Navratilova awaiting response from Australian Open organizers

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Martina Navratilova is awaiting a response from Australian Open organizers after leading calls for the Margaret Court arena to be renamed after the former champion said tennis was "full of lesbians".

The American wrote an open letter to Australian Open organizers in which she said the 24-times grand slam singles winner was "trying to keep LGBT people from getting equal rights" and was "demonising trans kids and trans adults everywhere".

"It's difficult to talk to somebody like that who has obviously very deluded views of reality and doesn't have any idea of how these comments may affect kids growing up which is why I wrote the letter that I wrote."

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