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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.

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

Australian Open 2020: Tunisia's Ons Jabeur hopes to inspire more people after becoming first Arab player to reach a Grand Slam QF
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Australian Open 2020: Tunisia's Ons Jabeur hopes to inspire more people after becoming first Arab player to reach a Grand Slam QF

Jabeur, who sent former world number one Caroline Wozniacki into retirement in the previous round, described herself as a “100% Tunisian product” having turned down opportunities to train abroad to continue developing her game at home.

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: 'I love a vocal crowd', says John Millman on chances of facing 'rowdy' Stefanos Tsitsipas fans in second round
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Australian Open 2020: 'I love a vocal crowd', says John Millman on chances of facing 'rowdy' Stefanos Tsitsipas fans in second round

Tsitsipas made his plea after his first-round win on Margaret Court Arena on Monday, when Melbourne’s large Greek community turned out in force to cheer him to victory.

Australian Open 2020: Coco Gauff reinforces her big-match moxie with another statement win over Venus Williams
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Australian Open 2020: Coco Gauff reinforces her big-match moxie with another statement win over Venus Williams

You could say the Coco Gauff Show has come to Melbourne. But it might be more appropriate to say the Coco Gauff Show is not a show anymore; it is an inescapable and inevitable reality.

Australian Open 2020: Denis Shapovalov loses cool at chair umpire before shock defeat in first round, receives code violation
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Australian Open 2020: Denis Shapovalov loses cool at chair umpire before shock defeat in first round, receives code violation

Shapovalov, seeded 13th and widely tipped as a future Grand Slam champion, was out of sorts from the start at Margaret Court Arena and received a code violation after pounding his racket into the blue hardcourt when broken early in the third set.

Australian Open 2019: Japan's Kei Nishikori storms into fourth round with straight sets victory over Joao Susa
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Australian Open 2019: Japan's Kei Nishikori storms into fourth round with straight sets victory over Joao Susa

29-year-old Nishikori has won all three of his first week matches on the same Melbourne Park second showcourt to reach the last 16 of the Australian Open for the seventh time in nine appearances

Australian Open 2018: Chung Hyeon stuns Alexander Zverev in thrilling five-setter; Naomi Osaka beats Ashleigh Barty
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Australian Open 2018: Chung Hyeon stuns Alexander Zverev in thrilling five-setter; Naomi Osaka beats Ashleigh Barty

Chung becomes the first South Korean man ever to reach the round of 16 at the Australian Open and will next face either Novak Djokovic or Albert Ramos-Vinolas.

Australian Open 2018: Rafael Nadal storms into fourth round with thumping victory over Damir Dzumhur
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Australian Open 2018: Rafael Nadal storms into fourth round with thumping victory over Damir Dzumhur

Nadal took just 1 hour 50 minutes to reach the fourth round with a 6-1, 6-3, 6-1 demolition of the 28th seeded Bosnian at the Margaret Court Arena.

Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer begins title defence in style, heavily-strapped Garbine Muguruza advances
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Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer begins title defence in style, heavily-strapped Garbine Muguruza advances

Federer, rated as the favourite to win his 20th Grand Slam title, thrilled the Rod Laver Arena crowd with a virtuoso performance.

Australian Open 2018: Stars, fans back LGBTQ rights but mum on renaming of Margaret Court Arena
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Australian Open 2018: Stars, fans back LGBTQ rights but mum on renaming of Margaret Court Arena

Tennis 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.

Australian Open 2018: Billie Jean King calls for Margaret Court Arena to be renamed, says she'd refuse to play there
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Australian Open 2018: Billie Jean King calls for Margaret Court Arena to be renamed, says she'd refuse to play there

Court, now a church pastor, drew fire last year for saying she would avoid Qantas airline for its support of same-sex marriage, which became law in her homeland in December following a referendum.

Margaret Court terms calls for removing her name from Australian Open stadium as 'gay conspiracy'
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Margaret Court terms calls for removing her name from Australian Open stadium as 'gay conspiracy'

Tennis great Margaret Court on Friday claimed a gay conspiracy from America was behind calls to strip her name from one of the Australian Open stadiums, after a furore over her views on homosexuality.