Martina Navratilova Quote:
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Martina Navratilova,
Champion Tennis Player, reaching to hit a ball at Wimbledon.

Quotes from Ms. Navratilova:

"Labels are for filing, labels are for clothing. Labels are not for people.

"Disability is a matter of perception. If you can do just one thing well, you're needed by someone."


Tennis writer Steve Flink, in his book "The Greatest Tennis Matches of the Twentieth Century", named Martina as the second best female player of the 20th century,

Originally from Czechoslovakia, Martina lost her citizenship when she defected to the United States in 1975 at the age of 18 and became a U.S. citizen in 1981. On January 9, 2008, she had her Czech citizenship restored. She stated that she has not renounced her American citizenship, nor does she plan to do so, and that the restoration of her Czech citizenship was not politically motivated.

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