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Sporting Rivalries

TENNIS

The first in our brand new Sporting Rivalries Series sees us look back and assess some of the most deep-seated, competitive and tense rivalries in the world of sport.

First up, it’s tennis. A game renowned for its unrelenting sportsmanship in the face of extreme competition but which doesn’t prevent tennis from serving up some of the most enthralling rivalries in sporting history. Predominantly, a tennis rivalry involves two greats at the peak of their powers coming up against one another in a barrage of grand slam finals, resulting in some pulsating contests.

Chris Evert - Martina Navratilova (1973-1988)

Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova enjoyed over a decade of domination on the women’s tennis circuit during the 70s and 80s. The fact that the pair met an unprecedented 80 times over the course of their careers truly sets the rivalry apart. Navratilova and Evert were two of the greatest players to ever grace the tennis...

The first in our brand new Sporting Rivalries Series sees us look back and assess some of the most deep-seated, competitive and tense rivalries in the world of sport.

First up, it’s tennis. A game renowned for its unrelenting sportsmanship in the face of extreme competition but which doesn’t prevent tennis from serving up some of the most enthralling rivalries in sporting history. Predominantly, a tennis rivalry involves two greats at the peak of their powers coming up...

The first in our brand new Sporting Rivalries Series sees us look back and assess some of the most deep-seated, competitive and tense rivalries in the world of sport.

First up, it’s tennis. A game renowned for its unrelenting sportsmanship in the face of extreme competition but which doesn’t prevent tennis from serving up...

The first in our brand new Sporting Rivalries Series sees us look back and assess some of the most deep-seated, competitive and tense rivalries in the world of sport.

First up, it’s tennis. A game renowned for its unrelenting sportsmanship in the face of extreme competition but...


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