When Petra Kvitova won Wimbledon 2011, it was the realization of the enormous potential many saw in the left-hander from the Czech Republic. One of the people who recognized Petra’s potential is Martina Navratilova, herself a native of the former Czechoslovakia. She speaks in the video about the position she occupies as a hero to … Continue reading
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Martina Navratilova Says Roger Federer Will Never Again Reach #1; Federer Responds
Two tennis stars seen by some as the best male and female tennis players of all-time shared opposing views on Roger Federer’s chances at reclaiming the #1 ranking. Federer slipped to #3 behind Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic following the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. Martina Navratilova: “Roger is on the other side of … Continue reading
LPGA Video: Get To Know Jessica Korda
OK, I forgive her for choosing golf over tennis…lol…just kidding…good luck, Jessica!
Pete Sampras Talks About Getting Kids Involved With Tennis At 2011 BNP Paribas Showdown
This event was held at New York City’s Madison Square Garden on February 28th. Other participants included John McEnroe, Andre Agassi and my all-time favorite, Ivan Lendl. Right now seems to be a lull for American tennis. On the women’s side, Serena is still a question mark with her injury. Venus continues to play well, … Continue reading
Classic Matches: John McEnroe vs. Ivan Lendl, 1984 French Open
John McEnroe came into this final with a five match winning streak against Ivan Lendl. Lendl came into this match having failed to capture a Grand Slam title and with the label as a Major bridesmaid, but never the bride. Here is the end of the match.
Martina Navratilova In PSA For The American Red Cross, Making An Emergency Kit
Hopefully, you will never need to use it. But don’t be without one.
Former Tennis Champion Martina Hingis Marries Equestrian Show Jumper
Former #1-ranked WTA player Martina Hingis has married French show jumper Thibault Hutin. The marriage came as a bit of a shock as Hingis in March of this year had announced her engagement to Swiss attorney Andreas Bieri. Hingis, who has dated golfer Sergio Garcia and tennis players Radek Stepanek and Magnus Norman, has ridden … Continue reading
Martina Navratilova Released From Hospital Three Days After Attempt To Climb Mount Kilimanjaro Ended With Altitude Sickness
Happy to say that tennis legend Martina Navratilova has been released from the hospital after altitude sickness ended her attempt to scale Mount Kilimanjaro. Martina was in great shape. That was not the cause, according to doctors who say that some people’s bodies simply react badly to low oxygen environments. In Navratilova’s case fluids were … Continue reading
Martina Navratilova’s Climb Ends As She Is Taken To The Hospital With Altitude Sickness
Martina Navratilova’s attempt to climb Mount Kilimanjaro has ended. She was taken to the hospital, diagnosed with high altitude pulmonary oedema. This is a buildup of fluids in the lung. She will recovery completely. The doctor who worked with her said it is not reflective of her not being in good shape, it is simply … Continue reading
Martina’s Message From The Mountain
As her quest to summit Mount Kilimanjaro continues, Martina sent a message to those following her climb. The climb benefits the Laureus Sports Foundation. from Martina: Hi all, Today we have headed south towards Horombo, crossing the dramatic and windswept Saddle, a barren plain of alpine desert between Mawenzi and Kibo, Kilimanjaro’s two peaks. The … Continue reading