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helenasukova

Helena Sukova was one of the world’s best tennis players from 1981-1998, holding the 1st position on the WTA women’s doubles rankings and 4th place in singles.

 

During her career on the women’s tour she was singles finalist at Australian and US Opens. In doubles and mixed doubles she won 7 titles at Wimbledon, 2 at the Australian Open, 3 at the US Open, 2 at the French Open and won the WTA Championship. She won silver medals in the 1988 and 1996 Olympics (Seoul and Atlanta).

 

Post-retirement, Helena, now working as a psychologist, has also dedicated herself to developing tennis in the Czech Republic, notably as President of the International Lawn Tennis Club there and member of the Committee of the Czech Fair Play Club. Helena helps many humanitarian causes as her involvement in the Czech Association for Cystic Fibrosis shows and her role of Ambassador for the Harvey Ball World Smile Foundation.


 

 
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