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May 20, 2019
Dutee Chand's brave coming out opens up new avenues of discussions on homosexuality, bisexuality and queerness in sportIn a country, too, where even the limited conversations the public has had about the LGBTQI community have been restricted to gay men, Dutee has opened up new avenues of discussion
Apr 23, 2019
Fed Cup sheds tennis' elitist tag to combine vociferous supporters, cheerful atmosphere with star names and quality tennisThe Fed Cup truly does offer something for everyone: for fans, the chance to enjoy tennis outside a staid, sanitised environment and enjoy themselves as they may not be able to on another stage
Feb 18, 2019
Caster Semenya vs IAAF: Why are athletics world body's critics claiming its hyperandrogenism rules are racist and unfairSupport for Caster Semenya in her fight against IAAF's hyperandrogenism rules has increased among claims of racism and scientific errors in IAAF's study.
Jan 10, 2019
Australian Open 2019: Serena Williams may be one short of Margaret Court’s Grand Slam record, but her legacy shines brighterWhile Williams and Court are undoubtedly the greatest of their eras, they have come to mean emphatically different things outside the tennis court.
Dec 31, 2018
Hopman Cup: Roger Federer relishing 'once in a lifetime' Serena Williams clash as United States set to face SwitzerlandRoger Federer and Serena Williams, two of the greatest players in history, will face off across the net for the first time on Tuesday when United States go up against defending champions Switzerland in the mixed doubles of the unique two-player, mixed teams event.
Oct 31, 2018
L&T Mumbai Open: Back on comeback trail, Sabine Lisicki stutters yet again but hopes to 'turn things around one day'Sabine Lisicki is finding life on the comeback trail, a bit tougher than she expected. She was out for most of 2018 with a shoulder injury and has only played 23 matches so far winning only seven.
Sep 11, 2018
Serena Williams’ US Open outburst not justifiable, but understandable given history of racist, sexist excesses against herConsidering the historical context of all Serena Williams has gone through, and the fact that Carlos Ramos has sometimes fired — and sometimes not — her reaction is understandable, whether or not it is entirely justifiable
Sep 10, 2018
US Open 2018: WTA backs Serena Williams' claims of sexism in tennis; Novak Djokovic guarded in response to controversySerena Williams was handed three code violations — and docked a point and then a game — in her 6-2, 6-4 loss to Naomi Osaka in the Flushing Meadows final.
Jun 09, 2018
Brazilian 'queen' of tennis Maria Bueno passes away at 78 after succumbing to cancer battleNicknamed the "Sao Paulo Swallow" for her ability to dominate the net, Bueno was a teen prodigy despite having no formal coaching, according to the International Hall of Fame, which she entered in 1978.
Jan 15, 2018
Australian Open 2018: Stars, fans back LGBTQ rights but mum on renaming of Margaret Court ArenaTennis legend Margaret Court had been an outspoken opponent to Australia's national referendum on gay marriage, which passed by a wide margin late in 2017.