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Wimbledon to remove 'Miss' and 'Mrs' from honours boards

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Wimbledon will drop the titles "Miss" and "Mrs" before the names of female winners on its honour roll. The All England Lawn Tennis Club has traditionally used the titles just for women. Last year's champion Ash Barty was refereed to as "Miss A. Barty" whereas men's winner Novak Djokovic went on the board as "N. Djokovich"
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Times of India

Wimbledon to remove 'Miss' and 'Mrs' from honours boards

Tennis News: Wimbledon will drop the titles "Miss" and "Mrs" before the names of female winners on its honour roll to match the men's boards in an attempt to moder

1 month ago·Mumbai, India
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Reuters

Wimbledon to remove 'Miss' and 'Mrs' from honours boards

Wimbledon will drop the titles "Miss" and "Mrs" before the names of female winners on its honour roll to match the men's boards in an attempt to modernise the tournament, The Times newspaper reported.

1 month ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

New boards please: Wimbledon to drop Mrs and Miss on women’s honour roll

The men’s honour roll at the grand slam has never featured titles, while Chris Evert’s 1981 victory sees her listed as Mrs. J.M. Lloyd

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Hindu

Wimbledon to remove 'Miss' and 'Mrs' from honours boards

The change will also put an end to married women being identified by both the initials and surnames of their husbands.

1 month ago·India
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The Independent

Wimbledon to drop Mrs and Miss on women’s honours board

A move for modernisation and equality across the men’s and women’s games

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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Daily Express

Wimbledon scrubs off 'Miss' and 'Mrs' from honours boards in equality drive

WIMBLEDON is removing titles before the names of its former female champions as it looks to shed its reputation as an outdated Grand Slam.

1 month ago·United Kingdom
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