Good Read | With Every U.S. Open Victory, Andy Murray Advances Gender Equity

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by Bruno Girin (originally posted to Flickr as Ready to fire) [CC-BY-SA-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

"With Every U.S. Open Victory, Andy Murray Advances Gender Equity":

“Mauresmo was validated as a coach when Murray hired her, but every time he wins, she’s validated a little more, and that’s huge,” King said last week. “She will attract more women to coaching, and if we had more women like her in high-profile positions, it would be normal for every girl or guy coming up in the ranks to say, ‘You know, I’m going to work with a woman.’ But we don’t. So all eyes are on her.”

Read Juliet Macur's full article at NYTimes.com here…

While we love that women are gaining a higher profile in sports, and we're happy that Andy Murray hired a female tennis coach, it would have been nice to see an article about Amélie Mauresmo include her name in the headline.

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