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Wimbledon provides a rare moment in the sun for women's sport. Yet media coverage focused on the best-looking female players

Sex and Wimbledon

With the exception of the Olympics, no event attracts as much coverage for women’s sport in Britain as Wimbledon does. While some minor headway has been made by the English women’s cricket and football teams, women’s sports continue to get less than 2 per cent of the mainstream sports coverage and even less of the commercial sponsorship, and much of both is taken up by the Wimbledon women’s singles tournament each summer.

How disappointing then that, despite matches like the thrilling semi-final between Serena Williams and Elena Dementieva, the clearest message coming out of Wimbledon this year…

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