Jana Novotná (Czech pronunciation: [ˈjana ˈnovotnaː]; 2 October 1968 – 19 November 2017) was a professional tennis player from the Czech Republic. She played a serve and volley game, an increasingly rare style of play among women during her career.
Novotna was renowned for her serve-and-volley game, and achieved a career-high singles ranking of number two. In addition to her only singles Grand Slam win at Wimbledon, she claimed 12 Grand Slam...
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Novotná etched her place in tennis history with magnificent doubles play. She was a finalist in 23 women’s majors and won 12, three of those paired with Arantxa Sánchez-Vicario, four with Helena Suková, and one with Gigi Fernández. She was most successful on the fast grass at Wimbledon, winning the 1989, 1990, 1995, and 1998 titles, the first two with Suková, 1995 with Sánchez-Vicario, and the last with Hingis.
Nikola Novotna (23) is a tennis player from Czech Republic who has a career-high singles ranking of No. 0. Click here for a full player profile.
The former professional Tennis player Jana Novotna died on November 19, 2017, at the age of 49 years old. She never revealed publicly that she had cancer. Only a few people including her family and close friends knew her condition. When she lost the battle to cancer and the news of her death came out, everyone around the globe was shocked.
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Novotna reached world number two in singles and was a number one doubles player multiple times. She won three Olympic medals -- a singles bronze in 1996 and two silvers in doubles in 1988 and 1996.
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Jana Novotna, the Czech tennis player and former Wimbeldon champion, died Sunday at the age of 49. Novotna died after a long battle with cancer, the Women’s Tennis Association announced early ...
Czech tennis player Jana Novotna has died at the age of 49 after a long battle with cancer. Novotna won the Wimbledon singles title in 1998 after losing in the final in both 1993 and 1997.