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Margaret Court says 'tennis is full of lesbians' as row escalates - The Guardian

The former tennis champion Margaret Court has claimed “tennis is full of lesbians” following a row over remarks she made previously about gay marriage. She added that transgender children were the work of “the devil”. Court's earlier comments opposing ...and more »

Margaret Court claims tennis is 'full of lesbians' and compares LGBT people to 'Hitler' and 'communists' - The Independent

Margaret Court has landed herself in yet more controversy by saying “tennis is full of lesbians,” following her earlier offensive remarks on gay marriage. Court, 74, became a Pentecostal Christian minister after a glittering career in the sport, during ...and more »

Martina Navratilova hits out at 'sick and dangerous' Margaret Court comments - The Independent

Martina Navratilova has described Margaret Court's comments about the transgender community as "sick and dangerous". After criticism of her vocal opposition to same-sex marriage and calls to change the name of the court named after her at Melbourne ...and more »

Martina Navratilova says Margaret Court is a 'homophobe' - Toronto Star

Martina Navratilova, right, has written an open letter criticizing Margaret Court's comments about same-sex marriage and the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, and recommending that tennis officials rename the arena that bears the ...and more »

French Open: Samantha Stosur marches into third round, rejects Margaret Court Arena boycott - ABC Online

Samantha Stosur is refusing to look beyond her next match after bossing her way into the third round of an increasingly inviting French Open draw with a claycourt masterclass in Paris. Mixing awesome firepower with sublime touch, Australia's big title ...and more »

Tennis Player Margaret Court and Same-Sex Woes - Center for Research on Globalization

Sports people are the show ponies of life, modern gladiators whose opinions should only be relevant to their field of endeavour. The end of the amateur, and the rise of the professional put pay to the rounded dabbler and dilettante, ably educated yet ...and more »

Players urge renaming of Margaret Court Arena - The Straits Times

PARIS (NYTIMES) - Show Court 1, one of the biggest stadiums at the Australian Open, was rechristened Margaret Court Arena in 2003 to honor the player who dominated women's tennis in the 1960s and still holds the record for the most Grand Slam titles ...and more »

Margaret Court, winner of 24 Grand Slams, says tennis is 'full of lesbians' -

Former Australian tennis star Margaret Court continues to create a fire with her views on homosexuality, saying that she would stop flying Quantas "whenever possible" due to the airline's support of same-sex marriage. Now she's throwing kerosene on it ...and more »

'The devil's after our kids': Margaret Court's second serve - The Sydney Morning Herald

Far from modifying her denouncement of gay marriage, tennis champion Margaret Court has broadened it, saying that it was causing huge problems in countries where it was legalised, that homosexuality was an ungodly "lust for the flesh" and that LGBT ...and more »

Andy Murray hints at Australian Open boycott over Margaret Court anti-gay marriage comments - The Independent

Andy Murray has hinted that he could support a boycott next year's Australian Open in the wake of comments by Margaret Court against gay marriage. Court is a 24-time Grand Slam singles champion who has one of the Australian Open's prime show courts in ...and more »