The Czech tennis player was ranked No. 2 in the world at her peak.
Novotna won 16 doubles championships in addition to her Wimbledon win
The WTA says 1998 Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has died at the age of 49.
For someone who won a total of 100 professional tennis titles in her career, it seems deeply unfair that Jana Novotna should be remembered for something associated with defeat.
Tennis star Jana Novotna has tragically passed away after battling cancer. She was 49. The WTA announced the news in a statement that Jana passed away in her home country of Czech Republic while surrounded by family on Sunday (November 19). Jana was a celebrated tennis star and was once ranked WTA World number 1 [...]
Jana Novotna, who won the women’s singles title at Wimbledon in 1998 and 16 other Grand Slam titles in doubles and mixed doubles during her career, died Sunday in her native Czech Republic after a long battle with cancer, the Women’s Tennis Association announced in a statement. She was 49. Novotna, a three-time Olympic medalist, […]
The Czech star won the singles Wimbledon title, 16 doubles Grand Slams and three Olympic medals. The Women's Tennis Association said the Hall of Famer died Sunday "after a long battle with cancer."
The tennis world lost a good one Sunday.
Tennis Mon 20 Nov, AT 13:47 Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies aged 49 Czech star won 24 WTA singles titles during her career
Former tennis star Jana Novotna has passed away after a battle with cancer.
LONDON, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna was a true winner but it was the misfortune of the brilliant Czech, who died on Monday aged 49, to always be recalled for one of sport's most famous and heart-rending meltdowns despite her collection of 100 tennis titles.
PRAGUE/LONDON, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Czech tennis player Jana Novotna, a Wimbledon champion in 1998 and 16-time grand-slam winner in doubles and mixed doubles, has died at the age of 49 after a long battle with cancer, the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) said on Monday.
Novotna won the title at the All England Club in 1998.
Ms. Novotna won a total of 17 Grand Slam titles, 16 of them in doubles and mixed doubles. The tribulations of her singles career, however, came to define her.
The Women's Tennis Association says 1998 Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has died at the age of 49. The women's tennis body says Novotna died Sunday after a long battle with cancer, the AP reports. The WTA made the announcement on Monday. Her family confirmed her death to the Czech Republic's...
PRAGUE, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Czech tennis player Jana Novotna, a Wimbledon champion in 1998, has died at the age of 49, the WTA said on Monday.
CZECH TENNIS PLAYER JANA NOVOTNA HAS DIED -WTA STATEMENT
Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has died at the age of 49. The Czech player lost her battle with cancer and died peacefully surrounded by her family.
No pleasure in this pain. Well, this story has a happy ending. But Jana Novotna‘s 1993 choke in the Wimbledon final — and her subsequent crying on the shoulder of the Duchess of Kent — rang in at no. 1 on a Tennis Channel countdown of greatest chokes of all time. And how could we [...]