Bananaman, Nadal's kiss and a 'crazy aunt' - 5 Australian Open moments

2020-02-03 10:42

From bushfire smoke to a memorable kiss and a controversial banana, the Australian Open was never short of incident.

McEnroe, Navratilova 'breached protocols' with Margaret Court protest

2020-01-28 13:28

Tennis greats Martina Navratilova and John McEnroe were rapped for breaking "protocols" at the Australian Open.

Tennis great Court 'persecuted' for her beliefs

2020-01-20 10:39

Australian tennis great Margaret Court said she is being "persecuted" for her beliefs.

Tennis legend Court hits out at transgender athletes

2019-12-30 10:11

Australian tennis great Margaret Court has again condemned transgender athletes, while claiming the devil controlled the media and government.

'Treat me like Laver', Court urges Tennis Australia

2019-11-07 07:22

Polarising tennis great Margaret Court Thursday called on Tennis Australia to treat her like Rod Laver.

Steffi backs Serena to match Court's 24 Slams

2019-01-17 07:51

Tennis great Steffi Graf has backed Serena Williams to match and even beat Margaret Court's record 24 Grand Slam titles.

King backs calls to rename Margaret Court Arena

2018-01-12 12:15

Billie Jean King thinks Margaret Court Arena should be renamed, saying she wouldn't play on the stadium if she was still competing at the Australian Open.

Williams can 'absolutely' break Court's Grand Slam record - Graf

2017-11-05 08:27

Tennis legend Steffi Graf believes that Serena Williams can "absolutely" break Margaret Court's Grand Slam singles title record if she returns to tennis.

Court dragging tennis to "dark ages"

2017-06-04 16:06

John McEnroe claimed Margaret Court was taking tennis back to "the dark ages" with her controversial and sustained outbursts over homosexuality.

Court-ing controversy: 6 Margaret Court quotes

2017-06-01 11:25

Australian tennis great Margaret Court has caused controversy with her comments about lesbians in tennis and transgender children.


McEnroe, Navratilova sorry for rules breach after Margaret Court protest

2020-01-29 09:34

Tennis legends John McEnroe and Martina Navratilova apologised for breaking Australian Open protocols.

Navratilova, McEnroe blast 'homophobic' Court ahead of Grand Slam honour

2020-01-27 09:40

John McEnroe blasted fellow great Margaret Court's "offensive and homophobic" views as the Australian Open prepared to mark 50 years since her calendar-year Grand Slam.

Controversial Court's anniversary is conundrum at Australian Open

2020-01-17 07:55

Margaret Court is posing a dilemma for Australian Open organisers with her conservative views angering the tennis world.

Tennis Australia agrees to honour Margaret Court, but slams her views

2019-11-30 15:07

Margaret Court's calendar-year Grand Slam jubilee will be commemorated at next year's Australian Open, Tennis Australia announced.

Tennis great Court leaps to Folau's defence

2019-04-18 07:26

Tennis great Margaret Court has leapt to the defence of Israel Folau, saying the Wallaby superstar was being "persecuted" for quoting the Bible in an anti-gay post on social media.

Court says nerves could jinx Serena's record Slam bid

2019-01-13 09:52

Margaret Court has predicted nerves could undermine Serena Williams' bid to match her record 24 singles majors at the Australian Open.

Court to skip Australian Open after gay uproar

2018-01-05 17:09

Margaret Court, whose views on homosexuality sparked calls for a boycott of the Australian Open stadium named after her, will not attend this year's tournament.

Margaret Court Arena 'renamed' - on Google Maps!

2017-06-08 08:05

Melbourne's Arena has been renamed on Google Maps in the wake of the tennis star's controversial comments about gay people.

Court blames gay conspiracy for stadium row

2017-06-02 10:50

Tennis great Margaret Court claims a gay conspiracy from America was behind calls to strip her name from one of the Australian Open stadiums.

Navratilova blasts 'sick, dangerous' Court comments

2017-06-01 11:23

Tennis great Martina Navratilova slammed "sick and dangerous" comments by Australia's Margaret Court that the sport was "full of lesbians".

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