Who is martina navratilova dating
On December 15, 2014, Martina married her longtime partner Julia Lemigova at the Peninsula Hotel in New York City.
Their marriage was seen very much as a public statement.
Pic/Getty Images In an interview with British tabloid Daily Mail, Lemigova first spoke of the tough time she had accommodating the numerous boxes full of Navratilova's tennis trophies in their apartment.
Too many trophies"She (Martina) was going to leave them in storage, but I thought they should be on display.
"I have been waiting for the right time to ask Julia to marry me," Navratilova said to a packed stadium.
"I thought this was the right place and the right time to pop the question and thankfully I got a 'yes'." Ms.
Navratilova said her wife's younger daughter had been badgering her to propose to her mother all year before she famously proposed while the television cameras were rolling at this year's U.
Two close: Tennis legend Martina Navratilova (in green) and partner Julia Lemigova watch the US Open men's singles semi-final between Spain’s Rafael Nadal and Richard Gasquet of France at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in September 2013.Tracy Austin, the former US Open champion, was one of the first high-profile figures from the world of tennis to tweet her congratulations, while Navratilova herself thanked fans for their well-wishes via the social network. You don’t need to get hitched to the opposite sex in the name of the wedding.Not necessarily nice things — at the time same-sex marriage wasn't legal in France. ' I said: 'Martina is someone I love.' Her eyes went all wide.I said: 'I can't imagine living without her.' Then we had a conversation about whether they liked Martina being around and my daughter said: 'I want her to live with us, too'." Language is another fascinating issue in this marriage.