Originally Posted by zcess81
Just make the women's game best of 5 sets and end this pointless debate. I agree, though, while they're playing best of 3 sets, women should not be paid the same as men in grand slams. So, make it best of 5 sets and everyone will be happy.
The women have made it clear they are happy to play best of 5 at the slams, too.
Heard through the grapevine that the ATP actually is against the idea - as they'll lose their % of TV and court time and are afraid of losing fans to WTA (In period where Federer, Murray and Nadal's stars are fading - Bouchard, Stephens, Robson rising).
I don't necessarily agree with the names used, but they were the names given to me.
NADAL - PHILIPPOUSSIS - BORG
CORIC - BOLELLI - BROWN - WAWRINKA - SAFIN - GROTH - KRAJINOVIC - GOMBOS - MURRAY - TOMIC
KOKKINAKIS - NALBANDIAN - MITCHELL - MATOSEVIC - HALYS - TURSUNOV - POSPISIL - J.JOHANNSON
HINGIS - KOURNIKOVA - DOKIC
DEMENTIEVA - PIERCE - GOLOVIN - MYSKINA - DAVENPORT - RUBIN - HANTUCHOVA - EVERT
PLISKOVA - BARTHEL - KVITOVA - KEYS - STEPHENS - GAVRILOVA - MUGURUZA - JANKOVIC - MIRZA
Supporting Tomic against Tennis Australia