Jana Novotna Height, Weight, Age, Death Cause, Biography, Family, Husband, Facts & More

Jana Novotna

Real NameJana Novotna
ProfessionProfessional Tennis Player
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 132 lbs
Eye ColourLavender Gray
Hair ColourExtra Light Beige Blonde
International DebutTurned pro in 1987
Coach/MentorMike Estep, Hana Mandlíková
Favorite ShotOne-Handed Backhand
Achievements (important ones)Singles
• Winner of Wimbledon in 1998
• 2-time winner of the Australian Open in the years 1990 and 1995
• 3-time winner of the French Open in the years 1990, 1991 and 1998
• 4-time winner of the Wimbledon in the years 1989, 1990, 1995 and 1998
• 3-time winner of the US Open in the years 1994, 1997 and 1998
Mixed Doubles
• 2-time winner of the Australian Open in the years 1988 and 1989
• Winner of the Wimbledon in 1989
• Winner of the US Open in 1988
Personal Life
Date of BirthOctober 2, 1968
Birth PlaceBrno, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic)
Date of DeathNovember 19, 2017
Place of DeathBrno, Czech Republic
Age (at the time of death)49 Years
Death CauseDied of Cancer
Zodiac sign/Sun signLibra
HometownBrno, Czech Republic
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationNot Known
FamilyNot Known
ReligionNot Known
HobbiesListening to Music, Traveling
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusNot Known
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known
Husband/SpouseNot Known
ChildrenNot Known
Money Factor
Net WorthNot Known

Jana Novotna

Some Lesser Known Facts About Jana Novotna

  • Did Jana Novotna smoke?: Not Known
  • Did Jana Novotna drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • She was born and raised in Brno, Czech Republic.
  • During her career, she had been a world number one in doubles and number two in singles.
  • She captured the hearts of people in 1993 when she burst into tears after losing to Steffi Graf in the Wimbledon Final. During the presentation ceremony, Jana started crying when presented with the loser’s trophy. However, the Duchess of Kent consoled her. Jana Novotna Crying During the 1993 Wimbledon Final
  • After losing to Martina Hingis in 1997, she won the Wimbledon Final in 1998 and became the oldest first-time Grand Slam singles winner in the Open era at 29 years and 9 months.
  • On November 19, 2017, she died of cancer at the age of 49, surrounded by her family.

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