Popular Tennis Player Hana Mandlikova
Of Czech origin, Hana Mandlikova is an adept tennis player who dominated the tennis arena with her articulate skills and beautiful display of strokes throughout the 1980s. Having represented two countries, first her native country Czechoslovakia and later on Australia, Hana Mandlikova is certainly a renowned name in the galore of tennis and is remembered and hauled by many for the beauty with which she would display her skills at the game of tennis.
She is proudly acclaimed as the victor of four Grand Slams, namely two Australian Opens and one Us Open and French Open each. Such an accomplishment is one of the many other reasons why she is remembered as an exceptionally talented tennis player even two decades after her retirement.
While she emerged successful and was hailed victor at four Grand Slams, she nonetheless managed to reach the finals four more times, at all of which she was declared runner-up. Other than that, Hana Mandlikova also has to her name the honour of being crowned victorious at the US Open doubles in 1989, a feat she accomplished in partnership with her accomplice Martina Navratilova.
Injuries affected much of the latter part of the career of Hana Mandlikova, forcing her to retire at a surprisingly early age of 28. Had her career not fallen prey to this menace, the world of tennis would surely have gotten to see much more from this legend and would have had a lot more accolades to associate her name with for sure.