Tennis Legends Double DVD Box Set (Martina Navratilova / John McEnroe)
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Martina Navratilova was a fearsome presence on the tennis court for 20 years. Navratilova's records are numerous. She has won more singles and doubles tournaments than any other woman, but she was forced to defect from her homeland to the US in order to do. She defected to the United States at the 1975 US Open, shortly before her 19th birthday. Navratilova felt she had to defect in order to develop as a tennis player and as a person, but the decision was a painful one. Follow her amazing story from her early tennis playing days, her constant hounding by the press and her rise to be the greatest tennis player of her day. Named Female Athlete of the Decade for the 1980s by National Sports Review, United Press International, and the Associated Press, she has for years, personified tennis greatness and unbridled athleticism. This programme takes an in depth look at Martina s life and career giving a rare insight into a true sporting legend. Including match footage and interviews with tennis legends Pam Shriver, Chris Evert and Billie Jean King. Learn the true story behind one of sports true superstars!
John McEnroe – Game, Set, Match
This programme captures the vividly colourful life of one of the greatest tennis players in the world, one who played with a sweet volley and a foul mouth, John McEnroe. Including rare archive footage from his playing days this programme shows his greatest victories as well as his worst on court outbursts! This programme also explores his marriage to Taturn O'Neal and his career as a tennis commentator.