The British number one said: "I don't agree with what Margaret Court
The Russian, a former champion in Melbourne, entered Margaret Court
Arena carrying the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup at the same venue she failed a doping test for meldonium two years ago.
won 24 Grand Slam titles in her time during the 1960s and early 70s, one more than Serena Williams.
Serena, 35 ans, detient desormais seule le record des titres majeurs dans l'ere professionnelle devant l'Allemande Steffi Graf (22) et se rapproche du record absolu de l'Australienne Margaret Court
Williams needs 25 major triumphs to stand alone as the most decorated women's singles player of all time, with Margaret Court
having won 24.
Serena will now try to break the record of 24 major singles titles set by Margaret Court
Williams became the fifth woman to reach 70 career singles titles, after Martina Navratilova, Chris Evert, Steffi Graf and Margaret Court
Murray was far from his fluent best on Margaret Court
Arena but the world number two was clinical in the crucial moments as he sealed a 6-2 3-6 6-2 6-2 victory.
BORN GINGER Rogers, US dancer, 1911, above MARGARET Court
, tennis champion, 1942 WILL Ferrell, US actor and comedian, 1967 DIED JOHN F Kennedy Jnr, publisher, 1999, above ANNE OF CLEVES, Queen of England, 1557 HARRY Chapin, US singer-songwriter, 1981
Williams (right) is now third on the list of Grand Slam winners behind Margaret Court
(24) and Steffi Graff (22).
Even if she gets to 22, passing Margaret Court
(24) is still a long way away.
Murray had played his first two matches on Margaret Court
Arena and won both in straight sets to set up a third-round clash with Portugal's Joao Sousa in Melbourne.
Premier Daniel Andrews today unveiled the Margaret Court
Arena s roof and newly laid playing surface alongside Tennis Australia CEO Craig Tiley, declaring the new-look, 7300-seat structure one of the best tennis stadiums in the world.
Organisers also launched the newly renovated Margaret Court
Arena, the third covered court for the Australian Open after the popular Rod Laver Arena and the Hisense Arena.
Cup (Women Age 45) and Dubler Cup (Men Age 45) Competition: April 21-26