Are women less competitive than men? [Part 1]

On the face of it, there shouldn’t be any difference.

Yet over the years, I’ve noticed a pattern on the tennis court. Let’s examine the evidence.

Exhibit 1… tennis tournaments. It doesn’t seem to matter which type of tournament – club, intermediate, senior or city-wide, more men enter than women. For example, witness the recent entries in a small, intermediate tennis tournament in Ottawa:
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