Sport: Tennis, Male & Female

Can a good male tennis player beat a topnotch female tennis player? This week the world's best woman player gave New York Times Sportswriter Allison Danzig a decidedly nonfeminist answer. Said U.S. and Wimbledon Champion Maureen Connolly: "He would simply annihilate her. I know. I was annihilated myself yesterday by a pro no one has ever heard of." Added Little Mo, the hardest hitter in the ladies' division: "Men hit so much harder and run so much faster than women that we don't have a ghost of a chance against them . . . They are so much stronger at...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!