Before Casey Dellacqua became a household name in Australian tennis, she spent years sharing hotel beds with her teammates and using her prize money to buy her own equipment. Casey joins Sam Squiers to discuss the media’s cruel focus on her weight, financial barriers to a career in professional tennis, the concussion that forced the end of her singles career and the public comments made by tennis great Margaret Court about her family.
Comments from the Indian Wells CEO caused worldwide outrage. Outdated, degrading & disrespectful, he didn’t just insult the WTA, he insulted women. Here’s why.
These are the most powerful women in world sport. They play vital roles in some of the biggest sports organisations and clubs in the world, smashing the glass ceiling of sports administration.
They are the moments that inspired generations of female athletes, administrators, journalists and fans. Sportette provides our own list of the top ten moments for Women in Sport
Why women should be playing 5 sets at Grand Slams but why tennis authorities aren’t keen for it to ever happen.
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