Navratilova Fighting Cancer
FILE - This Dec. 4, 2010 file photo shows tennis great Martina Navratilova after scoring a goal during a demonstration at a soccer game in Nairobi, Kenya. Navratilova says she "just couldn't breathe" while on Africa's highest mountain. She was released from a Nairobi hospital Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010 three days after her fluid-filled lungs forced her to abandon her attempt to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. (AP Photo/Jason Straziuso, file) used locally Jan 4th 2023 @ap.images

Tennis great Martina Navratilova  is battling two types of cancer. 

She beat breast cancer 13 years ago.  Now it is back.

She also has throat cancer.

Both cancers are in their early stages.

She has begun treatment.

Navratilova is 66 years old.

She won 18 Gran Slam singles titles during her amazing tennis career.

 

FILE – This Dec. 4, 2010 file photo shows tennis great Martina Navratilova after scoring a goal during a demonstration at a soccer game in Nairobi, Kenya. Navratilova says she “just couldn’t breathe” while on Africa’s highest mountain. She was released from a Nairobi hospital Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010 three days after her fluid-filled lungs forced her to abandon her attempt to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. (AP Photo/Jason Straziuso, file) used locally Jan 4th 2023

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