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Old 12-19-2011, 08:47 PM   #61
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Why are Topspindoctor and his 6 other accounts of Failerko, tard da fail and clay fail still here? Clay fail and tard da fail are banned, so continue on with his other accounts.
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true but at the time their images were not tainted by controversial opinions that defied the common establishment.

to use a rather common but inexact analogy, i can assure you that uncle laver wouldnt have a court named after him if he had been pro-nazi, regardless of how many Grand Slams he would have won.
I'm not sure about "controversial opinion" because she'll probably get an equal number of supporters as she does detractors – that's why it hasn't been passed as law yet. It may be a "controversial" in NYC but not so much in Texas; maybe yes in America but not so much in Asia. I'm certain if Rod Laver came out and opposed Margaret Court's opinions, you'd have a lot conservatives yelling for his name to be removed from his stadium.

I believe you have to look at Court and her age, upbringing… etc. It's not uncommon to have this opinion for someone in her age bracket.
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Well perhaps it should indeed be renamed... I'd suggest "Martina Navratilova Court".
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Couldn't care less. I mean it's just the name of a fucking court.

Would be interesting if they puts guys like Lopez, Verdasco etc. to play on it though.
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Navaratilova Arena has a good ring to it, not that it'll ever happen.

It would have extra meaning because Martina was singled out by Court when Court first began making phobic comments to the press years ago. Regardless of what one thinks of her personality, Martina is a hero for being out at a time when it was much harder to be, especially when her chief opponents -- Evert Lloyd and Austin -- were seen as representatives of all-American wholesomeness. It's wild to see some of her major finals, at the USO in particular. The stadium is packed beyond anything we see these days yet she really seems alone out there.

Goolagong Arena would be great too, like Verd says.

It'll be interesting to see if there's a pro-LGBT presence at Margaret Court Arena this year -- off and on court -- and if there is, to what degree the media acknowledges it.

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I can't imagine them would name it after Martina, she's not Australian If they want to name it for an Aussie woman, they have Evonne Goolagong--Goolagong Arena sounds much cooler than Margaret Court Arena anyway.
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Navaratilova Arena has a good ring to it, not that it'll ever happen.
Uhm no. She's a foreigner, so how does she deserve an AUSTRALIAN tennis court named after her? What has she done for this country? I'd rather it be called Jullia Gillard arena than Navratilova arena.
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Uhm no. She's a foreigner, so how does she deserve an AUSTRALIAN tennis court named after her? What has she done for this country? I'd rather it be called Jullia Gillard arena than Navratilova arena.
Uh, I realize this. I said, 'Not that it'll ever happen.' I know you're angry in this thread, but do I have to spell it out?

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Uh, I realize this. I said, 'Not that it'll ever happen.' I know you're angry in this thread, but do I have to spell it out?


May it happen again, again, again, again, and oh, again. Preferably at the Goolagong Court coming January.
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It's unlikely the name will be changed unless she keeps on with the commentary. But I'm hoping there will be some responses to what she's said at this year's tournament.
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Is that all? Double account accusation? I'd expect something more from the local tennis "expert", but I guess your comebacks are as limited as your tennis knowledge
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