Hana Mandlíková

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Hana Mandlíková (born 19 February 1962) is a former professional tennis player from Czechoslovakia who later obtained Australian citizenship.wikipedia
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Jana Novotná

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She retired in 1990, and went on to coach Jana Novotná to the 1998 Wimbledon singles title and a career-high ranking of No.
In the early 1990s, Novotná began to have success in singles once four-time Grand Slam singles champion Hana Mandlíková became her coach.

Grand Slam (tennis)

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During her career, she won four Grand Slam singles titles: the 1980 Australian Open, 1981 French Open, 1985 US Open, and the 1987 Australian Open. Mandlíková captured her first Grand Slam singles title at the Australian Open in 1980, defeating Wendy Turnbull in straight sets in the final.

1980 Australian Open

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During her career, she won four Grand Slam singles titles: the 1980 Australian Open, 1981 French Open, 1985 US Open, and the 1987 Australian Open.
The singles titles were won by American Brian Teacher and Czechoslovakian Hana Mandlíková.

1985 US Open (tennis)

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During her career, she won four Grand Slam singles titles: the 1980 Australian Open, 1981 French Open, 1985 US Open, and the 1987 Australian Open.
Hana Mandlíková defeated 🇺🇸 Martina Navratilova 7–6 (7–3), 1–6, 7–6 (7–2)

Sylvia Hanika

Her second came a year later at the French Open with straight-sets wins over Chris Evert in the semifinals and West German left-hander Sylvia Hanika in the final.
In 1981, Hanika reached the women's singles final at the French Open, where she was defeated 6–2, 6–4 by Hana Mandlíková.

Wendy Turnbull

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Mandlíková captured her first Grand Slam singles title at the Australian Open in 1980, defeating Wendy Turnbull in straight sets in the final.

Chris Evert

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Her second came a year later at the French Open with straight-sets wins over Chris Evert in the semifinals and West German left-hander Sylvia Hanika in the final. She led Czechoslovakia to three consecutive Fed Cup titles from 1983–1985, and was only the third woman to win Grand Slam titles on grass, clay, and hard courts, joining Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova.
Evert rebounded with another clay court streak that reached 64 matches (including titles at the 1979 and 1980 French Open) before ending with a semi-final loss to eventual winner Hana Mandlíková at the 1981 French Open (a record of 189 victories in 191 matches on clay from 1973 to 1981).

1987 Australian Open

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During her career, she won four Grand Slam singles titles: the 1980 Australian Open, 1981 French Open, 1985 US Open, and the 1987 Australian Open.
Hana Mandlíková defeated 🇺🇸 Martina Navratilova 7–5, 7–6 (7–1)

Martina Navratilova

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She was also the runner-up at four Grand Slam singles events, including the Wimbledon finals of 1981 and 1986, and won one Grand Slam women's doubles title, at the 1989 US Open with Martina Navratilova.
5 seed Hana Mandlíková in the semifinal.

1981 French Open

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During her career, she won four Grand Slam singles titles: the 1980 Australian Open, 1981 French Open, 1985 US Open, and the 1987 Australian Open.
Hana Mandlíková defeated Sylvia Hanika, 6–2, 6–4

Tracy Austin

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In 1985, Mandlíková became the first woman since Tracy Austin to beat both Evert and Navratilova in the same tournament when she beat the top-seeded Evert in the semifinals and then the second-seeded Navratilova in the three-set final at the US Open.
Evert went on to beat Hana Mandlíková in the final, thus securing for herself the year-ending World No.

Pam Shriver

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In doing so, they defeated the top two teams of the time, Navratilova and Pam Shriver in the semifinals and Claudia Kohde-Kilsch and Helena Suková in the final.
She lost the next eight Grand Slam singles semifinals she played, four of them to Navratilova, two to Steffi Graf, and one each to Evert and Hana Mandlíková.

1989 US Open (tennis)

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She was also the runner-up at four Grand Slam singles events, including the Wimbledon finals of 1981 and 1986, and won one Grand Slam women's doubles title, at the 1989 US Open with Martina Navratilova.
🇦🇺 Hana Mandlíková / 🇺🇸 Martina Navratilova defeated 🇺🇸 Mary Joe Fernández / 🇺🇸 Pam Shriver 5–7, 6–4, 6–4

Claudia Kohde-Kilsch

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In doing so, they defeated the top two teams of the time, Navratilova and Pam Shriver in the semifinals and Claudia Kohde-Kilsch and Helena Suková in the final.

1980 Australian Open – Women's Singles

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Third-seeded Hana Mandlíková defeated Wendy Turnbull 6–0, 7–5 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1980 Australian Open.

WTA Finals

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The following year, Mandlíková teamed with Turnbull to win the women's doubles title at the WTA Tour Championships.

Betty Stöve

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During her professional career Mandlíková was coached by former tennis player Betty Stöve.
Stöve coached Hana Mandlíková from 1980 through 1990.

Czechoslovakia

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Hana Mandlíková (born 19 February 1962) is a former professional tennis player from Czechoslovakia who later obtained Australian citizenship.
Several accomplished professional tennis players including Ivan Lendl, Jan Kodeš, Miloslav Mečíř, Hana Mandlíková, Martina Hingis, Martina Navratilova, Jana Novotna, Petra Kvitová and Daniela Hantuchová were born in Czechoslovakia.

1981 French Open – Women's Singles

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Third-seeded Hana Mandlíková defeated Sylvia Hanika 6–2, 6–4 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1981 French Open.

Mary Joe Fernández

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Mandlíková and Navratilova teamed in 1989 to win the US Open women's doubles title, defeating Shriver and Mary Joe Fernández in the final.

1987 Australian Open – Women's Singles

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Hana Mandlíková defeated Martina Navratilova in the final, 7–5, 7–6 (7–1) to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1987 Australian Open.

International Tennis Hall of Fame

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Mandlíková was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1994 and received the Hall of Fame ring in 2017.

1982 French Open – Women's Singles

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Hana Mandlíková was the defending champion but was defeated by Martina Navratilova in the semifinals.