The second part of our series “WTA players and their mothers” is a special featuring retired tennis players (you can check out the first part here).
Martina Navratilova and her mother Jana, who passed away at the age of 75.
In the photos above and below you can see Amelie Mauresmo‘s mother Françoise. The photos are from the Paris ceremony paying tribute to the career of the France’s former world No.1 and two-time Grand Slam champion.
In the following photo you can see Martina Hingis‘ mother Melanie Molitorova.
As early as in her pregnancy, Melanie wanted her daughter to be a top tennis player, as she herself was once ranked tenth among women in Czechoslovakia.
Elena Dementieva‘s mother Vera was a recreational tennis players and coached her daughter.
Elena has recently retired, without prior notice, during the WTA Championships in Doha, and the second photo is from the emotional ceremony of Elena saying goodbye to tennis.
More photos of tennis players and their mothers to follow.