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Conchita Martinez
(April 16, 1972 - living) Spain

Conchita Martinez

Professional tennis player


Born in Monzon, Huesca. She has won 28 singles titles (including one Wimbledon victory) and 5 doubles titles. her career prize money tops $6 million. She played both singles and doubles at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Olympics and the 1996 Atlanta Summer Olympics, winning a bronze medal in women's doubles in 1966. In addition to Navratilova, Fernandez, and Martinez, the sexual orientation of at least half a dozen other players on the women's tour has been an open secret.

Fernandez's relationship with onetime Wimbledon champion Martinez "has long been an open secret on the woman's tour among other players", the Associated Press wrote in 1995. Fernandez retired in 1997. Martinez is still active. One source says he doesn't think the two have been together for years. In 2002, Martinez was named head coach of the women's tennis team at the University of South Florida.


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