Martina Navratilova's climb for a cause

Updated: December 8, 2010, 3:58 PM ET
By Johnette Howard | ESPN.com

Martina Navratilova was speaking on a scratchy cell phone connection from Nairobi, Kenya, while riding in a car after a visit to the Mathare, one of the largest and worst slums in the world. She was detailing what she expected to confront starting Monday, when she began a six-day climb of Mount Kilimanjaro in nearby Tanzania, which is partly to raise money for the Laureus Sport for Good youth soccer program she'd just visited in the Mathare, and partly Navratilova following through on a new challenge ...

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