Additionally, this isn’t the first time she has been partners with a woman who had children from a previous relationship.
Judy Nelson, whom she was with in the 1980s, had two sons. She’d play tennis with them, do their homework with them and cook. I said: “Martina is someone I love.” Her eyes went all wide. Society is certainly more supportive of same-sex relationships and parenting today.
Tennis legend Martina Navratilova married her partner Julia Lemigova several weeks ago.
Only a few media outlets that covered their wedding noted Lemigova’s two daughters from a previous relationship, Navratilova’s stepchildren. The BBC mentions the girls, but doesn’t quite nail the coverage, in my opinion.
The game was certainly in Navratilova's blood.
(It wonders “how a seemingly heterosexual beauty queen finds herself in the highest profile lesbian relationship of all.”) Lemigova told the They never asked the question. Love may mean nothing in tennis, but it’s everything in a family.
Women’s tennis legend Martina Navratilova proposed to her longtime girlfriend Julia Lemigova at the US Open on Saturday. 1 and winner of 18 Grand Slam titles, got down on one knee and asked Lemigova to marry her.
Her parents divorced when she was 3, and Navratilova and her mother, Jana, relocated from a ski lodge in the Krkonose Mountains for a new life just outside of Prague.
As a result, Navratilova never grew close to her father, Miroslav Subert, a complicated man who suffered from depression and later killed himself after the demise of his second marriage.