Wimbledon: Serena Williams defends equal prize money

Jul 08, 2016, 08:19 IST | Agencies

London: Serena Williams was forced to go on the attack once again yesterday to defend equal prize money after she reached a ninth Wimbledon final in a new record time.

Serena Williams. Pic/AFP
Serena Williams. Pic/AFP

"Yeah, I think we deserve equal prize money. Yeah, absolutely," said Williams before staring out the male journalist who asked the question with steely contempt.

"I mean, if you happen to write a short article, you think you don't deserve equal pay as your beautiful colleague behind you?"

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