That last thing was her constant craving. But she wanted our love on her terms. And when she got it so universally and unconditionally toward the end of her career, she was somewhat taken aback. She said, "When I get all these accolades for being true to myself, I say, 'Who else would I be?' I can't be Chris Evert."
In Czech, Navratilova means "she who returns." And come back she did, again and again, to who she was and what she needed. To play an honest game. To live an honest life. Who anymore does both?