Originally Posted by dabvu2498
I can think of one reason. Quite a few top women's players also play doubles, especially at the majors. Not one hundred percent sure, but I don't think many of the men do.
They wouldn't be playing the Doubles if they played a "real" match. Let me know the next time a "Doubles" match is showcased on CBS or NBC during a Finals Weekend.
Most of the men do, too. The really good men players don't as they have more important things to do than play Doubles.