We analyse the net worth, salary and endorsements of the legend Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova is a Czech-American former professional tennis player and coach. She is considered among the greatest tennis players of all time and conquered various titles in her glorious career.
She is an inductee into the ITF Hall of Fame and continues to inspire the younger generation in tennis.
|Birth Place||Prague, Czechoslovakia|
|Father’s Name||Mirek Subert|
|Mother’s Name||Jana Navratilova|
|Net Worth||$25 million|
|Prize Money till date||US$21,626,089|
|Date of Birth||18 October 1956|
|Achievements||18 Grand Slams, 67 Tour titles|
|Children||Victoria Lemigova, Emma Lemigova, Maximillien Stern|
|Endorsements||Lady Wimbledon, Avia sports shoes, Yonex rackets, Thorlo athletic socks and Denon sound systems|
During her career, Martina earned round $20 million in tournament prizes alone. She has also been heavily into coaching and has made a fortune after her retirement from the sport. Martina turned professional in 1975 and became a U.S. citizen in 1981.
She believed she had lost about $10 million in endorsement deals as corporate companies in the 1980s stayed away from her in the midst of the AIDS incident.
Navratilova has been the World No. 1 in both singles and doubles competition in her career. Navratilova held the No. 1 ranking in the world for 331 weeks, second only to Steffi Graf, who was No. 1 for 377 weeks. She first achieved the feat on July 10, 1978 as the first Czech player to reach the top of the charts.
She held the World No 5 ranking, before her retirement and had not finished a year outside of the top 5 since her first year as a professional player, in 1975.
She has won 18 Grand Slam singles titles, 31 Grand Slam doubles titles and 10 Grand Slam mixed doubles titles. She holds the record for most Open Era Wimbledon championship wins with nine titles at SW19.
She was named Player of the Year in 1978, 1979, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986 by WTA. Navratilova became the third woman to capture the rare “Triple Crown” after she won the singles, doubles and mixed doubles titles at the 1987 U.S. Open. Billie Jean King and Margaret Court are the only other women to accomplish the feat. In her 22-year professional career, Navratilova appeared in 32 Grand Slam singles finals.
She won 167 titles overall in her career, and had a career record of 747-143 in doubles. Her 59 major championships is second all-time, behind Margaret Court with 62.
Martina Navratilova’s got hitched to her longtime girlfriend Julia Lemigova on December 15, 2014, in New York. Navratilova proposed to her during the US Open tournament at Flushing Meadows.
She also dated Judy Nelson, an American author. The split in 1991 resulted in a televised palimony lawsuit that was settled outside court.
Navratilova has four sponsors: Avia sports shoes, Yonex rackets, Thorlo athletic socks and Denon sound systems.
She believes that sponsorships affected her due to her orientation when she came out in the early 80s. Since then, she has still profited with few companies sponsoring her well into her 60s.
|What is the age and date of birth of Martina Navratilova?|
Martina Navratilova is 62 years old and was born on 1 October 1956
|What is the net worth of Martina Navratilova?|
Martina Navratilova has a net worth of $25 million
|What brands endorse Martina Navratilova?|
Martina Navratilova has endorsement deals with Avia sports shoes, Yonex rackets, Thorlo athletic socks and Denon sound systems.
|What is the nationality of Martina Navratilova?|
Martina Navratilova is a Czech-American citizen
|Where was Martina Navratilova born?|
Martina Navratilova was born in Prague, Czech Republic
|Has Martina Navratilova won a Grand Slam?|
Martina Navratilova has won 18 Grand Slam titles
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