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July 25, 1986 | Associated Press
Hana Mandlikova, the world's third-ranked woman tennis player, took a break from training today to marry a longtime admirer in a brief ceremony at Prague's old town hall. The marriage of Mandlikova, 24, and Jan Sedlak surprised everybody. "They suddenly decided to do it," said the bride's father, Vilem Mandlik, who said he learned of their plans Thursday.
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June 20, 1990 | From Associated Press
After 13 years, $3 million and four Grand Slam titles, Hana Mandlikova is calling it quits for her singles career after Wimbledon. The 28-year-old Mandlikova, who rose to No. 3 in the rankings but is now 31st on the computer, made her announcement today at the Pilkington Glass Championships in Eastbourne. "I am like an orange without any juice," she said. "The determination is not there, the motivation is not there, and I am too proud to be losing to players I should not lose to.
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January 19, 1990 | From Associated Press
Angelica Gavaldon is an 11th-grade student from San Diego taking high school correspondence courses. She is also an amateur tennis player competing against--and beating--professionals at the Australian Open, the year's first Grand Slam tournament. "If someone asked me if I thought I'd be in the third round at my first Grand Slam event, I honestly would have had to say no," said Gavaldon, 16, a two-time section champion while playing for Our Lady of Peace.
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January 19, 1990 | From Associated Press
Angelica Gavaldon is an 11th-grade student from San Diego taking high school correspondence courses. She is also an amateur tennis player competing against--and beating--professionals at the Australian Open, the year's first Grand Slam tournament. "If someone asked me if I thought I'd be in the third round at my first Grand Slam event, I honestly would have had to say no," said Gavaldon, 16, a two-time section champion while playing for Our Lady of Peace.
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January 9, 1987 | Associated Press
Wendy Turnbull of Australia, seeded 10th, upset top-seeded Hana Mandlikova, 6-3, 7-5, Thursday in the third round of the $150,000 New South Wales Open tennis championships.
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January 6, 1990
Martina Navratilova, Hana Mandlikova, Helena Sukova and Jana Novotna are the first entries in the $350,000 Virginia Slims of Indian Wells to be held Feb. 26-March 4 at Hyatt Grand Champions.
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August 29, 1985 | United Press International
Defending champion John McEnroe shook off his first day troubles to beat Canadian Martin Wostenholme, 6-0, 7-6, 6-1, today to reach the third round of the U.S. Open. In the women's division of tennis play, No. 3 seed Hana Mandlikova, twice the runner-up in the Open, registered a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Britain's Annabel Croft.
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June 20, 1990 | From Associated Press
After 13 years, $3 million and four Grand Slam titles, Hana Mandlikova is calling it quits for her singles career after Wimbledon. The 28-year-old Mandlikova, who rose to No. 3 in the rankings but is now 31st on the computer, made her announcement today at the Pilkington Glass Championships in Eastbourne. "I am like an orange without any juice," she said. "The determination is not there, the motivation is not there, and I am too proud to be losing to players I should not lose to.
NEWS
December 28, 1988 | From Times staff and wire reports
Hana Mandlikova, playing her first match for Australia, lost to 17-year-old Sarah Loosemore of Britain 6-1, 6-2 today in the opening round of the Hopman Cup tennis tournament. Mandlikova, who became an Australian citizen last January, was playing for the first time since Wimbledon. The Czech national had been sidelined by a hamstring injury. Mandlikova teamed with Pat Cash in the mixed doubles, beating Jeremy Bates and Loosemore 6-4, 7-5.
SPORTS
January 6, 1990
Martina Navratilova, Hana Mandlikova, Helena Sukova and Jana Novotna are the first entries in the $350,000 Virginia Slims of Indian Wells to be held Feb. 26-March 4 at Hyatt Grand Champions.
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September 11, 1989 | Associated Press
Martina Navratilova, who won 19 Grand Slam doubles titles with Pam Shriver as a partner, teamed with Hana Mandlikova to take the U.S. Open women's doubles title Sunday. Navratilova and Mandlikova beat Shriver and Mary Jo Fernandez, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4. Navratilova and Shriver split last month. "We've had one of the greatest partnerships of all time together," said Navratilova, who is expected to team with Shriver next month in the Federation Cup.
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August 6, 1989 | Mike Downey
With regard to women's tennis, we think of Steffi Graf, the most dependable German machine since the Benz, or Chris Evert, who someday soon will step out of bounds never to step back, or Martina Navratilova, who can still teach the teen-agers a thing or two, or even, more recently, Tracy Austin, whose recent auto accident once again reminds us of how good she once was, and how much greater she might have become with a little better luck.
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June 25, 1989 | THOMAS BONK
Hana Mandlikova, a four-time champion in Grand Slam tournaments, has entered the $300,000 Virginia Slims of Los Angeles. A strong field is shaping up for the event, which will be held Aug. 7-13 at the Manhattan Country Club in Manhattan Beach. Also committed to playing are Martina Navratilova, Gabriela Sabatini, Chris Evert, Zina Garrison and Mary Joe Fernandez. Mandlikova, ranked No. 19 in the world, has won the Australian Open championship twice and the U.S. Open and French Open titles once each.
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January 22, 1989
The old Hana Mandlikova won 4 Grand Slam tournaments, was once ranked No. 3 in the world and was terribly unhappy. The new Hana Mandlikova has a new ranking, a new coach, a new outlook and a new marital status. Now, after taking 6 months off to improve her health, both physical and mental, Mandlikova has returned to the sport that drove her away. "I am just fresh and eager and I have my heart in it," she said. "If my head is not there, my heart is not there."
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January 17, 1989 | ANNA-MARIA FERNANDEZ, Special to The Times
After a decade of traveling the world on the women's professional tennis tour, Hana Mandlikova reached her break point last summer. She took the rest of the year off after competing at Wimbledon, the only Grand Slam event she has not won. "The first half of last year was the worst 6 months I've ever had playing tennis," she said after her successful return last week in the first round of the New South Wales Championships at Sydney, Australia.
NEWS
December 28, 1988 | From Times staff and wire reports
Hana Mandlikova, playing her first match for Australia, lost to 17-year-old Sarah Loosemore of Britain 6-1, 6-2 today in the opening round of the Hopman Cup tennis tournament. Mandlikova, who became an Australian citizen last January, was playing for the first time since Wimbledon. The Czech national had been sidelined by a hamstring injury. Mandlikova teamed with Pat Cash in the mixed doubles, beating Jeremy Bates and Loosemore 6-4, 7-5.
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May 25, 1988 | Associated Press
American Tim Mayotte and No. 8 women's seed Hana Mandlikova were eliminated in second-round surprises of the French Open today. The upset wave did not reach defending champion Steffi Graf, the other top women's seeds--Chris Evert, Martina Navratilova and Gabriela Sabatini of Argentina--or men's seeds Stefan Edberg and Mats Wilander, both of Sweden, and America's new young hope Andre Agassi, all of whom romped to easy victories. Mayotte fell 7-6, 6-4, 6-4 to Magnus Gustaffson of Sweden.
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