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Martina Navratilova did not lose a match all year in 1983 going into the first Grand Slam event of the year, the French Open. “The year I lost to Kathy Horvath in the French Open (1983) I’d been playing the best tennis any woman has ever played. But I messed up a match and lost. […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/21

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Biofile Kathy Horvath Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former WTA player from 1981-1989 won six singles and three doubles titles and achieved a career high ranking of no. 10 in 1984. Youngest player to win a US Open match at fourteen years and five days, a record that still stands. DOB: August 25, 1965 In: Chicago, IL First Tennis […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/21

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Connors vs Navratilova Battle of Sexes 1992

A forgotten tennis classic duel which nobody ever talks about today was the 1992 Flex-All Battle of the Champions clash between Martina Navratilova and Jimmy Connors at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. On a court constructed outdoors at the famous casino which hosted many famous championship boxing matches like Larry Holmes vs Gerry Cooney […] Continue to read full article...

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As we stood there in the parking lot of Mario's Ringside Lounge just off Route 1 & 9 in Jersey City, N.J. on a sunny April afternoon, I made a random comment to Mike Tyson, to initiate some small talk. "Mike, you're looking in great shape, how did you do it? Been playing any tennis?" Suddenly, the former Heavyweight champion in the world looked at me and began hitting shadow forehand and backhand strokes, while saying, "I hit with Martina Navratilova when she stayed at my house in New Jersey (Bernardsville). I played with her. She was the greatest." Continue to read full article...

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