According to the ITHOF, Billie Jean King herself called Martina Navratilova “the greatest singles, doubles, and mixed doubles player who ever lived.”
Martina Navratilova: $25 Million Net Worth
Navratilova holds enough both-gender records to back up that statement and then some. No male or female player has ever won more than her 167 singles tournaments, 177 doubles events or 2,189 matches. Her career began in 1975 and ended with her winning the mixed doubles championship at the US Open a month before she turned 50 in 2006. In that three-decade span, she lost just 219 times in singles matches.
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