Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates defeating Milos Roanic of Canada during the mens final of the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on March 20, 2016 in Indian Wells, California. Matthew Stockman/Getty Images/AFP
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World No. 1 Novak Djokovic has indicated men's tennis should get more prize money than women because it has more spectators as a new controversy over equality in the sport erupted.After winning the Indian Wells title for the fifth time, the Serbian star said tournament director Raymond Moore was wrong to say that women's tennis is riding on the coattails of the men's game.Djokovic was one of a number of players to question tournament director Moore who apologized for his comments about the women's game after he was slammed as being "offensive" by women's No. 1 Serena Williams.Williams was scathing in her response.There was a swift backlash to Moore's comments, which also included remarks on the physical attractiveness of some rising WTA stars.Williams, who lost in straights to Victoria Azarenka of Belarus in the women's final, lambasted Moore.Azarenka said men rarely find themselves the subject of such insulting remarks as those made by Moore.
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