Tennis champions Billie Jean King and Martina Navratilova have slammed comments made by Australian tennis legend Margaret Court, who last week condemned the push for marriage equality, saying she wanted to “protect families”. Court, who is the founder and senior pastor at the Pentecostal Victory Life Church in Perth, urged Australians to make a stand against same-sex marriage, saying no human law could ever change
Nine-time Wimbledon champion and retired tennis legend Martina Navratilova is refusing to let her recent breast cancer diagnosis slow her down – she’s preparing to climb Mount Kilimanjaro later this year. Doctors caught the condition in its early stages after Navratilova underwent a routine mammogram in February. Navratilova was distraught when she first learned of her condition, but she has since vowed to live life
November 11, 2008 – Ex-tennis star Martina Navratilova is among the contestants in this year’s British TV hit “I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! ” According to BBC News, Navratilova, 52, said she “was flying very blind” having never seen the show before. “So I’m sort of going in on trusting in my ability to adjust – as Billie Jean King says, ‘champions adjust’.