Margaret Court will skip Oz Open this year

Aussie tennis legend Margaret Court hasn’t been the most popular person in tennis, because of her regressive views on homosexuality.

There were a few murmurs last year of players boycotting matches in the Australian Open arena named after her, but that never went too far.


The Australian referendum in December supporting same-sex marriage only inflamed the situation.

Reluctant to take a firm stand, the tournament invited her to the tournament this year, as it does all former champions. But she’s taking a pass.

“I decided not to come across this year and do more crabbing,” she said.

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