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A disappointing irony behind Court's comments

Fagan on Court's recent comments

Updated: January 22, 2012, 9:00 PM ET
By Kate Fagan

In the world of tennis, Margaret Court's voice booms like a megaphone.

A first-ballot Hall of Famer, Court won a record 24 Grand Slam singles titles and 62 majors in an era in which few women were gaining public acclaim for achievement in sports. During her career (1959-77), she played Billie Jean King in five Grand Slam finals, losing only once, and twice defeated up-and-comer Martina Navratilova. Court's home country, Australia, put her image on a stamp in 2003, the same year Melbourne ...

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