publication date: Saturday, February 18, 2006 (part of Round XXVII)

category: Sports

clue: This champion volleyer is almost as well known for slamming social norms as she is for slamming opponents.

explanation: Navrátilová was a champion tennis player known for her volleying skill. She won a total of 58 Grand Slam titles ("slamming") during her career. She also became one of the best-known open lesbians in sports, and often spoke out for gay activism causes. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Aaron Fischer, Chris McKinnon, Mihai Rusu, Michael Paul Cote, E. M., Josh Paddison, Bob Miller, Jacque Miller, and John Julitz

trivia: Many players guessed Navrátilová for Martina Hingis (0243). Scott intentionally went further back into goo game history for the third Do-Over Week in an effort to confuse players.

Do-Over Week III This goo was part of Do-Over Week III. Each goo was based on popular incorrect guesses made for earlier goos.



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