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Navratilova Still Going Strong Celebrating Women's Game

Navratilova Still Going Strong Celebrating Women's Game

Her last appearance at the Connecticut Tennis Center was 13 years ago, when a 47-year-old Martina Navratilova advanced to the Pilot Pen doubles final with partner Lisa Raymond.

That was her fifth appearance in New Haven. She played doubles in 2002 and 2000, after playing exhibition matches in 1994 and 1995.

On Monday, she was back. At 60, Navratilova returned to the stadium as the tournament celebrated 20 years of women's tennis.

Still fit and competitive, Navratilova plays a few legends matches throughout the year. She appears at Grand Slam events and will fit the occasional exhibition match into her schedule.

But with a career as an analyst for the Tennis Channel...

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