Alba Barragan Semi-Pro Sep 10, It's just going to take the right person at the right time. S Open champ fromand half of the top Paire turned pro in I think you have problems when they don't respect each other. About Attitude Advertise Get in touch Subscribe.
I hope to do everything I can to be both an ambassador for tennis and LGBT persons everywhere and encourage others to join us in our mission" Reporter:
Gay tennis trailblazer Brian Vahaly: 'I heard homophobia all the time - it was part of the culture'
Why does it matter Reminds me of how some Americans voted for Hillary cause they thought they needed a woman president. This was something he never enjoyed during a career that saw him climb as high as No 63 in the world 15 years ago and record wins over Juan Carlos Ferrero, Michael Chang and Fernando Gonzalez. Tennis also benefits from the absence of partisan crowds, which could reduce the fear players have in coming out. Being gay is not a weakness, of course, but I think it's just the way sport works. Quite the opposite - the indications are that many companies would celebrate the courage of someone coming out and rush to support them.
At next week's Australian Open, the first grand slam of the year, there will be 10 countries and five continents represented in the world top 10 alone. Especially Federer, Nadal, Djokovic, and Murray. S Open champ fromand half of the top Analysis and opinion from the BBC's tennis correspondent. Mack-2 Professional Sep 10, All rights reserved Terms and Conditions. Justin Gimelstob, the former world No.