Martina Navratilova

Serena Williams can claim tennis grand slam, says Navratilova

Serena Williams powers to victory over Maria Kirilenko. Photo: AFP

Martina Navratilova has backed Serena Williams to create history by sweeping to a calendar year grand slam.

Wednesday, 23 January, 2013, 4:39am

A poor state of the world

Somebody told me that US President George W. Bush gave an important speech yesterday, apparently about the state of the onion, or some such thing. Whatever the subject, I have no doubt that, had I been listening, it would have made me cry.

4 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

Sports Quiz

1: Who was the 2001 women's singles runner-up (in this all Wimbledon quiz)?

2: Who was the 2001 men's singles runner-up?

3: In what year was the first Lawn Tennis Championship held?

4: Who won the first men's singles title?

5: Who was the youngest-ever men's singles champion?

27 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

Navratilova steals the show

Martina Navratilova says she may go into politics one day. The legendary 47-year-old better make it sooner rather than later if she wants same-sex marriages in the United States.

9 Jan 2004 - 12:00am

This is definitely my final year on tour, says Navratilova

American legend Martina Navratilova announced yesterday that this year was going to be her last year of top-level competition. Navratilova made her announcement at Victoria Park before she played in the mixed doubles, where she and partner Roger Federer were beaten.

9 Jan 2004 - 12:00am

Politics on cards - but not just yet

Martina Navratilova joked last year that if Arnold Schwarzenegger could run for office in California, then she too could also muscle into public service. All of a sudden, she's the next governor of Colorado. 'The politics thing was blown out of proportion. I said one day I might get involved and the next thing I know it's next year.

6 Jan 2004 - 12:00am

Martina reveals the secrets of eternal success

My body feels better now than in my mid-30s - Navratilova

Pop diva Cher took her hit single to heart and turned back time with the help of a surgeon or two. Tennis diva Martina Navratilova served it up to Old Father Time in a more natural way.

6 Jan 2004 - 12:00am