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'Marketplace' Report: Wimbledon Evens Pay Scale

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'Marketplace' Report: Wimbledon Evens Pay Scale

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'Marketplace' Report: Wimbledon Evens Pay Scale

'Marketplace' Report: Wimbledon Evens Pay Scale

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The Wimbledon tennis tournament has announced that it will begin paying female and male players the same amount for winning. Wimbledon resisted making the pay equal for years, citing rules that require more tennis play for men in order for them to win. Marketplace's Amy Scott talks with Alex Chadwick.

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