“As Black women, they know what their fathers went through,” as Martina Navratilova made a dodgy comment about Coco Gauff and Naomi Osaka
Martina Navratilova, the Czech-American ex-pro with 18 Grand Slam titles is widely regarded as one of the greatest players of her generation. She is also known for tackling various social issues off the pitch. She is also a social activist so she is often seen giving back to the community.
Considered a legend of football, Navratilova is one of the greatest players of all time in the women’s circle. She often speaks about gay rights and is often surrounded by controversy as well. Back in 2020, she made some comments about professional players Naomi Osaka and Coco Gauff.
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Back when Martina Navratilova commented on Naomi Osaka and Coco Gauff
Back in 2020, Martina Navratilova, as one of the first openly gay athletes, spoke of the fact that more and more athletes are coming out and talking about their mental health in public, people are feeling free to talk about their feelings without feeling afraid.
outcircle Naomi Osaka and Coco Gauff, Navratilova said, “Here and there you have an example of young black women speaking up because they see what’s going on. They are privileged because they have achieved something and are respected for it. But as black women, they know what their mothers and fathers went through. So it’s great to see them grab the bull by the horns and take the megaphone.”
Martina Navratilova pointed this out because Osaka wore face masks around the city US Open which included the names of victims of police brutality and racism and also included the name of George Floyd.
“I see this fight for equality between women and girls in sport as a great opportunity to push the ball across the board and beyond sport. It is about changing the social construct and subverting norms and perceptions.‘ the tennis legend added in her interview.
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