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Judy Murray calls for more female coaches in sport (UK)

judy-murrayJudy Murray believes having more female coaches across all levels of sport is vital to significantly increasing participation among women.

The 57-year-old, who resigned as captain of Great Britain’s Fed Cup team in March after five years in charge, insists there is a shortage of women in key positions within the sports industry.

“One of the things is to have more female coaches and more female PE teachers because women much better understand how girls tick,” Murray, who has helped guide the career of her son Andy, told Sky Sports News HQ. “I think that’s an important thing.

“The world is a different place nowadays and sport is competing with so many other things for girls’ attention that we need to make our sport as attractive as possible.

“Above everything else girls are not as physical, not as competitive as boys anyway, girls like being with their friends, so it’s very important for us to make sure we have a lot of all girl activity.

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