Martina Navratilova

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Martina Navratilova (Czech: Martina Navrátilová [ˈmarcɪna ˈnavraːcɪlovaː] (listen); née Šubertová [ˈʃubɛrtovaː]; born October 18, 1956) is a Czechoslovak-born American former professional lawn tennis player and coach. In 2005, Tennis magazine selected her as the greatest female tennis player for the years 1975 through 2005 and she is considered one of the best female tennis players of all time.Navratilova was world No. 1 for a total of 332 weeks in singles second behind Steffi Graf, and a record 237 weeks in doubles, making her the only player in history to have held the top spot in both singles and doubles for over 200 weeks. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Martina Navratilova has received more than 4,662,310 page views. Her biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 71 in 2019). Martina Navratilova is the 11th most popular tennis player (up from 15th in 2019), the 100th most popular biography from Czechia (down from 70th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Czech Tennis Player.

Martina Navratilova is most famous for being a tennis player who has won 167 titles in singles, doubles, and mixed doubles.

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Among tennis players, Martina Navratilova ranks 11 out of 1,148Before her are John McEnroe, Fred Perry, Roger Federer, Suzanne Lenglen, Ilie Năstase, and Ivan Lendl. After her are Jimmy Connors, Billie Jean King, Andre Agassi, Steffi Graf, Charlotte Cooper, and Stan Smith.

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Among people born in 1956, Martina Navratilova ranks 26Before her are Linda Hamilton, José Manuel Barroso, Larry Bird, Judith Butler, William Fichtner, and Dalia Grybauskaitė. After her are Chris Isaak, Geena Davis, Danny Boyle, Ian Curtis, Joe Satriani, and Eric Roberts.

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Among people born in Czechia, Martina Navratilova ranks 100 out of 839Before her are Jobst of Moravia (1351), Anne of Bohemia (1366), Joanna of Austria, Grand Duchess of Tuscany (1547), Ivan Lendl (1960), Boleslaus I, Duke of Bohemia (915), and Wenceslaus I of Bohemia (1205). After her are Vratislaus II of Bohemia (1035), Mojmir I of Moravia (795), Jiří Menzel (1938), Balthasar Neumann (1687), Josef Suk (1874), and Zdeněk Miler (1921).


Among tennis players born in Czechia, Martina Navratilova ranks 2Before her are Ivan Lendl (1960). After her are Jaroslav Drobný (1921), Jan Kodeš (1946), Hedwiga Rosenbaumová (1864), Helena Suková (1965), Jana Novotná (1968), Petr Korda (1968), Hana Mandlíková (1962), Karel Koželuh (1895), Tomáš Šmíd (1956), and Petra Kvitová (1990).

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