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Tennis players of the century

...century, and Steffi Graf edged Martina Navratilova as the top women's player...Wimbledon doubles, '88. MARTINA NAVRATILOVA: Most proficient serve-and-volleyer...MARTINA HINGIS: Named after Martina Navratilova and raised since birth by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/12/oth_277518.shtml
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Raymond, Navratilova lead U.S. to Fed Cup finals

...easily beat Kim Clijsters' younger sister, and Martina Navratilova improved to 38-0 in Fed Cup play with a doubles...one honor, but to represent your country with Martina Navratilova is pretty amazing." France beat Russia 3-2...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/21/oth_394173.shtml
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Hingis, Mauresmo advance

...half a man" during the Australian Open in January. Mauresmo, the first player on the women's tour since Martina Navratilova to talk publicly about being a lesbian, termed the remark at the time as "stupid." On Monday, asked whether...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/25/oth_262234.shtml
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Hingis, Rafter victorious in Open

...Hingis-Williams that may be remembered as the start of a great rivalry, ranking with the likes of Chris Evert vs. Martina Navratilova. At the moment, though, it's all Hingis. Hingis ended a near-perfect run through the Grand Slams by winning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/08/oth_214372.shtml
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Serena Williams knocks off Simona Halep to win WTA Finals

...Williams overpowered her opponent in an imperious performance.She won 11 of the past 12 games in the match to join Martina Navratilova and Steffi Graf as the only players to have won five titles in the season-ending championships."I just started...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-10-26/serena-williams-knoc
Serena Williams learns to embrace Grand Slam record chase

...second-most major titles in the Open era with 18."Obviously just getting closer to tying with Chris (Evert) and Martina (Navratilova)," she said.Then she added: "But been doing that all year and still hasn't happened. Not going to stress...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-24/serena-williams-lear
Serena Williams wins third US Open in row, 18th Grand Slam title

...and, when Grand Slam success defines a legacy, that simply wouldn't do. The quest to match Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova at 18 was weighing on her."It was definitely on my shoulders," Williams could acknowledge after that burden...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-07/serena-williams-wins-third-u
Serena rolls after slow start, reaches semifinals

...Open titles since Chris Evert took four in a row from 1975-78.She also is trying to pull even with Evert and Martina Navratilova at 18 Grand Slam singles trophies.Williams had not yet reached a major semifinal in 2014, bowing out in the fourth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-03/serena-rolls-after-s
Serena Williams breezes into U.S. Open final

...seeking a sixth U.S. Open championship and 18th major singles title overall, which would tie her with Evert and Martina Navratilova."She obviously wants to win and go for her first Grand Slam," Williams said about her close friend Wozniacki...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-09-05/serena-williams-breezes-us-open-f
Petra Kvitova dominant en route to second Wimbledon title

...when Steffi Graf beat Monica Seles. Before that, it hadn't happened since 1983, when another Czech lefty, Martina Navratilova, defeated Andrea Jaeger.Kvitova remains the only player born in the 1990s to win a major singles title. Bouchard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-05/petra-kvitova-domina