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Martina Navratilova To Play In Charity Tennis Tournament
Look To The Stars - The Alta Bates Summit Foundation is proud to announce the 19th Annual Celebrity Tennis Classic and “Casino Royale” Gala on Saturday, October 2, 2010, at the Berkeley Tennis Club and the Claremont Resort respectively.

The all-day tournament will feature the most decorated player in the history of tennis, International Tennis Hall of Famer Martina Navratilova. Navratilova will share the day with Bay Area tennis pros and celebrities from radio, television and sports.

This remarkable presentation of extraordinary tennis talent represents a new high in the growth and prosperity of what is considered to be one of the most successful and longest-running celebrity
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Celebrities : Martina Navratilova
Categories : Celebrity Causes, Athlete News
Posted 7/16/2010 01:07:06 AM | Permalink
Chris and Martina win again
Charleston Post Courier - Charleston, SC, USA - As with their vintage rallies of yesteryear, Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert provided captivating exchanges Saturday. There was little need for professional questioners at their rare press conference.

The "greatest career win" subject, for instance.

"Do you have one?" Navratilova said, turning to Evert. "They always ask me that."

Evert: "I always go back to the '85 French Open, when I beat you. Sorry. Well, that's a compliment to you."

Navratilova: "Yes, it is. I take it as such."

Evert: "That's what I always go back to because I was, I think, I was nearing or I was 30 years old and Martina was No.
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Celebrities : Chris Evert, Martina Navratilova
Categories : Sports, Celebrity News, Athlete News
Posted 4/20/2008 12:04:33 AM | Permalink
Big tennis for little children
Orlando Sentinel - Orlando, FL, USA - Retired tennis champions Martina Navratilova and Mary Joe Fernandez are making a rare competitive appearance on the courts of Disney's Hollywood Studios today.

But do not expect the old pros to blast any 120-mph serves or hammer lightning-speed volleys -- considering that their tennis rackets will be almost five feet long and the net will tower five feet high, that would be pretty difficult.

Navratilova and Fernandez are introducing a new youth play format by the United States Tennis Association, QuickStart Tennis, which they believe could revolutionize the game.

Manipulated court dimensions and lower bouncing balls are just a few of the tools
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Celebrities : Mary Joe Fernandez, Martina Navratilova
Categories : Celebrity Causes, Athlete News
Posted 2/29/2008 12:02:27 AM | Permalink
Venus Williams triumphs at Wimbledon for fourth time
Ha'aretz - Tel Aviv, Israel - Venus Williams won tennis' most prestigious tournament for the fourth time yesterday, beating surprising finalist Marion Bartoli 6-4, 6-1.

It was Williams' sixth Grand Slam title, and her first since winning Wimbledon in 2005. She was also the champion at the All England Club in 2000 and 2001.

At No. 31, Williams became the lowest-ranked women's winner in Wimbledon history. Plagued in recent years by injuries that sent her ranking sliding, she rediscovered her championship form this week on the surface that always seems to inspire her best efforts.

"It has been a long road back," Williams said during the trophy ceremony. "I
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Celebrities : Venus Williams, Marion Bartoli, Steffi Graf, Billie Jean King, Martina Navratilova
Categories : Athletes
Posted 7/8/2007 02:07:04 AM | Permalink
The OutField: 3000 years of gay sports stars
pride - Farmington, MI, USA - Martina Navratilova. Esera Tuaolo. Dave Kopay. Billy Bean. Billie Jean King. The list is short, but the names are familiar - modern-day, openly gay athletes.

Yet gay sports did not suddenly appear, full blown, in the waning days of the 20th century. Less known - but equally important - are athletes like these: Ana Maria Sagi, Wilhelm Von Homburg, Erik Schinegger, and Joan of Arc.

"Joan of Arc?!"

Their stories, and those of a dozen other sportsmen and women (read down to find out how Joan of Arc made the cut) are rivetingly told in "The Lavender Locker Room." The recent book by
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Celebrities : Ana Maria Sagi, Wilhelm Von Homburg, Erik Schinegger, Joan of Arc, Billy Bean, Dave Kopay, Martina Navratilova, Billie Jean King, Esera Tuaolo
Categories : Athlete News
Posted 6/25/2007 12:06:18 AM | Permalink
 Martina Navratilova in the News
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Martina Navratilova hails Agnieszka Radwanska  Tennis World USA

Martina Navratilova recently spoke about Polish Agnieszka Radwanska, saying that she is “the most creative player of her generation” and believes she ...

I was helped by Martina Navratilova, reveals Novak Djokovic  Tennis World USA

In press conference at the ATP Finals in London, Novak Djokovic revealed he was helped by the 18-time Grand Slam winner Martina Navratilova during his time ...

Biggest Crush Award: Radwanska Breaks Tennis' Heart in 2018  Tennis Now

Welcome to the inaugural Tennis Now 25, where we celebrate the best popcorn moments of the 2018 tennis season, and award 25 “Popcorn Awards” to honor ...

Tennis world salutes George H.W. Bush after his passing  Baseline

Likely the president in United States history with the greatest affinity for tennis, George H.W. Bush passed away on Friday after a prolonged struggle with a form ...

50 Years, 50 Heroes: Helena Sukova, 1987  Tennis Magazine

WATCH—Hereos - Helena Sukova: This video file cannot be played.(Error Code: 102630). For our sixth annual Heroes Issue, we've selected passages from the ...

Wimbledon 2018 -- Martina Navratilova on 40th anniversary of first title  ESPN

"Actually, it isn't so sentimental for me," says Martina Navratilova of the 40th anniversary of her first Wimbledon singles title in 1978. But the story behind that ...

Navratilova: Radwanska was the most creative player of her generation  WTA Tennis

In her column, Martina Navratilova pays tribute to the Wimbledon finalist, who was such a favorite of fans. -A +A. Martina Navratilova. November ...

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