Goh Chok Tong shares then-and-now pictures of Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova

Goh Chok Tong shares then-and-now pictures of Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova

SINGAPORE - He also posted another photo of himself with the two former champions that was taken three decades ago, when he also had a game with them. Also in that photo is former minister Dr Lee Boon Yang, now chairman of Keppel Corporation and Singapore Press Holdings. The match took place at Mount Pleasant on Sept 22, 1990 when Mr Goh was First Deputy Prime Minister. It was one of a series of doubles matches held to raise money for the Community Chest. Other players included tennis stars Monica Seles and Jennifer Capriati as well as several Cabinet ministers. The tennis stars were reportedly impressed with Mr Goh's skills with Navratilova praising his "mean forehand".


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Here is Mr Goh's Facebook post:

After... 30 years later, delighted to have a pic with Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova, great former world tennis champions, at WTA Women's Finals at Indoor Stadium.

They are still slim as a pencil and fit as a fiddle.

Me? Ah … looking more like a paddle---gct

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