Navratilova


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United States tennis player (born in Czechoslovakia) who won nine Wimbledon women's singles championships (born in 1956)

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Navratilova added: "There must be some standards, and having a penis and competing as a woman would not fit that standard."
"This is, in her own words with the time of forethought and authorship, Martina Navratilova's 'core' argument against trans women athletes," she tweeted.
If nothing else Navratilova daring discuss the issues shows how we are all losing the courage to speak out in this PC world.
Navratilova who came out as a gay in the 1980's also said it is insane and it is cheating.
Navratilova's comments are "disturbing, upsetting, and deeply transphobic," said Rachel McKinnon, who in 2018 became the first transgender woman to win a world track cycling title, reigniting a debate over whether trans women have unfair physical advantages in sport.
The trans cycling champion told Navratilova: "All you had to do: 'I'm sorry.
There  is  a huge double standard for women when it comes to how bad behavior is punished - and not just in tennis," Navratilova wrote in her opinion piece on the (https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/10/opinion/martina-navratilova-serena-williams-us-open.html) New York Times .
The provision of equal pay by the All England Club in 2007 -- the last grand slam event to do so -- was the culmination of a decades-long fight by the Women's Tennis Association founder, Billie Jean King, champions such as Chris Evert and Navratilova herself, and, lately, Serena and Venus Williams.
Navratilova said she was told she was getting paid a comparable amount to men doing the same job.
"When you have such a superstar missing from your sport, it is a loss," Navratilova said on BT Sport.
Navratilova was also angry with world number one Novak Djokovic, who said in the aftermath of the row that he believes men should be awarded more prize money than women.
SANIA Mirza, fresh from her women's doubles title triumph at Wimbledon, joined hands with the legendary Martina Navratilova to conduct a training session for budding youngsters at the WTA Future Stars clinic in Hyderabad on Wednesday.
Singapore: Li Na's Grand Slam future is "up in the air" after an injury-hit season and the loss of her inspirational coach, tennis great Martina Navratilova said on Friday.
Adelaide, Australia -- Unstoppable Serena Williams could eclipse Steffi Graf as the most successful Grand Slam champion in the Open era, tennis great Martina Navratilova said Tuesday.