Tag: Australia sport

John McEnroe on how to make tennis more exciting: ditch the umpires

John McEnroe, sports initial superbrat, is promoting the extreme elimination of umpires in a quote to perk up tennis John McEnroe , the initial bad young boy of tennis, is promoting the extreme elimination of umpires in a quote to perk up the sport. McEnroe made the proposition while likewise suggesting tiebreaks at 4 video […]

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Hamou, Nastase and Court will tennis ever escape the dark ages? | Kevin Mitchell

Tennis players whether past or present need to realise that while everybody is entitled to an opinion these arguments are not about morality but tolerance It is encouraging and correct that tennis players are prepared to comment on issues from homosexuality to sexual harassment, and occasionally politics. Sport doesnt have to exist in a vacuum. […]

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Yes, Margaret Court, lesbians can rise to the top in tennis. Other sports, too | Kate O’Halloran

It goes without saying that women who play male-dominated sports at an elite level have defied a whole range of stereotypes Margaret Court is right, Margaret Court: ‘Tennis is full of lesbians’ audio This is why transgender kids are targeted for her ire, as is Casey Dellacqua, an Australian tennis player with a female partner […]

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Margaret Court says ‘tennis is full of lesbians’ as row escalates

Former tennis great says the push to have her name removed from a show court at Melbourne Park is disappointing 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. […]

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‘I haven’t really tried’: Bernard Tomic amazed he’s done well at tennis

Australian player says he was offered insane money to play for other countries and that he feels trapped by the sport Bernard Tomic remains amazed that he has done so well at tennis given that he hadnt really tried and says he was offered millions of dollars to play tennis for other countries. In a […]

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One careful owner: tennis star Nick Kyrgios uses Facebook to sell his old car

Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has taken a back-to-basics approach to monetising his social media putting his BMW up for sale to 250,000 Facebook followers. Nick Kyrgios latest effort to monetise his social media profile on-court behaviour has led to a series of difficult PR moments, posted a photo of the car on his official […]

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Hamou, Nastase and Court will tennis ever escape the dark ages? | Kevin Mitchell

Tennis players whether past or present need to realise that while everybody is entitled to an opinion these arguments are not about morality but tolerance It is encouraging and correct that tennis players are prepared to comment on issues from homosexuality to sexual harassment, and occasionally politics. Sport doesnt have to exist in a vacuum. […]

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Yes, Margaret Court, lesbians can rise to the top in tennis. Other sports, too | Kate O’Halloran

It goes without saying that women who play male-dominated sports at an elite level have defied a whole range of stereotypes Margaret Court is right, children in same-sex parented Australian families do as well emotionally, socially, educationally as their peers from heterosexual families. But this is not about facts, this is about ideology. Ironically, the […]

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Margaret Court says ‘tennis is full of lesbians’ as row escalates

Former tennis great says the push to have her name removed from a show court at Melbourne Park is disappointing 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. […]

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One careful owner: tennis star Nick Kyrgios uses Facebook to sell his old car

Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has taken a back-to-basics approach to monetising his social media putting his BMW up for sale to 250,000 Facebook followers. Nick Kyrgios latest effort to monetise his social media profile on-court behaviour has led to a series of difficult PR moments, posted a photo of the car on his official […]

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