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Andy Murray backs calls to rename Margaret Court Arena over former tennis player's anti-gay views
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Andy Murray backs calls to rename Margaret Court Arena over former tennis player's anti-gay views

"As far as renaming the venue (Margaret Court Aena). I think that yes, it's something the sport should consider. I don't know who makes the final decision on that but I don't think her values are what tennis stands for," said Andy Murray.

US Open 2020: Serena Williams sets sights, again, on 24th Grand Slam title in truncated field
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US Open 2020: Serena Williams sets sights, again, on 24th Grand Slam title in truncated field

Williams, whose 23 major victories are an Open-era record, will have nothing but her own skill and will to get her through as she seeks a record-breaking seventh title on the hard courts at Flushing Meadows.

Tennis has long been in a bubble to the outside world, Naomi Osaka tried to break out
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Tennis has long been in a bubble to the outside world, Naomi Osaka tried to break out

Tennis is, and has been, guilty of living in the bubble for too long. And players have been guilty of being selfish, privileged and aiding their factions and egos.

Margaret Court says she faced discrimination from Tennis Australia for her views on gay marriage
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Margaret Court says she faced discrimination from Tennis Australia for her views on gay marriage

Tennis Australia (TA) invited Court, who won a record 24 Grand Slam titles, to Melbourne Park to recognise the 50th anniversary of her 1970 calendar Grand Slam, while saying it disagreed with her “personal views”.

Australian Open 2020: Martina Navratilova apologises for protocol breach, not for protest to rename Margaret Court Arena
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Australian Open 2020: Martina Navratilova apologises for protocol breach, not for protest to rename Margaret Court Arena

Navratilova has regularly objected to Margaret Court Arena being named to honor the Australian tennis great who has become a religious minister and made controversial comments about homosexuality and gay-marriage.

Australian Open 2020: Martina Navratilova, John McEnroe stage unique protest to demand name change of Margaret Court Arena
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Australian Open 2020: Martina Navratilova, John McEnroe stage unique protest to demand name change of Margaret Court Arena

Martina Navratilova and John McEnroe called for Margaret Court’s name to be stripped from the Australian Open’s second showcourt in a protest at the stadium

John McEnroe wants Serena Williams to beat 'crazy aunt' Margaret Court's singles Grand Slam record
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John McEnroe wants Serena Williams to beat 'crazy aunt' Margaret Court's singles Grand Slam record

John McEnroe mocked Australian Margaret Court as the ‘crazy aunt’ of tennis on Monday and said he hoped Serena Williams could beat the 77-year-old’s record of winning 24 Grand Slam singles titles.

Australian Open 2020: Margaret Court's remarks on same-sex marriage clouds celebration of her 50th anniversary of calendar Grand Slam
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Australian Open 2020: Margaret Court's remarks on same-sex marriage clouds celebration of her 50th anniversary of calendar Grand Slam

Court, who also holds the all-time record of 24 Grand Slam titles, has been heavily criticised for voicing her religious-based opposition to same-sex marriage.

Australian Open 2020: Wang Qiang turns the tables on 23-time grand slam winner Serena Williams with simplicity and a smile
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Australian Open 2020: Wang Qiang turns the tables on 23-time grand slam winner Serena Williams with simplicity and a smile

Against Wang, Serena did step on the gas every now and then, and ended with 43 winners for the match. But she also hit 56 unforced errors, many of which came when she was pushed wide.

Australian tennis icon Margaret Court slams transgender athletes, calls LGBT material in schools work of 'the devil'
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Australian tennis icon Margaret Court slams transgender athletes, calls LGBT material in schools work of 'the devil'

Australian tennis great Margaret Court has launched a tirade against transgender athletes and called the teaching of LGBTI materials at schools the work of the “devil” in a fiery sermon at her Perth church.

From domination of 'Big Three' in Grand Slams to Nadal powering Spain to victory in revamped Davis Cup Finals, the year in tennis
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From domination of 'Big Three' in Grand Slams to Nadal powering Spain to victory in revamped Davis Cup Finals, the year in tennis

The tennis season culminated in Madrid where the incarnation of the 119-year-old Davis Cup was won by the Nadal-inspired home side, beating Canada in an emotional final

Australian Open to honour Margaret Court to mark 50th anniversary of grand slam sweep after same-sex marriage dispute
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Australian Open to honour Margaret Court to mark 50th anniversary of grand slam sweep after same-sex marriage dispute

Margaret Court, who holds the all-time record of 24 Grand Slam singles titles, has not attended the Australian Open since 2017 when her opposition to same-sex marriage made her a lightning rod for criticism in the leadup to a national plebiscite on the issue.

Margaret Court says 'treat me like Laver', asks Tennis Australia to commemorate 50th anniversary of her calendar-year Grand Slam
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Margaret Court says 'treat me like Laver', asks Tennis Australia to commemorate 50th anniversary of her calendar-year Grand Slam

Court's comments come after some controversy over her views on homosexuality, which has seen Billie Jean King and Martina Navratilova call for the arena to be stripped of her name

US Open 2019: Serena Williams terms poor showing in final loss to Bianca Andreescu 'inexcusable'
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US Open 2019: Serena Williams terms poor showing in final loss to Bianca Andreescu 'inexcusable'

23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams called her poor showing in US Open final loss to Bianca Andreescu 'inexcusable.'

US Open 2019: Serena Williams' semi-final win shows she means business, making her quest for 24th Grand Slam title inevitable
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US Open 2019: Serena Williams' semi-final win shows she means business, making her quest for 24th Grand Slam title inevitable

This will be the fourth final Williams has made since returning to the tour after giving birth to daughter Olympia in September 2017. And she hasn’t looked more ready to equal Margaret Court’s tally for the most singles majors.

US Open 2019: Serena Williams says she is proud of making comeback post pregnancy
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US Open 2019: Serena Williams says she is proud of making comeback post pregnancy

Williams said she never expected that she'd have a career spanning more than 20 years and that she feels amazing for having played in different eras of women's tennis

US Open 2019: Serena Williams says her heart 'aches' on being away from daughter, equally committed to tennis and fashion label
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US Open 2019: Serena Williams says her heart 'aches' on being away from daughter, equally committed to tennis and fashion label

Williams has been juggling her commitments towards playing tennis and managing her fashion label as also, raising her daughter Olympia

Serena Williams to play at Auckland Classic in run-up to 2020 Australian Open
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Serena Williams to play at Auckland Classic in run-up to 2020 Australian Open

Serena Williams announced she will warm-up for the Australian Open at the Auckland Classic, a tournament that has mixed memories for the American superstar.

Wimbledon 2019 Highlights, Serena Williams vs Simona Halep, Women's Final: Halep beats Williams to win second Grand Slam title
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Wimbledon 2019 Highlights, Serena Williams vs Simona Halep, Women's Final: Halep beats Williams to win second Grand Slam title

Catch all the live updates from the Wimbledon 2019 women's singles final, where seven-time winner Serena Williams will take on Romania's Simona Halep.

French Open 2019: From dominating juniors to winning Slams, Twitter hails Ash Barty's first Major title at Roland Garros
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French Open 2019: From dominating juniors to winning Slams, Twitter hails Ash Barty's first Major title at Roland Garros

Take a look at how Twitter reacted to Ashleigh Barty winning her first Grand Slam title at the 2019 French Open.