of tennis, to make them more consistent across tournaments and players.
The tennis superstar has complained of discrimination after being penalised for being coached on court. Was she right to make a scene?
Research confirms what the world’s elite sports stars already know – being kinder to yourself, and to others, and being grateful is good for your mental health.
After a doping ban, the famous sportswoman has been given an underserved break.