Martina Navratilova: Margaret Court is a racist and a homophobe!

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Things are getting uglier between two legends of the game with Australian Margaret Court and American Martina Navratilova taking shots at each other.

In a recent interview, Navratilova called Court as a racist and a homophobe. In an open letter, Navratilova also urged Tennis Australia to take action by renaming the Margaret Court Arena, one of the arenas used for the Australian Open.

Court, a 24 time Grand Slam champion, caused another stir across the world by claiming that “tennis is full of lesbians.”

“It is now clear exactly who Court is: an amazing tennis player, and a racist and a homophobe,” wrote Navratilova. "Her vitriol is not just an opinion. She is actively trying to keep LGBT people from getting equal right. She is demonizing trans kids and trans adults everywhere."

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