Leg­end not ready for Open re­turn

Sunday Tasmanian - - News - PE­TER ROLFE

TEN­NIS leg­end Mar­garet Court will turn her back on the Aus­tralian Open for the sec­ond year in a row but doesn’t want her moniker re­moved from the sta­dium named in her hon­our.

The most suc­cess­ful fe­male player in Grand Slam his­tory yes­ter­day said she would re­main in Perth rather than ac­cept an in­vi­ta­tion to at­tend this year’s Mel­bourne tour­na­ment.

“No, not com­ing this year,” she said yes­ter­day.

It comes a year af­ter she

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