Liam Broady wore rainbow laces during his first round match at the Australian Open to show his support for the LGBT community.
The rainbow laces campaign is an effort to eliminate homophobia in British sport. The campaign hopes to raise awareness and support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender players and fans.
Speaking of his rainbow laces, Liam Broady said that he wanted to send a message of support to the LGBT community. He said that the culture we live in makes it difficult for sportsmen and women to come out as gay.