Navratilova


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Navratilova

Martina. born 1956, Czech-born US tennis player: Wimbledon champion 1978, 1979, 1982--87, 1990; world champion 1980 and 1984
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Navratilova is hoping that Sharapova will also come up fortunate once her case is reviewed.
Moore has since apologised but Navratilova (right) blasted his "extremely prejudiced and very old-fashioned statements" and added: "We have made it this far on our own, without help from male players, and will continue to do so in the future.
It's wonderful to be able to impart a bit of the knowledge I have gained in my many years of playing to young players like Karman," Navratilova said.
Navratilova, now 58, is an all-time great with 59 grand slam singles, doubles and mixed doubles titles.
Navratilova said in a statement that she hoped Williams would be okay but she also refused to believe that the World No.
Navratilova said: "Cancer is an opponent that we all must fight against.
Navratilova said she expects the American to equal her total of 18 Grand Slam singles titles at the Australian Open starting in Melbourne this month and go on to better Graf's record of 22.
The seven-time Wimbledon singles finalist still trails Steffi GrafbyeightSlamsandisfour behind Chris Evert and Navratilova, but after experiencing blood clots in her lungs last year, aproblemwhichalmosttookher life,timemayberunningoutin herattempttocatchthatpair .
But her goals were much loftier; a few months after completing treatment [or breast cancer, Navratilova wanted to show other cancer patients that life goes on after beating the disease.
And nine-time Wimbledon singles champion Navratilova is not surprised the 29-year-old is still the one to beat despite the fact she is playing in only the second tournament of her comeback.
Unmatched describes the fierce competitiveness between tennis stars Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova on the courts, as well as the very close friendship their rivalry produced.
TENNIS legend Martina Navratilova has warned Andy Murray to stop sulking if he wants to become the first British man to win a major since the Second World War.