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Gallery I


The Early Years (1973-77)




Wimbledon 1973: Martina, in her Ted Tinling dress, wins
her opening round match against Christine Truman-Janes.
Photo, courtesy of "Martina: The Lives and Times
of Martina Navratilova" by Adrianne Blue



US Open 1974: In her second appearance at the US Open,
Martina makes the last 16, losing to Julie Heldman.
Photo, courtesy of "Martina: The Lives and Times
of Martina Navratilova" by Adrianne Blue




Los Angeles 1975: Martina finished runner-up to Chris
Evert at the Virginia Slims Ch'ships, losing 6-4 6-2.
Photo, courtesy of "Chrissie: My Own Story"
by Chris Evert-Lloyd and Neil Amdur




Chicago 1976: In action against Betty Stove in the second round.
Martina made it to the semifinals, losing to Evonne Goolagong.
Photo, courtesy of the "Chicago Tribune"



Wimbledon 1976: Martina wins her first Wimbledon title in the womens
doubles with Chris Evert, defeating Billie Jean King and Betty Stove 6-1 3-6 7-5.
Photo, courtesy of "We Have Come a Long Way: The Story of Womens Tennis"
by Billie Jean King and Cynthia Starr




US Open 1976: The ton of bricks finally came crashing down. Martina is
consoled by Janet Newberry, who beat her in her opening match 1-6 6-4 6-3.
Photo, courtesy of "We Have Come a Long Way: The Story of Womens Tennis"
by Billie Jean King and Cynthia Starr




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