Anna Wintour slams Margaret Court, Scott Morrison – CNN

I wonder if Serena Williams has yet surpassed Margaret Courts record to become the best women’s tennis player of all time. I’d better do my research.


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Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour served up a fierce speech at an Australian Open event Thursday, when she joined calls for the Margaret Court Arena to be renamed because of the tennis legend’s views on homosexuality.

“I find that it is inconsistent with the sport for Margaret Court’s name to be on a stadium that does so much to bring all people together across their differences,” Wintour said in her keynote speech at the Australian Open’s Inspirational Series in Melbourne on Thursday, according to CNN affiliate Nine News.

The Margaret Court Arena, home of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park, was named after Court in 2003, honoring her as one of the most successful players of all time, having notched a record-breaking 24 major titles in a career that spanned the 1960s and 70s.

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Margaret Court AO MBE (née Smith; born 16 July 1942), also known as Margaret Smith Court, is a retired Australian tennis player and former world No. 1. She is currently a Christian minister in Perth, Western Australia. In tennis, she amassed more major titles than any other player in history and is considered as one of the greatest Tennis players of all time. – Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_Court

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