Globe and Mail, "Why does Rogers Cup not offer equal prize money to men and women? It’s complicated"
Jennifer Bishop, chair of Tennis Canada’s board of directors, got to meet King at this year’s French Open and said, “I was more inspired than I’ve ever been in my 35 years of being involved in tennis.
“She encouraged me to keep the conversation going at the board level and to be fearless,” Bishop said. “In a perfect world, we’d be able to check all the boxes, but Rogers Cup is our revenue-generator. We have to do everything we can to help close the pay gap while at the same time making sure we have money going into our programs, like high performance and grassroots. It really is a difficult conversation, but I’m hopeful that some of the other decisions we’re making will help move the needle.”
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