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Professional Male Tennis Players Take Secret Survey on LGBTQ+ Attitude

About 60 players on the men’s professional tennis tour have taken part so far in an anonymous, online survey about LGBTQ issues that ATP CEO Massimo Calvelli calls part of a broader initiative to create “an environment for players and staff that is inclusive, that is diverse and that is very safe and welcoming.” The survey was created after the ATP reached out to Pride Sports, a U.K.-based group who works “to challenge homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in sport and improve access to sport for LGBT+ people.” A link to more than 30 questions was emailed to about 500 singles players and 250 doubles players in August, and the tour plans to close the survey at the end of September, ATP spokesman Mark Epps said.