Russian 13th seed defeats Belgian in clash said to be first-ever singles meeting between two publicly out gay players at a Grand Slam tournament.
The only two out gay players in the Grand Slam singles will meet in the third round after victories on Open Pride day at Flushing Meadows.
For over 30 years, the Gay and Lesbian Tennis Alliance has brought LGBTQ players together while also raising millions for charity - a new short documentary tells the GLTA story.
Kasatkina, who as a Russian is competing as a ‘neutral athlete’ at Flushing Meadows, made the suggestion with a hint of humor in a new interview.
The Belgian tennis player gave her followers a glimpse into the ugly side of online sports fandom.
If strict adherence to gender roles is so important to Sorana Cirstea, I wholeheartedly support her doing just that.
"I’m just trying to make it not as tough for the next generation," says a basketball superstar on this list, along with executives with a Major League Baseball team and CBS, an NFL player and soccer legends.
"If we don’t fight for our community and ourselves, who will?" says a U.S. women’s soccer star on this list, along with an NBA executive, an Olympian and two WNBA head coaches.
"Sports has notoriously and publicly suffered from a lack of LGBTQ+ representation," says an NBA exec on this list, along with people from MLB, ESPN and the NFL.
Kloss and King earned the Outsports Power 100 top ranking for 2023 through their love, advocacy and business relationships.
Roland-Garros will light up courts and fans with rainbow Pride lighting and temporary tattoos.
The tournament unveiled a scintillating graphic design celebrating the 50th anniversary of King’s role in the fight for women’s rights on the tennis court.
The Grand Slam champion closed out her professional career at the Australian Open to a standing ovation.
Separated from her homeland and family, Kasatkina finds strength in her teammates’ support and her ability to live openly and honestly.
‘This double whammy is serious but still fixable,’ the 66-year-old tennis and LGBTQ icon says.
Fabien Reboul and Maxence Broville lit up the internet with their kissing photos. Are they actually gay and in love?
The women’s tennis circuit officially adds another power couple in the off-court duo from Argentina.
Nick Lee will distribute the book, which always addresses sport psychology, at the Matt Stevenson Junior Tennis Tournament — the only junior tennis tournament in the country that highlights youth mental health.
Russian tennis star gets first tour win of the year and shares the moment with her girlfriend, Natalia Zabiiako.
Kasatkina continues to talk openly about her identity in an authoritarian country that’s hostile towards LGBTQ people.
The seven out women players at the French Open appears to a record.
Ian Pearson-Brown credits tennis with saving his life. That’s why he’s started a group to promote LGBTQ inclusion in the sport.
As the Australian Open celebrates the LGBTQ community, questions still haunt Margaret Court Arena.
The British player makes a gesture for LGBTQ players in tennis.
The tennis legend tells Outsports that every trans athlete deserves a path to inclusion in women’s sports.
Stosur won her second Grand Slam doubles title match with partner Shuai Zhang.
Gay college tennis players offer theories as to why no elite pro players are out, with the solo nature of the sport being a key.
Daniil Medvedev, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Felix Auger-Aliassime all express support for gay athletes on the Tour.
‘I won’t stay silent like I would have when I wasn’t out and didn’t accept myself for being gay,’ Nick Lee writes about an incident at his adult tennis league.