Martina Navratilova wants Margaret Court Arena renamed

Sunday, May 28, 2017

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Martina Navratilova recently called for a name-change of the Margaret Court Arena at Melbourne Park after the Australian great's boycott of airliner Qantas over its same-sex marriage stance.

Court, now a church pastor, complained on Thursday that the carrier's support of marriage equality "leaves me no option but to use other airlines where possible for my extensive traveling."

Margaret Margaret  

The 24-time Grand Slam champion's comments sparked criticism, including from fellow legend Navratilova.

"Maybe it's time to change the name of the Margaret Court Arena then... and I guess Margaret will be taking the boat on her next trip?:)", she tweeted. She added in another tweet: "thank you Qantas for your support. And Margaret - you have gone too far. Shame on you... #wrongsideofhistory."

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