Martina Navratilova Proposes To Girlfriend At US Open
Martina Navratilova proposed to her girlfriend at the US open this weekend.
The tennis legend’s proposal was captured on the big screen for all the spectators to witness.
More than 25 years later after winning her final title at the US Open, Martina Navratilova proposed to her girlfriend, Julia Lemigova, at the event.
The proposal was even captured on the big screen for all the spectators in attendance to witness. The Tennis Channel captured the moment and tweeted it out.
— TennisChannelPR (@TennisChannelPR) September 6, 2014
Tennis legend Navratilova has been with her girlfriend since 2006. She was quoted as saying after the proposal,
“I was very nervous… It was kind of an out-of-body experience. You’ve seen people propose at sporting events before, in movies, in real life. Here it was happening to me. It was like I was watching myself do it.”
Many fans in person and online offered their best wishes upon hearing the news. Navratilova tweeted out her thanks,
Thanks everyone for your good wishes- I am very happy, so is Julia and our whole family:)
— Martina Navratilova (@Martina) September 6, 2014