Andy Murray declares he’s a feminist and takes a stand against sexism in sports


Scottish tennis star Andy Murray is taking a stand against sexism in sports — starting with supporting his coach, Amélie Mauresmo.

Murray said that Mauresmo, a former world champion player, has been heavily criticized simply for her gender — and that he’s not entirely surprised, given the history of the sport.


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“I knew that working alongside Amélie [Mauresmo] would set tongues wagging. The reason for this is that very few players before me have worked with a female coach… I didn’t realise, however, that Amélie would find herself up against such criticism and prejudice,” Murray wrote …

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