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Daily News back page dated July 30, 1981, Headline: THIS IS

UNITED STATES - JULY 30: Daily News back page dated July 30, 1981, Headline: THIS IS IT, It's last call for owners, players, Martina fears Avon's call if she talks, Martina Navratilova wants to talk about her personal life, but feels the women's tennis tour would be put in jeopardy., Martina admits top being bisexual though her most recent relationships have been with women, says that a chief sponder of women's tennis will pull out if she goes public with her private life. , In an exclusvie interview with The News, Navratilova said that Avon Products, Inc. would cease their sponsorship of women's tennis if she reveals that she is bisexual and that she has had lesbian lovers. "If I come out and start talking, women's tennis is going to be hurt." Navratilova said. "I have heard that if I come out - if one more top players talks about this - then Avon will pull out as a sponsor." "Nobody at Avon has made that statement," said Bill Corbett. (Photo by NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
Daily News back page dated July 30, 1981, Headline: THIS IS