Some notes to start: • Here are some thoughts on yesterday’s Roger Federer announcement. • The inimitable Coco Vandeweghe is the most recent guest on the SI Tennis Podcast. Mailbag Have a question or comment for Jon?
Tennis is one of the few sports where you will find the highest paid female athletes in the world. On the outside, it appears that after decades of struggling for equal pay, women’s professional tennis finally broke through. However, after hearing the incendiary remarks made earlier this year about the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) by former CEO and Tournament Director of the BNP Paribas Open, Raymond Moore, it is clear that the sport still has unresolved gender equality issues. For Ilana Kloss, CEO and Commissioner of Mylan World TeamTennis (WTT), altering the equity reality means positioning more women in decision-making roles. Since 2001 Kloss has been at the helm of the co-ed professional