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1. Because boys are a little bit stronger then girls. Girls only can play so much or they might get hurt. They get the same prize because it is really unfair if the boys got more money then girls. And maybe because girls would stop playing tennis!!!

2. In the Women's Australian Open Tennis final last night only 15 games were played and the match took only 1hr 20mins to play. That's about as long as it takes one hard fought set to play in men's tennis . Organisers charged less to attend the women's final yet they get same prize. There is only one answer for why this is happening and that has to be chivalry

3. The reason as to why women only have to win 2 sets is entirely down to tradition. Women have historically always played best of 3 whereas men have played best of 5. Incidentally there is no reason why women shouldn't play 5 sets, the suggestion that a professional, top level athlete wouldn't be able to cope with lasting 5 sets of tennis "because boys are a little bit stronger" is frankly laughable. Women seem to cope perfectly well playing the same amount of time (or travelling the same distance) as men in a vast array of physically demanding sports (association football, Rugby, hockey, marathon running, olympic triathlon etc.)

They get the same pay due to years of lobbying by female players and feminists which resulted to tournament organisers caving into pressure despite the fact it flies in the face of all reason (due to their shorter matches the average pay for women players in the first round at wimbledon 2007 was £481.92 a game - compared with £284.70 for men).

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