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Kevin Myers: How long before the stout bastions of the English Lawn Tennis Club fall to the assaults of abuse, whingeing and feminist curses?

Published 02/02/2012 | 17:00

THE fictions of the equality industry are never quite as ludicrous as they are in tennis, a sport infested with egalitarian mumbojumbo and feminist voodoo.

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At least at Wimbledon, chaps are still paid more than the girls. But how long before the stout bastions of the English Lawn Tennis Club fall to the assaults of abuse, whingeing and feminist curses that are the standard weaponry in all such sieges?

For any logic-based argument that demands gender equality in tennis is simply impossible, because all the evidence is spectacularly in the opposite direction.

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