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    1. Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies at 49

      Bristol Herald Courier12 hours ago

      FILE - In this July 5, 1997 file photo, Jana Novotna of the Czech Republic plays a backhand return to Martina Hingis of Switzerland during their Women's Singles final on

    2. The words "Wimbledon champion" describe so few human beings that they alone make for lavish compliment even when simply accurate. For a Czech player probably obscure to Americans who seldom ...

    3. In 1997, Novotna returned to Wimbledon, competing in the final against Martina Hingis, a Czech-born teen. When Novotna lost again, the Duchess assured her that the third try would ...

    4. Few athletes have touched the hearts of strangers to the extent that Jana Novotna did on Wimbledon’s Centre Court, 24 years ago. Novotna produced one of the defining sporting moments of the ...

    5. Again, she lost, this time to the teenage tyro Martina Hingis, after being a point away from a 3-0 lead in the final set but this time she was scuppered not so much by a lack of ...

    6. Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has died aged 49.

    7. Tennis superstar Serena Williams married Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian on Thursday at a ceremony in New Orleans, according to multiple media reports. The Australian Open tweeted a "just married ...

    8. Jana Novotna, who has died at the age of 49, ended her wait for SW19 glory in 1998. Writing in the Guardian that year, Stephen Bierley recalled a famous day

    9. “Third time lucky,” the Duchess told Novotna after she lost the 1997 Wimbledon final to Martina Hingis in three sets. The Duchess was right. “I think I always said that winning ...

    10. She won Wimbledon on her 13th appearance, and though she had faced all-time-great opposition in her first three major singles finals — Monica Seles, Graf and Martina Hingis — she ...

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