World of Sport: Sexism row erupts at Wimbledon and FA

Caroline Wozniacki has accused Wimbledon of sexism after saying women players get fewer chances to feature on show courts.

Tuesday, 7th July 2015, 10:51 am

The 24-year-old criticised tournament organisers after her 6-4, 6-4 loss to Spain’s Garbine Muguruza in the fourth round.

She said she’d “love” to play on a big court but women weren’t given the opportunity often enough.

It follows accusations of sexism bythe FA directed at England’s returning World Cup team.

The Football Association deleted a social media post in which it said England’s women’s team were “going back to being mothers” after returning from the World Cup.

The @England Twitter post read: “Our #Lionesses go back to being mothers, partners and daughters today, but they have taken on another title - heroes.”

The message was deleted and the same wording in an online story was changed.