Karolina Pliskova calls men ‘super weak’ for worrying about equal pay in tennis

  • ‘I don’t like the men complaining we would get the same money’
  • World No 3 does not want equal pay but supports tours merging

The world No 3, Karolina Pliskova, has called male tennis players who complain about women claiming equal prize money “super weak”. The Czech player, who returns to action in the newly-created LiveScore Cup in Prague next week, insists she does not crave equal pay but is not happy about men who speak out against it.

It is an issue that is sure to raise its head over the coming months following recent calls for a merge between the men’s ATP and women’s WTA tours – something Pliskova supports. There is currently equal pay at the four grand slams but a big disparity during the rest of the year.

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