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Tennis Legends: Martina Navratilova

Martina Navratilova is an ex-World number 1 female Tennis Player. Martina won the Czech republic nationwide tennis champion at the age of fifteen. She ended up being an expert tennis player in 1975.

In 1975's Grand Slam songs tournaments, she was one of the finalist in both the Australian Open and French Open, but she lost in both the finals to Evonne Goolagong Cawley and Chris Evert, respectively. The exact same year, she even lost in the semi finals of the United States Open the exact same year after which she made her mind to obtain the permit of United States. In 1978, Navratilova got her very first success in the Grand Slam songs at Wimbledon and at the same she obtained the world number 1 rank after defeating Chris Evert.

She was on the much heavier side and she had to have a hard time a lot to get into shape for tennis. She even discovered the technique to make use of graphite racquets, which made her one of the most dominant tennis gamer.

She once again beat Evert in the 1981 Grand Slam singles, in Australia Open. The next year she won the French and Wimbledon Open. In 1983, she won in 3 out of four Grand Slam occasions. She had actually scored the very best ever-professional winning percentage as a tennis player. She retaliated back by winning the French Open Grand Slam of the year 1984, which she had lost in 1983. This exceptional success was called the Grand Slam by the president of the International Tennis Federation, Philippe Chatrier. From 1982-1984, she lost just 6 of the singles matches.

Navratilova won women's doubles titles in all the four Grand Slams of 1984. From 1985-1987, she won 6 out of eleven females's singles last Grand Slam tournaments. Steffi Graff started to play in 1987 and from the starting she provided a hard competition to Martina Navratilova. Graff defeated her in her first Grand slam in the finals of French Open. Navratilova acquired back her title by defeating Graff in the 1987 Wimbledon Open. Navratilova's won her final Grand Slam singles in 1990. Her name was included in the International Tennis Hall of Fame in the year 2000.

The left-handed athlete was understood to be the best tennis player, be it songs, doubles or mixed doubles. She was the second best female athlete of the twentieth century according to Steve Flink. From 1965 to 2005, she was named as the best female tennis gamer by Tennis magazine. In her career, she won a total of thirty one Grand Slam females's doubles titles, which is also a world record, eighteen Grand Slam songs titles, 10 Grand Slam mixed doubles titles and nine Wimbledon ladies's singles titles. She has won one hundred and sixty 7 single tournaments and one hundred and seventy 7 doubles competitions, which is an open era record. Navratilova won seventy-four matches consecutively, which is the 3rd longest winning streak in females's tennis history. Together with Margaret Smith Court and Maureen Connolly Brinker, Navratilova holds the record for the maximum successive Grand Slam songs tournament championships.

Martina Navratilova is an ex-World number 1 female Tennis Player. Navratilova's won her last Grand Slam singles in 1990. From 1965 to 2005, she was called as the biggest female tennis gamer by Tennis publication. In her career, she won an overall of thirty one Grand Slam ladies's doubles titles, which is likewise a world record, eighteen Grand Slam songs titles, ten Grand Slam mixed doubles titles and 9 Wimbledon women's songs titles. Navratilova won seventy-four matches consecutively, which is the third longest winning streak in ladies's tennis history.



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