posted on Jun, 20 2004 @ 02:02 PM
WIMBLEDON, England -- Martina Navratilova sure can spot tennis talent when she sees it.
At an exhibition in Moscow a dozen years ago, she saw a girl brandishing a racket and encouraged her to seek serious coaching, perhaps in the United
Next week at Wimbledon, both Navratilova and that kid -- Maria Sharapova -- will be competing. And while Navratilova, now 47, is playing singles at
the All England Club one last time before retiring, Sharapova, now 17, considers herself a title contender.