Women's tennis chief open to transgender players

2019-03-08 21:34

The women's tennis tour would welcome transgender players, after Martina Navratilova caused a furore by branding trans athletes as cheats.

LGBT group dumps Navratilova over transgender comments

2019-02-20 16:46

After making controversial comments, Martina Navratilova has been removed as an ambassador of an organisation that supports LGBT athletes.

Tennis great backs Semenya ahead of IAAF gender rule hearing

2019-02-17 18:45

Tennis great Martina Navratilova has come to the defence of Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya ahead of next week's landmark hearing.

Navratilova: Venus can play until 40

2018-04-18 10:32

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova believes Venus Williams can be a force to be reckoned with even at 40 years of age.

Navratilova blasts 'sick, dangerous' Court comments

2017-06-01 11:23

Tennis great Martina Navratilova slammed "sick and dangerous" comments by Australia's Margaret Court that the sport was "full of lesbians".

Equal prize money defended at Miami Open

2016-03-22 17:12

Tennis bosses defended prize money equality as turmoil continued across the tennis scene ahead of the Miami Open.

Navratilova, Radwanska split

2015-04-24 21:16

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has ended her four-month coaching link-up with Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska.

Navratilova: Serena's not done

2014-01-26 15:53

Martina Navratilova has said Serena Williams can win 20-plus Grand Slams despite her flop at the Australian Open.


Navratilova sorry for transgender 'cheat' claim

2019-03-04 10:00

Martina Navratilova has apologised for describing transgender athletes wishing to compete in women's sports as cheats.

Caster takes gender rule challenge to sports court

2019-02-18 08:28

Caster Semenya goes to the Court of Arbitration for Sport to challenge proposed rules that would force her to lower her testosterone levels.

Navratilova to Serena: Even if men do it, it's wrong

2018-09-11 09:47

Martina Navratilova, an 18-time Grand Slam singles champion, says Serena Williams was wrong in her outburst at the US Open women's final.

Navratilova slams BBC over Wimbledon pay

2018-03-19 15:31

Tennis great Martina Navratilova accused the BBC of a "shocking" pay gap which saw her fellow Wimbledon pundit John McEnroe paid at least 10 times more than her.

Murray's rise to top 'amazing accomplishment'

2016-11-06 20:07

Andy Murray's achievement in becoming men's tennis world number one is exceptional women's tennis legend Martina Navratilova has told the BBC.

New WTA chief eyes calendar changes

2015-10-26 18:25

New WTA CEO Steve Simon has promised "fundamental" changes to the cramped end-of-year tennis calendar.

Navratilova ties the knot

2014-12-22 14:22

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has married her long-term partner Julia Lemigova in New York.

Star duo fight for gay rights

2013-12-11 13:17

Basketball player Jason Collins and tennis great Martina Navratilova have urged sports bodies to take gay rights into consideration.

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