Andy Murray has corrected a journalist after he said Sam Querrey, who knocked the British player out of Wimbledon earlier, was “the first US player to reach a major semi-final since 2009”.
The newly-deposed Wimbledon champion reminded the reporter he was only talking about male players, as there had, of course, been considerably more success for the US on the female side of the sport.
Since 2009, Serena Williams has won 12 Grand Slam tournaments.
On social media, Murray was praised for refusing to allow “casual sexism”, and his mother, Judy, tweeted proudly:“That’s my boy.” More
The “ladies and gentlemen” greeting on Tube announcements is to be scrapped, Transport for London (TfL) has announced.
London Underground staff have been told to say “hello everyone” in an effort to become more gender-neutral.
TfL said the move was to ensure all passengers felt “welcome”.
LGBT campaign group Stonewall welcomed the decision, which was supported by London mayor Sadiq Khan at a session of Mayor’s Question Time last month.
The revised phrasing will be applied to all new pre-recorded announcements made across the capital’s transport network. More