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 85th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert (26 64 75)
  • 1979-07-06 86th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert (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 89th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert (61 36 62)
  • 1982-12-13 71st Women's Australian Open: Chris Evert-Lloyd beats Martina Navratilova (6-3, 2-6, 6-3)
  • 1983-07-02 90th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats A Jaeger (60 63)
  • 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 91st Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert (76 62)
  • 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)
  • 1985-07-07 92nd Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert (46 63 62)
  • 1985-09-07 105th Women's U.S. Open: Hana Mandlikova 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 93rd Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Hannah Mandlikova (76 63)
  • 1986-09-07 106th Women's U.S. Open: Martina Navratilova beats Helena Sukova (6-3, 6-2)
  • 1987-01-25 75th Women's Australian Open: Hana Mandlikova 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 94th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Steffi Graf (7-5 6-3)
  • 1987-09-12 107th Women's U.S. Open: Martina Navratilova beats Steffi Graf (7-6, 6-1)
  • 1989-07-09 96th Wimbledon Women's Tennis Open: Steffi Graf beats 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 & Martina Navratilova, named athletes of decade by AP
  • 1990-07-07 97th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Z Garrison (64 61)
  • 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 101st Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Conchita Martínez beats Martina Navratilova (64 36 63)
  • 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

Famous Tennis Players