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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.

Liam Broady wears Rainbow Laces at Australian Open to support LGBTQ players

The British player makes a gesture for LGBTQ players in tennis.

Martina Navratilova reflects on her advocacy, the March on Washington, trans athletes and more

The tennis legend tells Outsports that every trans athlete deserves a path to inclusion in women’s sports.

Sam Stosur wins US Open Final, her 8th Grand Slam title

Stosur won her second Grand Slam doubles title match with partner Shuai Zhang.

There will be no out gay male tennis players at the U.S. Open, yet again

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.

Top tennis stars voice support for gay athletes, say the ATP Tour is accepting

Daniil Medvedev, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Felix Auger-Aliassime all express support for gay athletes on the Tour.

Why gay tennis player wouldn’t let an on-court slur slide

‘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.

Pro tennis player wears rainbow accessories after yelling anti-gay slur during the Olympics

Fabio Fognini wore a rainbow headband and wristbands for his first match since the incident.

There are no publicly out gay pro male tennis players and nobody really knows why

The U.S. Open hosted its very first Pride, and out tennis player Nick Lee was there to ask: where are the other gay men?

ATP is investigating rising star for yelling gay slurs during a match

Danish player Holger Rune apologized on Instagram, though he edited his original statement.

‘Team DemiNik’ puts up second WTA doubles win of 2021

Out doubles specialist Demi Schuurs and doubles partner Nicole Melichar win at the Volvo Car Open and move into third in the WTA Finals standings.

Out tennis player Demi Schuurs captures Doha title

Doubles partners Demi Schuurs and Nicole Melichar are the 2021 Qatar Open champs.

We celebrated Black lesbian gay bisexual trans sports history every day for Black History Month

Every day in February, Outsports marked Black History Month by highlighting the contributions of Black, out LGBTQ sports athletes.

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'It's time Margaret Court exercised her right to remain silent'

Ol' Maggie's 'freedom of speech' includes some of the most vile homophobic/transphobic language we've heard from a sporting legend, past or present

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2021’s LGBTQ sports winners and losers

Once a week, every week, Outsports’ managing editor selects big stories from the past 7 days of LGBTQ sports coverage.

Coach Doshia Woods and her wife share their love story; AEW signs 8-year-old son of Brodie Lee

The Huddle is your daily briefing on what’s new in LGBTQ sports news, the latest links and who’s in the social media spotlight.

Tennis couple Alison Van Uytvanck and Greet Minnen celebrate Christmas by getting engaged

After taking their relationship public in 2018, the Belgian tennis stars announce their engagement on social media.

Celebrating women in LGBTQ sports: The complicated champion Martina Navratilova

Every day in October we’re looking back at the athletes, coaches and events that made LGBTQ sports history.

WTF, Justin Turner? UGA swimmer: ‘I’m gay;’ How hot is Emma Gee?

The Huddle is your daily briefing on what’s new in LGBT sports news, the latest links and who’s in the social media spotlight.

Celebrating LGBTQ sports history: Billie Jean King and Ilana Kloss get ownership stake in Dodgers

Every day in October we’re looking back at the athletes, coaches and events that made LGBTQ sports history.

Celebrating LGBTQ sports history: Renee Richards wins right to compete in Women’s U.S. Open

Every day in October we’re looking back at the athletes, coaches and events that made LGBTQ sports history.