You would never, ever choose this, choose to be gay.It's such a difficult thing to deal with and coming out to people and talking about it, and coming out to your family."But I don't hide who I am any more.Perth Arena, Perth The Hopman Cup is an international team indoor hardcourt tennis tournament held in early January (sometimes commencing in late December) each year, which plays mixed-gender teams on a country-by-country basis.The championship is named in honour of Australian tennis player and coach Harry Hopman.So, if you are, you have to come out to everybody you know'.
Everyone in the tennis world pretty much knows who's gay and who's not; the only reason I would like it spoken about publicly more is that I wish everybody would realise that, 'See all those people you admire?Out of 10 of them, four are gay, and I just want you to know that your child can still idolise them'."I was like, 'I have to get over this, this is not a phase, this is not something to be embarrassed about, this is who I am and I'm not going to deny who I am', and I think this is the point you get to in your life."The stuff about Hingis, that was the truth — she didn't give us any credit, knowing that we were a very good team that she struggled against all the time, and to say that she played horribly was just no respect for us, and for me, and the next day it was like, 'Holy, moly, I said three things and it was like the headline of the headlines'.When Rennae Stubbs retires from tennis, perhaps by year's end, no Australian-born woman will have won more prizemoney ($US3.584 million at last count), and not even the legendary Margaret Court will have more doubles titles (52, the best by an Australian and all but 10 women in history, including six grand slam events)."I always say to my friends, 'Wouldn't it be great if everybody who was gay said they were?If we said: February 21, or whatever, this is the coming out day.
The Australian Open Series is a selection of tennis tournaments held annually prior to the start of the Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia.
As of 2016, there are five official Australian Open Series tournaments held across Australia in preparation for the first Grand Slam of the year, as designated by Tennis Australia.