Martina Navratilova

Navratilova is perhaps the greatest female tennis players of all time. She is the former world no. 1 tennis player in the women’s Singles WTA ranking. She won 18 Grand Slam titles in her career which is second highest Grand Slam success in tennis history. In Doubles, she is also a legendary figure as she won 31 Women’s Doubles and 10 Mixed Doubles in her golden career. She started playing in the professional tennis in 1973 when she was just 16. She could hold domination over the women’s tennis in her golden time.

Navratilova is the best player in the Wimbledon history. She holds the record of highest Wimbledon winner with her 9 Wimbledon titles and 6 of which are consecutive, another world record for Wimbledon. She won her final Grand Slam in 1990 after winning in Wimbledon. She declared retirement from Singles tennis tournaments in 1994. She is the oldest winner of Grand Slam tournaments and the only third player in tennis to have a “boxed set” of Grand Slam titles including all of the four Grand Slam tournaments in all of the three sections including Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles. She won 167 Singles and 173 Doubles tournaments in her career and both of are world record for men and women. She also became world number one in Doubles. She ended her colorful career with her last Mixed Double title in the US Open of this year.

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19 thoughts on “Martina Navratilova”

  1. kamrul hasan

    I am not used to enjoying tennis so much but I enjoyed to go through the article about this legendary tennis player. Excellent sharing. thank you.

  2. Rashed Talukder

    top legend. I never watches her played. but I strange to know about her slam success. she is from United states and also live in there. she plays by left handed. I am reading her career by wikipedia. I am strange as read as more. what a build her career. to playing tenis need to more strength. for that need hard practice, to build physical fitness.

  3. Mizanur Rahman

    Basically i don’t watch tennis. Just know the name of some famous player like Maria Sharapove, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Sania mirza, Serena Williams except Martina Navratilova. i am think i was living a fools paradise. i become astonish to know about her colorful career. how could it be possible for a player to hold her golden time such a long time. she is really legend. hats off to her. thank you for sharing a success story of such a great sportsman.

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