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Martina falls short in Olympic medal quest

Updated: August 20, 2004, 2:28 PM ET
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece -- Martina Navratilova's long, illustrious career will end without an Olympic medal.

She's taken everything else -- dozens of Grand Slam titles and years ranked No. 1 -- but one last hurrah as an Olympic rookie at 47 didn't pan out.

Third-seeded Navratilova and Lisa Raymond lost 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 on Thursday night to fifth-seeded Shinobu Asagoe and Ai Sugiyama of Japan in the quarterfinals, one step shy of the medal round.

"This was never a dream of mine when I was ...

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