Equality: Prize Money at Wimbledon 2014

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Let us simplify the 2014 winners of both men's and women's Wimbledon titles:-

Women's
Winner: Petra Kvitova
Prize money: £1,760,000
Total games played*: 137
Length of final**: 55 minutes
Earning rate***: £12,847 per game

The women's final was watched by a peak UK audience of 3.1 million (BBC statistics).

Men's
Winner: Novak Djokovic
Prize money: £1,760,000
Total games played*: 276
Length of final**: 236 minutes
Earning rate***: £6,377 per game

The men's final was watched by a peak UK audience of 10.0 million (BBC statistics).


Notes:
* 8 of Djokovic's games were lengthy tie-breakers, compared to only 2 of Kvitova's
** The women's final was the 7th shortest in championships history. The men's final was widely acclaimed to be one of the most exciting ever, amongst fans and pundits
*** Earning rate per game played calculated in lieu of information on total hours on court.

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Cliffs:
'Mirin dat dere 'equailty'.
 
M

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