Sport: Martina's Turn at the Top

With dispatch, Navratilova repeats at Wimbledon

Billie Jean King, who will turn 40 before her next Wimbledon, or the next Wimbledon, is approximately eleven years older than Chris Evert Lloyd, who is approximately eleven years older than Andrea Jaeger. Besides representing a tidy chronology of women's tennis, they were the forces marshaled this past fortnight on one flank of the Wimbledon draw, the side opposite Martina Navratilova, 26, whose only point of reference lately is herself. In seven matches averaging just over three-quarters of an hour, Navratilova lost no sets and only 25 games, defeating Jaeger at the end for her...

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