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Margaret Court


Andy Murray backs calls to remove Margaret Court's name from arena

September 17, 2020 12:05 pm

Court, who holds the all-time record of 24 major singles titles, has been heavily criticised for voicing her religious-based opposition to same-sex marriage and transgender athletes.

John McEnroe hopes Serena Williams can beat 'crazy aunt' Margaret Court's record

January 27, 2020 10:21 pm

The Australian Open on Monday marked the 50th anniversary of her 1970 feat of winning all four major titles in one calendar year with compatriot Rod Laver, who completed the calendar slam twice in 1962 and 1969, handing her a trophy to some applause.

Australian Open to honour Margaret Court after same-sex marriage dispute

November 30, 2019 6:36 pm

Margaret Court 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.

Much in a name

June 21, 2017 1:25 am

The Margaret Court Arena controversy touches upon a key question plural democracies must deal with: What should be the correct response to the demand for the renaming of public places?

Australian Open: Stroll in the park - Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams win in straight sets

January 16, 2014 9:35 am

Novak, Serena win in straight sets, but heat takes toll as Dodig becomes 10th player to retire.

Australian Open: Serena Williams breezes into third round

January 15, 2014 11:28 am

Serena Williams won almost 90 percent of her first serve points.