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Women's soccer is played for 2 halves at 45 minutes with 15 minute break in between, just like men https://yoursoccerhome.com/how-long-is-a-womens-soccer-game/

Yet, men have to play best of 5 sets in tennis, whereas women play best of 3. Is this the only sport which has less stamina requirements for women?

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In athletics:

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Sure, lots of sports have different rules related to timing, though I'd note that it's unclear how much this is due to stamina versus money/historical interest. Stamina is not straightforward question between men and women (see: extreme long distance running, women hold the records, not men).

Softball is 7 innings versus baseball being 9 innings.

WNBA periods are 10 minutes, 40 minute games while NBA periods are 12 minutes, 48 minute games.

Golf could be another one here - while the "length" of the game is the same, moving the tees forward makes it a shorter game (or rather, aims to make it the same length-of-time instead of longer).

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  • I'd say the basketball one is more the NBA being anomalous - FIBA rules are 4x10 minutes for men as well.
    – Philip Kendall
    Jun 30 at 15:45
  • @PhilipKendall It is, nonetheless, an example of men's and women's sports being different at the same level :). Tennis in fact is not different there either - ATP is 3 sets for both, and ITF does not differentiate men/women in allowing 3 or 5 sets.
    – Joe
    Jun 30 at 15:46
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    (And yes, I know baseball and softball are technically different sports, and men can play softball - player here! - but at the professional level, for historical reasons, softball is "girls baseball".)
    – Joe
    Jun 30 at 15:49

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