Jana Novotna: Former Wimbledon champion dies at age of 49

The Women’s Tennis Association said Novotna, who had cancer, “died peacefully, surrounded by her family”.

The Czech player had lost in the Wimbledon final in 1993 and 1997 before winning the Grand Slam tournament when she beat Nathalie Tauziat in 1998.

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