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The pair set an all-time record of 79 titles together and tied the record set by Louise Brough Clapp and Margaret Osborne du Pont of 20 major women's doubles titles as a team.
Navratilova also won the WTA Tour Championships doubles title a record 11 times.
Navratilova also won the season-ending WTA Tour Championships for top ranked players a record eight times and made the finals a record 14 times.
She is the only player of either sex to have won eight different tournaments at least seven times.
Originally from Czechoslovakia, she was stripped of her citizenship In 1962, her mother Jana married Miroslav Navrátil, who became her first tennis coach.
Martina then took the name of her stepfather (adding the feminine suffix "ová"), thus becoming Martina Navrátilová ( In 1972, at the age of 15, Navratilova won the Czechoslovakia national tennis championship.
1 five times, including three consecutive years during which she held the ranking for the entire year.
She won 18 Grand Slam singles titles, 31 major women's doubles titles (an all-time record), and 10 major mixed doubles titles, combined marking the open-era record for the most number of Grand Slam titles won by one player, male or female.
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In 1973, aged 16, she made her debut on the United States Lawn Tennis Association professional tour but did not turn professional until 1975.
Although perhaps most renowned for her mastery of fast low-bouncing grass, her best early showing at majors was on the red clay at the French Open, where she would go on to reach the final six times.
Over five consecutive seasons, she won 428 out of 442 singles matches, averaging fewer than three losses per year to 87 wins, for a sustained winning percentage of 96.8%.
She holds the best season win-loss record in the open era, 86-1 (98.9%) in 1983, and four out of the top six open era seasons.
She reached the Wimbledon singles final 12 times, including for nine consecutive years from 1982 through 1990, and won the women's singles title at Wimbledon a record nine times (surpassing Helen Wills Moody's eight Wimbledon titles), including a run of six consecutive titles, widely regarded as the best performance by any professional player at a major event.