Sep 042013
 

Celebrating lesbians is what this web site is all about.  First, let’s celebrate YOU and ME and those we know and love.  Let’s celebrate the “out” lesbians and the “secret” lesbians world-wide.  We are sisters, we are lovers, we are future lovers, past lovers, and great women!

Here are a few lesbian tennis players that you may know, and one, back in the 1930s, that you may not have heard about.

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Martina

1)   Martina Navratilova: Born October 18, 1956 is a retired Czech American tennis player Navratilova won 18 Grand Slam singles titles, 31 major women’s doubles titles (an all-time record), and 10 major mixed doubles titles.

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Billy Jean

2)  Billie Jean King: Born on November 22, 1943, Billie Jean King is an American former World No. 1 professional tennis player. King won 39 Grand Slam titles, including 12 singles, 16 women’s doubles, and 11 mixed doubles titles King is an advocate for sexual equality.

 

 

 

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Gigi Fernandez

3)   3) Gigi Fernandez: Born February 22, 1964, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Gigi Fernandez is a former professional tennis player, the first female athlete from her native Puerto Rico to turn professional, the first Puerto Rican woman to ever win an Olympic gold medal and the first to be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.  Olympic medals 2.

 

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Rennae

Rennae Stubbs: Born 26 March 1971 in Sydney, Renee Stubbs is a retired Australian tennis player.

Rennae Stubbs (born 26 March 1971 in Sydney) is a retired Australian tennis player. She has won six Grand Slamdoubles titles and represented Australia at four successive Olympic Games; Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000, Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008.

Stubbs has recorded more doubles triumphs than any other Australian woman—60 from 1992 to the conclusion of the 2010 TWA Tour-enjoying success with eleven different partners. She also won two mixed doubles Grand Slam titles with male partners. In 2001, Stubbs won the season-ending WTA Championships with regular partner Lisa Raymond and the pair were named ITF World Champions.[

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Amelie

 

5)   Amelie Mauresmo.  an Olympic Medal (born 5 July 1979)  Mauresmo won two Grand Slam singles titles at the Australian Open and at Wimbledon, and also won a Silver Medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics.  She retired in 2009 (much to the dismay of lesbians! LOL)

AND BACK A FEW YEARS

 Helen Jacobs

Having won 10 Grand Slams titles in women’s tennis during the 1930s says a lot about this great tennis player. Apart from tennis, she was also involved in the US Navy intelligence during World War II in the capacity of a commander.

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Helen Jacobs

Long known to have been lesbian, Helen’s lifelong companion was Virginia Gurnee. Helen managed her game and her sexual inclination without any controversy worrying her.

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