Jul 4 2023

Way past Evert versus Navratilova

For readers of a certain age, this piece on where Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova find themselves now [Washington Post link | Archive.org link] will bring back all sorts of memories of the years when they dominated Women’s tennis:

They have known each other for 50 years now, outlasting most marriages. […] At the ages of 68 and 66, respectively, Evert and Navratilova have found themselves more intertwined than ever, by an unwelcome factor. You want to meet an opponent who draws you nearer in mutual understanding? Try having cancer at the same time.

A hell of a story.

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