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Martina was alone on top

Updated: September 12, 2006, 8:56 AM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

"I think people thought of her as a villain because physically she was so strong. There's Chrissy and Tracy Austin and Evonne Goolagong and then along comes Martina, who's working out and there's veins popping out of her arms and who's really strong. And people were taken back. They were intimidated by this. But she's a kitten," says Chris Evert about Martina Navratilova on ESPN Classic's SportsCentury series.

She came to the United States to play tennis and became the queen of Burger ...

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