During a break from her commentary for the men's matches at the U.S. Open on Saturday, tennis star Martina Navratilova popped the question to girlfriend Julia Lemigova – a moment that was telecast on the Jumbotron to the cheers of the crowd.
Speaking to the Associated Press later, Navratilova said, ""It came off. She said yes. 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."
Wrote Navratilova on Twitter:
Thanks everyone for your good wishes- I am very happy, so is Julia and our whole family:)
— Martina Navratilova (@Martina) September 6, 2014
Later that day, Navratilova also won a "Champions" double match with Jana Novotna against Tracy Austin and Gigi Fernandez. So, all in all, a good day for the tennis legend.
[photo via Twitter]
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