Showing posts with label tennis news. Show all posts
Showing posts with label tennis news. Show all posts

Monday, November 20, 2017

Jana Novotna dies after battle with cancer

Jana Novotna dies after battle with cancer

Jana Novotna has died at the age of 49 after a long battle with cancer.

Novotna, who entered the tennis Hall of Fame in 2005, died surrounded by her family in the Czech Republic, the WTA said.

In a career spanning 14 years on the professional circuit that included 24 WTA singles titles and 76 doubles titles, Novotna finally won her only singles grand slam at Wimbledon in 1998 after losing in the final in 1993 and 1997.

Saturday, March 17, 2012

BreakPoint invites World’s Top Tennis Players to join the fight against poverty

BreakPoint invites World’s Top Tennis Players to join the fight against poverty

Professional tennis players are invited to increase awareness and raise funds to help millions living in extreme poverty in Latin America.

On March 20th 2012, on the eve of the beginning of the Sony Ericsson Open tennis tournament, BreakPoint will bring together world‐renowned tennis players, local business and community leaders with the goal of raising funds and awareness for families living in extreme poverty.

This will be the This 3rd Edition of BreakPoint and will count with the support of more than 20 top tennis players including former world N°1 player Juan Carlos Ferrero (Spain), former world N°3 player David Nalbandian (Argentina), Argentinean duet Paola Suarez and Gisela Dulko, and Fernando Gonzalez (Chile) who will be honored during the event.