Martina Navratilova is a tennis legend, who has been described as 'arguably, the greatest tennis player of all time'. In a career that spanned forty years, she won 59 Grand Slam crowns and a record 9 Wimbledon singles titles. She holds numerous records, including the most singles titles (167) and doubles titles (177) won in professional Grand Slam tournaments. Since retiring from playing tennis, she has published six books (including an autobiography, Being Myself) and provided commentary for the Tennis Channel's coverage of Grand Slam matches. She is a passionate supporter of equal rights, and in 2000 she received the National Equality Award from LGBT civil rights lobby group The Human Rights Campaign. In 2013, she was inducted into the National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame, and in 2014 she got engaged to her partner Julia Lemigova.
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