Martina Navratilova is a former Czech–American professional tennis player who is considered one of the greatest female tennis players of all time.
She holds the record for the highest number of major singles titles ever won by a female player, 31 major doubles titles in women’s tennis, and 10 major mixed doubles titles in mixed doubles.
The Czech Republic’s Prague was the place of Martina Navratilova’s birth on October 18, 1956. She is 66 years old. She was born to Mirek Subert, who is her father, and her mother Jana Navratilova who is a gymnast, tennis player, and ski instructor.
Sadly, her parents divorced when she was three years old, and later her mother got married to Miroslav Navratil who was a coach by his profession and he also trained Martina as her first coach. Furthermore, she has a sister named Jana who is younger than her, and also a half-brother.
Navratilova, who was born in Czechoslovakia, lost her citizenship when, at the age of 18, she applied for political asylum in the US and was given temporary residency. In 1981, she attained US citizenship. Navratilova obtained Czech citizenship on January 9, 2008, making her a dual citizen. Since 1981, Navratilova has been out as a lesbian and an advocate for LGBT rights.
She holds the record for the highest number of major singles titles ever won by a female player, 31 major doubles titles in women’s tennis, and 10 major mixed doubles titles in mixed doubles. Navratilova began playing tennis on a regular basis at the age of seven and was striking tennis balls off concrete walls as early as age four.
She won the Czechoslovakia national tennis tournament when she was 15 years old. At the age of 16, she made her professional debut on the United States Lawn Tennis Association tour.
Navratilova is regarded as one of the all-time great players since she held the No. 1 slot in the world rankings in both singles and doubles for a combined total of 332 weeks and 237 weeks, respectively. In singles, same-sex doubles, and mixed doubles, she is one of only three tennis players to have completed a career Grand Slam.
At age 50 and 32 years after winning her first major, she won her last major at the 2006 US Open in mixed doubles. On August 21, 2006, she and Nadia Petrova won her final women’s doubles championship at the Tier I Rogers Cup in Montreal, Quebec.
Martina Navratilova School and College History
She attended high school which is the only known information available on her Wikipedia page. She spent her adulthood in Czechoslovakia before settling in the United States.
She has a total net worth of $25 Million as of 2023.
Who is she married to?
She is married to her long-time girlfriend and former Miss USSR, Julia Lemigova as they got married on December 15, 2014, in New York.
Martina Navratilova FAQs
The legendary tennis player Martina Navratilova has been identified as having stage one breast and throat cancer, according to an email her agent sent to CNN on Monday.
Martina is currently 66 years old.
She has a net worth of $25 Million.
Navratilova was born in Prague, Czechia.
Martina Navratilova Full Biography & Quick Info
|Full Real Birth Name||Martina Navratilova|
|Profession||Former Tennis Player|
|Age (As of 2023)||66 years old|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||October 18, 1956|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Lesbian|
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Libra|
|Current Residence||Miami, Florida|
|Parents||Father: Mirek Subert|
Mother: Jana Navratilova
Sister: Jana Navratilova
|Wedding Date||December 15, 2014|
|Dating History?||Had a serious relationship with Judy Nelson|
|Girlfriend||Judy Neosn (ex)|
|Wife/Spouse Name||Julia Lemigova|
|Tennis Tournaments (wins)||1. Australian Open (1981,83,85) |
2. French Open (1982,84)
3. Wimbledon (1978, 79, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 90)
4. Us Open ( 1983, 84, 86, 87)
5. WAT Finals ( 1978, 79, 81, 83, 84, 85, 86)
|Awards||1. ITF World Champion (1979, 1982 to 86)|
2. WTA Player of the year (1978, 79, 1982 to 1986)
3. BBC Sports Personality of the year lifetime Achievement Awards (2003)
4. Czech Sports Legend Award (2006) BBC’s 100 Women (2013)
Wealth and Earnings
|Net worth (Approx.)||$25 million As of 2023)|
|Salary, Earnings & Monthly Income||Under review|
|Social Media Stats||Instagram: @martinanavratilova (60.2K Followers)|
|Height||Feet & Inches: 5’ 8”|
Centimeters: 173 cm
Meters: 1.73 m
|Weight||Kilograms: 66 kg|
|Biceps Size||Will Update|
|Body Measures (chest-waist-hips)||Will Update|
|Shoe Size (US)||9.5|