:help: Believe me, this is not something anyone really wants. 3 sets is enough.Equal work for equal pay.
Women should play best of 5 sets then.
Believe me I don't want to see it as well, anytime a women's match goes to 3 sets I'm like "Damn!".Does anyone here pay less for a boring movie or a shorter movie or just a plain stupid movie at a theatre, than for a worthwhile movie? "Entertainment" value is subjective.
Believe it or not, there are some people who would prefer to watch women prancing around the court for 1.5 hours in sportswear and get much much more out of than than watching what most here would call high-quality tennis in a men's 4 hour nailbiter.
That said, just live with it. It's not going to change.
:help: Believe me, this is not something anyone really wants. 3 sets is enough.
Well, if we could design a mechanism where everyone would pay the max they are willing to pay for a specific match, everyone would be happy. But since that can't be done, a mixture of politically appropriate behavior combined with confusion about who prefers what leads to the current scheme.Believe me I don't want to see it as well, anytime a women's match goes to 3 sets I'm like "Damn!".
Therefore they should get paid less.
that sounds like a good idea but i dout it will ever happen. Sometimes womens tennis isnt so bad though but this Australian open is really only exiting because of all the big mens matches. Jelanas first round was good though. I hope the semis and finals can be as exiting as whats happend so far cause i got tikets and wanna see a big 5 setter or three.^ I thought of an alternative scheme once, which is to separate the women's and men's matches on a ticket. There are some scheduling complications and within-gender compensation questions involved, but when you do that, you will see some stadiums fill up and some stadiums remain less full or empty, if they are being billed at the same price and if it is true that one gender "should" be paid more.
Over the long haul, this is not sustainable. Then, the gender whose stadiums remained empty would have to be offered at lower and lower prices until people were willing to pay that price to watch (reservation cost) -- then shell the proceeds of the stadium to the gender accordingly.