We had some brilliant role models like Jess Ennis-Hill and Nicola Adams who were normal British girls who achieved greatness and it will be interesting to see whether that did really inspire a generation.

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Hopefully tennis can put pressure on other sports to do the same.

The London Olympics also provided a great platform for women’s sport in the UK.

That work ethic is the same whether you are a man or a woman.

There are hours spent in the gym, on court, in physio, travelling, analysing matches and opponents, talking with your team, managing your body, and of course, making plenty of sacrifices.

We need more women coaches in tennis I now know that’s not the case, and that many girls drop out once they become teenagers.

It is something my mum is passionate about changing.

Working with Amelie was, for me, because she was the right person for the job and not a question of her sex at all.

However, it became clear to me that she wasn’t always treated the same as men in similar jobs, and so I felt I had to speak out.

I was always encouraged to practice with girls In tennis we benefit, of course, from having the game of mixed doubles, so men and women, boys and girls, are used to this idea.