Originally Posted by goran_ace
.... On the men's side, being a no-show for matches is the way to get booted - they don't care if you're a jerk as long as you show up to play when you are supposed to. On the women's side it's a lot more complicated and you'll hear of gossip/arguments between team members that just turn ugly and can result in someone getting booted or otherwise left out in the cold.
OT, but this reminded me of something I heard and I think it's pretty spot on --
Men are like waffle boxes -- they keep things compartmentalized and separate from each other; they keep work stuff separate from tennis stuff separate from family life separate from.... etc etc.
Women, on the other hand, are like plate of spaghetti --- anything effects everything as each is entangled and complexly woven together throughout.