Andy Murray ramps up pressure with call for swift resolution to Margaret Court furore

  • World No1 stops short of endorsing putative player boycott at Australian Open
  • But Scot wants any name change to arena to be agreed on before tournament

The men’s world No1, Andy Murray, fears tennis players trying to boycott Margaret Court Arena at the Australian Open would cause scheduling chaos and wants the issue brought to a head sooner rather than later.

Former player Margaret Court’s public opposition to same-sex marriage has sparked furious debate around whether the show court named in her honour at Melbourne Park should be changed.

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