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'That was very, very wrong' -- Court criticizes McEnroe and Navratilova protest

(CNN)Controversial tennis champion Margaret Court has criticized John McEnroe and Martina Navratilova after the pair protested against the name of the Margaret Court Arena during the Australian Open. The multiple grand slam-winning duo made clear their opposition to Court's views on homosexuality and campaigned to have the Melbourne Park court renamed, unfurling a banner reading "Evonne Goolagong Arena" in reference to Australia's seven-time grand slam champion. The tennis greats later apologized for breaking the tournament's protocol. Speaking to Australia's Nine News, 24-time grand slam winner Court said: "I'd never go to another nation, whatever I thought of a person, I would never say, 'Hey, you should take their name off a building, o ...
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