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Martina Navratilova Creates More U.S. Open Magic By Proposing To Girlfriend On Big Screen

FILE - In this Aug. 30 2010 file photo, tennis great Martina Navratilova applauds back to the crowd during the opening ceremo
FILE - In this Aug. 30 2010 file photo, tennis great Martina Navratilova applauds back to the crowd during the opening ceremony at the US Open in New York. Navratilova the winner of 167 singles titles and one of the greatest players of all time addressed issues ranging from the controversial views of Margaret Court to prize money at Grand Slam tournaments at an Australian Open press conference in Melbourne Australia, Monday, January 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa,File)

Martina Navratilova still knows how to rise to the occasion at the U.S. Open. This time, she did it by dropping to one knee.

More than 25 years after the tennis legend won her fourth and final single's title in New York, Navratilova surprised her girlfriend, Julia Lemigova, with a proposal. The heartwarming moment was shown on the big screen at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Saturday, reported People.

"I was very nervous," Navratilova said later, via The Associated Press. "It came off. She said yes. It was kind of an out-of-body experience. You've seen people propose at sporting events before, in movies, in real life. Here it was happening to me. It was like I was watching myself do it."

The couple has been together since 2006, according to the Daily Mail. After #shesaidyes, Navratilova took to Twitter to thank her fans for the support.

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