Martina Navratilova (b. 1956, in Prague, Czechoslovakia), a lesbian, was one of the best professional tennis players in history. She is now retired. Navratilova defected to the United States in 1975 and became a U.S. citizen in 1981. She has been an outspoken critic of Communism and a strong advocate of the homosexual agenda, encouraging other homosexual athletes to announce their homosexual lifestyles to their teammates and fans.