The amount women in sports get paid is not nearly as much as men do. In 2001, Venus Williams won Wimbledon. She was paid $52,923 for her winning but when Goran Ivanisevic won, he received $705,109. The same thing happened to Jennifer Capriati when she won the French Open. She received $29,306 less than the male winner, Gustavo Kuerten did. This is a great example of women’s sports facing social repression. Male athletes are getting paid more than female athletes are by huge amounts. It has become better in recent years but women are still not getting paid as much as men are! http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1022979/index.htm

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