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Navratilova, Martina

Born: 1956 AD
Currently alive, at 65 years of age.
Nationality: Czech
Categories: Tennis Player

1956 – She was born on the 18th day of October this year in Prague, Czechoslovakia.


1972 – She won the Czech Republic national tennis championship.


1974 – She won her first professional singles title in Orlando, Florida.


1975 – She was a finalist at two Grand Slam singles tournaments.


1978 – She won her first Grand Slam singles title at Wimbledon.


1979 – She beat Evert in the final again to successfully defend her Wimbledon title.


1981 – She won her third Grand Slam singles title by defeating Evert in the final of the Australian Open.


1984 – She won the French Open; enabling her to hold all four Grand Slam singles titles simultaneously.


1985 – She reached the women’s singles final at all 11 Grand Slam tournaments held during those years, winning six of them up to 1987.


1990 – Her final Grand Slam singles triumph.


1991 – She lost in the U.S. Open final to the new World No. 1 Monica Seles, after defeating Graf in a semifinal.


1994 – She reached the Wimbledon final, where she lost in three sets to Conchita Martinez.


2000 – She was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.


2002 – She beat world number 22 Tatiana Panova and lost in the next round to Daniela Hantuchova in three sets.


2003 – She won the mixed doubles titles at both the Australian Open and Wimbledon, partnering Leander Paes.


2004 – She decisively won a singles match in straight sets at the first round of Wimbledon.


2006 – She capped off her career by winning the mixed doubles title at the 2006 U.S. Open with Bob Bryan, her 41st Grand Slam doubles title (31 in women’s doubles and 10 in mixed doubles) and 177th overall.