Parity versus mediocrity?
Baby boomer fans of tennis, spawned during the glory days of growth in the 1970s and '80s, grew up reading Superman comics. Thus, they might nod knowingly if they heard the just concluded French Open described as the triumph of "bizarro world."
Over that halcyon period of the tennis boom -- in fact, through most of the Open era -- the women's game was defined by a tremendous talent gap between the very top players (sometimes as few as two women, such as Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova) ...
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