Facts of Ivan Lendl
|Full Name:||Ivan Lendl|
|Age:||59 years 5 months|
|Birth Date:||March 07, 1960|
|Birth Place:||Ostrava, Czechoslovakia|
|Father's Name:||Jiri Lendi|
|Mother's Name:||Olga Lendlova|
|Husband / Wife Name:||Samantha Frankel.|
|Education:||University of Alabama|
|Height / How tall? :||6 feet 2 inches (1.88m)|
|Net Worth:||$40 million|
|Nationality:||Dual(American and Czech Republican)|
|Hair Color:||black and white|
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Ivan Lendl is a retired professional tennis player. In the 1980s, he was the world No. 1 for 270 weeks and had completed his career with 94 singles titles. Furthermore, he has even achieved eight titles and was runner-up a record 11 times as well as seven year-end championships.
Ivan Lendl’s Age, Bio/ wiki
Ivan Lendl was born on 7th March 1960 in Ostrava, Czechia. He holds American nationality and is now 58 years old. He was born in tennis player family; where his mother Olga, was at one point ranked the no. 2 female players of the country and father Jiri Lendl. In 1987, he had successfully applied for a U.S. Permanent Resident Card in order to represent the USA in the 1988 Olympic Games and in the Davis Cup.
Furthermore, he is graduated from the University of Alabama. There is no information available about his school life.
Ivan Lendl’s career, and achievements
Moving towards his professional life, he had started in 1978; where he had won the boys’ singles titles at both the French Open and Wimbledon and was the world No. 1 ranked junior player. He had even won seven singles titles in 1980, including three tournament wins in three consecutive weeks on three different surfaces. The next year (1981), he had won ten titles, including his first season-ending Masters Grand Prix tour title, defeating Vitas Gerulaitis in five sets.
Likewise, he had even won 15 of the 23 singles tournaments he entered and had a 44-match winning streak in 1982. Then, he had finished the World Championship Tennis (WCT) tour, where he won all ten tournaments he entered, including his first WCT Finals as well as defeated John McEnroe in straight sets. Due to his success in his career, he had bought his own house in Greenwich, Connecticut in 1984.
Similarly, due to his chronic back pain, he had announced his retirement from professional tennis on December 21, 1994. In 2010, he had returned to play in the Caesars Tennis Classic exhibition match in Atlantic City, New Jersey. He had even played with Madison Square Garden in New York City in 2011 and Czech Jiří Novák in the exhibition match.
Once in his interview, he had even said,
“Once you win, you have no doubt that you can win. So you have gone through it once, and you can do it again.”
Furthermore, after his retirement in 2011, he was appointed to coach Andy Murray and has been credited with improving Murray’s maturity and consistency, guiding him to his first two Grand Slam victories.
Ivan Lendl’s marriage (wife Samantha Frankel and daughter)
Moving towards his personal life, he had married his beloved wife Samantha Frankel on 16th September 1989. The couple has altogether five daughters: Marika, twins Isabelle and Caroline, Daniela, and Nikola. His two daughters(Marika and Isabelle) are enrolled in the University of Florida Women’s Golf Team. Daniela has enrolled in the University of Alabama Women’s Golf Team. Furthermore, his daughter Caroline was a part of the University of Alabama Women’s Rowing Team for the 2011–2012 academic year, and Nikola is an instructor at SoulCycle.
Ivan Lendl’s Rumors and Controversy
There was a controversy that he had been expelled from the Czechoslovak Davis Cup as well as fined $150,000 by The Czechoslovak Sports Federation (ČSTV).
Ivan Lendl’s body measurement (height)
He has a height of 6 ft. 2 inches and he weighs 79 kg. He has black and white hair as well as a pair of black eyes.
Ivan Lendl has about 94 followers on Twitter and around 20.5k followers on Facebook but there is no information available of his Instagram followers. He even earns a net worth of $40 million.