The indomitable Martina Navratilova celebrated her 66th birthday this week as wishes poured in from her fans and well-wishers.
The 18-time Grand Slam champion in singles is known for being one of the most outspoken celebrities as she gives her take on several controversial issues via her official Twitter handle. Navratilova is a legendary former tennis player and she carries herself as a legend on social media as well.
She is widely respected by tennis fans for being straightforward and receives a lot of praise for speaking her mind. The 66-year-old celebrated her birthday on Tuesday, October 18. She had a special and important message for her fans and well-wishers.
The Czech-American star thanked everyone for sending in their wishes on her birthday and wrote that she will read them all. She also stressed the importance of voting and requested everyone to vote.
“Thank you to all my tweeps here for your birthday wishes, very nice to hear from all of you- I will read them all:) Onwards and upwards!!!! And please VOTE wherever you live, whoever you vote for! VOTE!!! Because we are lucky to have that opportunity!!! Xoxoxo!!!!”
Chris Evert wishes Martina Navratilova a belated happy birthday
Martina Navratilova has had various memorable rivalries with her contemporary players. Compatriot Chris Evert was one of her fiercest rivals and both women put on some spectacular performances while playing against each other.
The former world No. 1 – Chris Evert posted a special, heartfelt message on Twitter for her friend and fellow legend Navratilova.
“Omg! I almost forgot your birthday,
!!! I hope you had the best day, you deserve it my friend…❤️🙏👍👏🎂🎁🎈”
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