Stefanos Tsitsipas, a Greek tennis sensation, has reignited an age-old tennis controversy by asking why women don’t play five sets in grand slams. The age-old tennis issue of equal pay has resurfaced with the world No. 5 reigniting the debate.
The Greek firmly believes in this and has called for a change in the Grand Slam tournament format that Karolina Pliskova had a hilarious reaction to this.
Karolina Pliskova responds to Tsitsipas’ claim
The Czech Republic tennis star took to Instagram to share the story of an article FirstSportz regarding Tsitsipas’ desire for a change in the structure of major events. A laughing smileyas well as “Big brainR’ and ‘Clever’ Stickers accompanied the story.
While we are talking about a Change in format of Grand Slam tournamentssaid Tsitsipas, “I don’t want to be controversial or anything. There’s also the issue of equal pay and everything, women get equal pay for playing best-of-three, then they get equal pay for playing best-of-five. I do not know. There are also many scientists and statisticians out there. I’ve been told that women have better stamina than men. I do not know.”
“Maybe they can play best-of-five too, I think. For grand slams, best-of-five, I like it. On the other hand, I think we would have seen a lot more variety in the different Grand Slam winners in a best-of-three. I firmly believe that if the format were best-of-three for men, Grand Slam winners would be very different.” number 5 in the world further added.
Stefanos Tsitsipas is about to be eliminated in the fourth round of the 2022 Miami Open
Carlos Alcaraz from Spain advanced to Miami OPn Quarterfinals by defeat Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece 7-5, 6-3 on Tuesday. After reaching the semi-finals in Indian Wells, Alcaraz is just one win away consecutive ATP Masters 1000 semifinals. After defeating Indian Wells Champion TaylorFritz With 3: 6, 6: 1, 6: 4 the Spaniard meets the Serbian Miomir Kecmanovic in the quarterfinals.
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