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Tennis star Taylor Fritz says he accidentally ‘liked’ homophobic post by Sean Strickland

Fritz has made supportive comments about gay tennis players, so his liking a homophobic tweet seems like a mistake.

Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert oppose WTA event in Saudi Arabia, citing LGBTQ and women’s rights

Jon Wertheim obtained the letter written by the former on-court rivals.

Daria Kasatkina wins first round Australian Open match, faces Sloane Stephens in Round 2

Kasatkina beat American Peyton Stearns to advance to the round of 64 in Melbourne.

Iconic athlete fashion moments that defined 2023

Sue Bird, Frances Tiafoe, Natasha Cloud, and of course Gradey Dick, lit up the sports fashion world in 2023.

Daria Kasatkina is Outsports 2023 Female Hero of the Year

Overtly critical of Putin’s war and refreshingly candid, Kasatkina has grown in confidence in her first full year as an out LGBTQ player in women’s tennis.

Girlfriends Nadia Podoroska and Guillermina Naya now doubles partners and against WTA Saudi plan

Podoroska, a top-100-ranked singles player, teamed up with Naya on court for the first time this week. She would not support the WTA Finals moving to Saudi Arabia.

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Trans college tennis player Brooklyn Ross eyes the season ahead, with rare objections behind her

After years of competing without incident, concerns prior to a tournament in August put her in the continuing debate.

Daria Kasatkina beats Greet Minnen in ‘LGBTQ landmark’ at U.S. Open

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.

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Sept. 1, 1977: Moment in time from Renée Richards

Trans tennis player Renee Richards won the legal right to compete in the U.S. Women's Open in 1877.

Minnen and Kasatkina set up clash as U.S. Open celebrates LGBTQ Pride

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.

GLTA gets the Tennis Channel treatment on U.S. Open Pride day

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.

Out gay star Daria Kasatkina keen to play under rainbow flag at US Open

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.

Out tennis player Greet Minnen is sick of the homophobic threats she faces

The Belgian tennis player gave her followers a glimpse into the ugly side of online sports fandom.

Sorana Cirstea shares sexist, anti-LGBTQ tropes ahead of Wimbledon

If strict adherence to gender roles is so important to Sorana Cirstea, I wholeheartedly support her doing just that.

Top 10: Outsports Power 100, the most influential LGBTQ people in sports

"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.

Honorees 11-20: Outsports Power 100, the most influential LGBTQ people in sports

"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.

Honorees 21-30: Outsports Power 100, the most influential LGBTQ people in sports

"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.

Billie Jean King and Ilana Kloss are the most powerful out LGBTQ people in sports

Kloss and King earned the Outsports Power 100 top ranking for 2023 through their love, advocacy and business relationships.

French Open celebrates Pride Day and 10 years of marriage equality

Roland-Garros will light up courts and fans with rainbow Pride lighting and temporary tattoos.

US Open commemorates Billie Jean King’s fight for equal pay with 2023 theme art

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.

Sam Stosur celebrated with 2 minutes of applause by home crowd in final professional tennis match

The Grand Slam champion closed out her professional career at the Australian Open to a standing ovation.

After coming out, exiled Russian tennis star Daria Kasatkina finds a chosen family in her teammates

Separated from her homeland and family, Kasatkina finds strength in her teammates’ support and her ability to live openly and honestly.

Tennis star Carlos Alcaraz is the new face of Calvin Klein Underwear

The No. 1-rated player in the world is taking it all off for the iconic fashion brand.

Martina Navratilova diagnosed with breast and throat cancer

‘This double whammy is serious but still fixable,’ the 66-year-old tennis and LGBTQ icon says.

2 male pro tennis players posted a loving image of them kissing. What does it mean?

Fabien Reboul and Maxence Broville lit up the internet with their kissing photos. Are they actually gay and in love?

Nadia Podoroska comes out, dating fellow WTA player Guillermina Naya

The women’s tennis circuit officially adds another power couple in the off-court duo from Argentina.

This gay tennis player helped create a workbook that addresses mental health for junior athletes

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.

Daria Kasatkina wins first tournament since coming out as gay

Russian tennis star gets first tour win of the year and shares the moment with her girlfriend, Natalia Zabiiako.

Tennis star Daria Kasatkina speaks out about being gay in Russia

Kasatkina continues to talk openly about her identity in an authoritarian country that’s hostile towards LGBTQ people.

There are 7 out LGBTQ women players at the French Open, and 0 men

The seven out women players at the French Open appears to a record.

This gay coach wants to make tennis as welcoming as possible for LGBTQ kids

Ian Pearson-Brown credits tennis with saving his life. That’s why he’s started a group to promote LGBTQ inclusion in the sport.

Australian Open celebrates inaugural Pride Day with top players welcoming the LGBTQ community

As the Australian Open celebrates the LGBTQ community, questions still haunt Margaret Court Arena.


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