Bangladesh, Nov. 30 -- Tennis Australia has confirmed it plans to honor Margaret Court's 50th anniversary of her 1970 Grand Slam during January's Australian Open, but stressed her controversial anti-gay views "do not align with our values of equality, diversity and inclusion."

Court won 24 Grand Slam singles titles, including the French Open, Wimbledon, U.S. Open and Australian Open in 1970.

"This is an incredible milestone for me, and I can't quite believe how quickly the time has gone," Court was quoted as saying in a Tennis Australia statement on Saturday.

Now a Christian pastor in Western Australia state, the 77-year-old Court caused controversy in 2017 by saying the devil was to blame for young people questioning their sexuality a...