Extractions: Home About Us Hall of Famers Calendar of Events Museum Membership Press Center Tournament Facility Rental Lawn Tennis Club Indoor Tennis Club Professional Instruction Architectural History Information Research Center Hall of Fame Awards Newport Casino Tennis Links Contact Information Directions Sign Up for our News Bulletins Jana Novotna of the Czech Republic captured the women's singles championship at Wimbledon in 1998 after reaching the final in both 1993 and 1997. In addition, she won 12 major women's doubles championships: 2 Australian (1990, 1995); 3 French (1990-91, 1998); 4 Wimbledon (1989-90, 1995, 1998) and 3 US (1994, 1997-98); along with 4 major mixed doubles championships: 2 Australian (1988-89) Wimbledon (1988) and US (1987). In a career spanning twelve years, Novotna captured 24 singles titles and 76 doubles titles, reaching a career high singles ranking of No. 2 in 1997. She was ranked in the World Top 10 seven times between 1991 and 1998. Her career win-loss record stands at 568-223 in singles and 697-152 in doubles.
Extractions: Tournament Tickets Home About Us Hall of Famers Calendar of Events Museum Membership Press Center Tournament Facility Rental Lawn Tennis Club Indoor Tennis Club Professional Instruction Architectural History Information Research Center Hall of Fame Awards Newport Casino Tennis Links Contact Information Directions Sign Up for our News Bulletins NEWPORT, RI - The International Tennis Hall of Fame announced today that a special doubles exhibition featuring Jim Courier and Jana Novotna will be played on Sunday, July 10. An ATP Foundation Cup event, the exhibition will be held at 10:00 on Bill Talbert Center Court at the International Tennis Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame will announce the two other doubles participants next week. This rare occasion is in conjunction with the Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships and the Class of 2005 Induction Weekend. "Last year we hosted the inaugural ATP Foundation Cup at the International Tennis Hall of Fame," said Mark L. Stenning, ITHF Chief Executive Officer and Tournament Chairman. "Andre Agassi and Rod Laver played Tony Roche and John McEnroe - it was a huge success and great fun for the fans. With Jim and Jana already in the line-up, we should have another great event."
Extractions: Bowing out with grace Click here for more on this story Posted: Tuesday September 07, 1999 01:53 AM Novotna has earned more than $10 million in a career that began in 1986. AP NEW YORK (AP) Surrounded by teen-agers with booming serves and ground games to match, Jana Novotna decided Monday to leave tennis, announcing her retirement at the U.S. Open. Novotna, who will be 31 next month, said she would keep her tournament commitments for the remainder of the year and then put away her rackets. "I've been thinking about this for a very long time," she said. "It's really difficult to point out one thing. I just feel the time for it is right." Novotna's decision comes less than a month after longtime rival Steffi Graf announced her own retirement.