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Ex-Wimbledon champ Novotna dies, aged 49

Novotna, who retired in 1999, was ranked No 2 in the world at her peak, a player defined by her grace, skill and unflagging competitive spirit.


JANA Novotna, a Czech tennis player who provided one of the most poignant moments in the modern history of her sport when she wept on the shoulder of a British royal after losing the 1993 Wimbledon singles title, and who came back to claim the honour five years later, died on...

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