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Tennis superstar and pioneering out athlete Martina Navratilova married fiancée Julia Lemigova in New York on Dec.15, according to the BBC. "I'm 58 years old -- I got married for the first time," Navratilova told the after the ceremony. Growing up as a gay woman you just don't ever think about that." A radiant Lemigova, 42, said, regarding the proposal that aired on the Jumbotron back in September, "By proposing and marrying in such a public way, I think -- I hope – will give an inspiration to the families set up like ours, that they, too, can be married legally one day." Navratilova, winner of 18 Grand Slam singles titles, ruled women’s tennis in the ‘70s and ‘80s following her 1975 defection from former Czechoslovakia.The Couple, who’ve been dating since 2006, became engaged this September when Navratilova got down on her knee and proposed between matches during the U. She came out publicly in 1981, and has been an advocate for LGBT equality ever since. Younger Americans might know Navratilova better as a short-lived “Dancing With the Stars” contestant than as a tennis great and public pioneer in the LGBT community.
A source told The Post that the couple plans to marry “as soon as possible,” in Miami Dade, Florida. “We’ve been together six years and I can’t imagine my life without you. 1 asked her 42-year-old former Russian beauty queen girlfriend. for tennis titan Martina Navratilova, who got down on bended knee and proposed to her longtime girlfriend Julia Lemigova at the US Open Saturday.Lemigova said yes and embraced her tennis-pro honey.Thousands roared, as the romantic moment inside the Tennis Channel suite at Arthur Ashe Stadium was broadcast across the stadium jumbotrons.