Wimbledon tennis tournament,why are female players now paid the same as the male players?

For years the fact that male player were paid more was higjlighted by the media and feminists, and for years that remained the same, for two main reasons, 1. Men play more sets of tennis than women do, and 2. Men bring in a bigger audience than women do (more money).Last year however the do gooders got their wish... show more For years the fact that male player were paid more was higjlighted by the media and feminists, and for years that remained the same, for two main reasons, 1. Men play more sets of tennis than women do, and 2. Men bring in a bigger audience than women do (more money).Last year however the do gooders got their wish and female players now get the same cash as males, but they still play less sets of tennis and still bring in less cash than the males do.With all these well publicised career threatening injuries we have seen with Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal etc...Isnt it clear that these extra sets are putting more physical demand on the men, who stand to lose more money long term if they have to quit due to wear on their bodies?Equal pay for women I agree with, but not for less work in any field, be it sport, the office or a construction site.Your views?
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