Revealed: ‘Secret society’ of tennis umpires living under reign of fear, power abuses and sexual favours
So, the tennis players had to in order…….ah, no, that’s not what they’re saying is it? Anna was safe.
Tennis umpires are living under a “rule of fear” and are at risk of predatory sexual advances according to leading figures within the sport, who have called for urgent reform to prevent the exploitation of young officials.
It’s the umpires being exploited.
“Using your body” – being open to sexual advances – has long been considered a fast track for aspiring umpires
There are a lot of areas of life where that’s true. Given human interest in sex and the relationship between power and getting it that’s also unlikely to change.