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Tennis legend Martina Navratilova is speak at the 2014 Advantage Travel Conference in Dubai.

The winner of nine Wimbledon titles will be attending the event at the Conrad hotel on May 14-18.

She will be sharing her secrets on the key to being a champion, and talking about her life and her role as an influential advocate for women's issues, children, animal welfare and the environment.

Advantage business development director Colin O’Neill said: “Martina has achieved so consistently over the course of a long and illustrious career; I think she will have interesting observations and opinions that will be relevant to almost all our delegates.”

Navratilova still competes on the Legends Tennis Tour and plays in exhibitions around the world, as well as commentating for the BBC and BT Sport.

Away from sport she is a successful author of thrillers, including Killer Instinct, co-written wit