Martina Navratilova

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova Full Name: Martina Navratilova
Nationality:

Czech

Profession: Tennis Player
Why Famous: In her career Navratilova won 18 Grand Slam singles titles, 31 major women's doubles titles, and 10 major mixed doubles titles.

Born: October 18, 1956 (61 years old)
Star Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic

Historical Events in the Life of Martina Navratilova

  • 1975-01-01 63rd Women's Australian Open: Evonne Goolagong Cawley beats Martina Navratilova (6-3, 6-2)
  • 1975-06-15 74th Women's French Open: Chris Evert beats Martina Navratilova (2-6, 6-2, 6-1)
  • 1975-09-06 Czech tennis star Martina Navratilova asks for US political asylum in New York City during the US Open
  • 1978-07-07 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova wins her first Grand Slam singles title beating Chris Evert 2-6, 6-4, 7-5
  • 1979-07-06 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova successfully defends her title beating Chris Evert Lloyd 6-4, 6-4
  • 1981-09-12 101st Women's U.S. Open: Tracy Austin beats Martina Navratilova (1-6, 7-6, 7-6)
  • 1982-01-03 70th Women's Australian Open: Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert-Lloyd (6-7, 6-4, 7-5)
  • 1982-06-06 81st Women's French Open: Martina Navratilova beats Andrea Jaeger (7-6, 6-1)
  • 1982-07-03 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert 6-1, 3-6, 6-2 for the first of 6-straight Wimbledon singles titles
  • 1982-12-13 71st Women's Australian Open: Chris Evert-Lloyd beats Martina Navratilova (6-3, 2-6, 6-3)
  • 1983-07-02 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Andrea Jaeger 6-0, 6-3 for the 4th of 9 Wimbledon singles titles
  • 1983-09-09 Vitas Gerulaitis bets his house that Martina Navratilova can't beat 100th ranked male tennis player
  • 1983-09-10 103rd Women's U.S. Open: Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert-Lloyd (6-1, 6-3)
  • 1983-12-11 72nd Women's Australian Open: Martina Navratilova beats Kathy Jordan (6-2, 7-6)
  • 1984-01-15 Hana Mandlíková ends Martina Navratilova's 54-match winning streak
  • 1984-06-10 83rd Women's French Open: Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert (6-3, 6-1)
  • 1984-07-07 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert 7-6, 6-2 for her 26th Grand Slam title
  • 1984-09-08 104th Women's U.S. Open: Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert-Lloyd (4-6, 6-4, 6-4)
  • 1985-01-14 Martina Navratilova is 3rd to win 100 tennis tournaments (Connors & Evert)
  • 1985-06-09 84th Women's French Open: Chris Evert beats Martina Navratilova (6-3, 6-7, 7-5)
  • 1985-07-06 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 for her 6th Wimbledon singles title
  • 1985-09-07 Women's U.S. Open: Hana Mandlíková beats Martina Navratilova 7-6, 1-6, 7-6
  • 1985-12-08 74th Women's Australian Open: Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert-Lloyd 6-2, 4-6, 6-2)
  • 1986-03-08 Martina Navratilova is 1st tennis player to earn $10 million
  • 1986-06-08 85th Women's French Open: Chris Evert beats Martina Navratilova (2-6, 6-3, 6-3)
  • 1986-07-05 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Hana Mandlíková 7-6, 6-3 for her 7th Wimbledon singles title
  • 1986-09-07 106th Women's U.S. Open: Martina Navratilova beats Helena Sukova (6-3, 6-2)
  • 1987-01-25 Women's Australian Open: Hana Mandlíková beats Martina Navratilova 7-5, 7-6
  • 1987-06-07 86th Women's French Open: Steffi Graf beats Martina Navratilova (6-4, 4-6, 8-6)
  • 1987-07-04 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova earns 8th Wimbledon singles title with a 7-5, 6-3 win over Steffi Graf
  • 1987-09-12 107th Women's U.S. Open: Martina Navratilova beats Steffi Graf (7-6, 6-1)
  • 1988-07-02 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Germany's Steffi Graf beats Martina Navratilova 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 for the third leg of her Golden Slam
  • 1989-07-08 Wimbledon Women's Tennis Open: Steffi Graf successfully defends her title beating Martina Navratilova 6-2, 6-7, 6-1
  • 1989-09-09 109th Women's U.S. Open: Steffi Graf beats Martina Navratilova (3-6, 7-5, 6-1)
  • 1989-12-29 Wayne Gretzky and Martina Navratilova, named athletes of decade by AP
  • 1990-07-07 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova wins her record 9th Wimbledon singles title beating American Zina Garrison 6-4, 6-1
  • 1991-06-25 Martina Navratilova wins record 100th singles match at Wimbledon
  • 1991-09-07 111th Women's U.S. Open: Monica Seles beats Martina Navratilova (7-6, 6-1)
  • 1991-11-10 Martina Navratilova ties Chris Evert with 157 pro tennis tournament wins
  • 1992-03-13 Martina Navratilova & Judy Nelson settle their galamony suit
  • 1992-09-26 Jimmy Connors beats Martina Navratilova, 7-5, 6-3
  • 1994-07-02 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Conchita Martínez of Spain upsets Martina Navratilova 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 for her only Grand Slam title
  • 2003-07-06 Martina Navratilova claims her 20th all-time Wimbledon title as she and Leander Paes beat Andy Ram & Anastassia Rodionova 6-3, 6-3 in the mixed doubles final
  • 2008-10-12 Anna Kournikova and Andy Roddick defeat Martina Navratilova and Jesse Levine in a match for charity, raising over $400,000 for the Elton John AIDS Foundation and Atlanta AIDS Partnership Fund

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