CONCHITA MARTINEZ / by Molly Schiot

The only Spanish woman to win the women's singles title at Wimbledon, Martinez defeated Martina Navritalova to take the crown in 1994.  Martinez has won three Olympic medals in doubles competition and holds the record for most professional tournament wins by a Spanish female tennis player.  Although she never formally came out, Martinez's relationship with fellow tennis players Gigi Fernandez and Patricia Tarabini were widely known. Martinez is currently the captain of the Spain Fed Cup team. 

The only Spanish woman to win the women's singles title at Wimbledon, Martinez defeated Martina Navritalova to take the crown in 1994.  Martinez has won three Olympic medals in doubles competition and holds the record for most professional tournament wins by a Spanish female tennis player.  Although she never formally came out, Martinez's relationship with fellow tennis players Gigi Fernandez and Patricia Tarabini were widely known. Martinez is currently the captain of the Spain Fed Cup team.