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Tennis player Ivan Lendl is married and a father of five.

Relationship Facts of Ivan Lendl

Ivan Lendl is married to Samantha Frankel.
Ivan Lendl married on September 16, 1989.
💑 Anniversary in 177 days 💑
He is father of Five(Caroline,Daniela,Isabelle,Marika and Nilkola).
Ivan Lendl is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Ivan Lendl?

Ivan Lendl has been married to his beloved wife Samantha Frankel. The couple tied the knot on September 16, 1989. They are currently living in Goshen, Connecticut.

They have welcomed five daughters and they are named Isabelle, Daniela, Caroline, Marika, and Nikola. Nikola enjoys horsing events, Caroline is interested in rowing, while his other daughters are interested in golf.

Who is Ivan Lendl?

Ivan Lendl is a retired Czech-American professional tennis player and he is considered one of the greatest in the sport’s history.

He became world No. 1 for 270 weeks in the 1980s and ended his career with 94 singles titles.

He is considered one of the most influential tennis players in his current time and after his retirement, he coached multiple players including Andy Murray, who won three major titles and reach the No. 1 ranking.

Who are the parents of Ivan Lendl?

He was born on March 7, 1960, in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia. He is currently 61 years old and his birth sign is Pieces.

His father’s name is Jiri Lendi and his mother’s name is Olga Lendlova. His parents were top tennis players in Czechoslovakia.

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Caption: Ivan Lendl and his wife (Source: Biography Line)

His mother once became the no.2 best player in the country. He learned to play tennis in his childhood and he was grown up in his birthplace. He holds dual nationality of American and Czech Republican. His ethnicity is Caucasian.

Education, School/College University

He graduated from the University of Alabama. There is no detailed information available about his school life.

Ivan Lendl: Professional Life, Career

He played as a professional tennis player since 1978. He reached his first top-level singles final in 1979 and won seven singles titles in 1980. Ivan was a member of Czechoslovakia’s Davis Cup win that year. He was part of the team that won the World Team Cup in 1981 and became runner-up in 1984 and 1985.

Ivan made his way to the US in 1986 because his country’s Tennis Association viewed him as an ‘illegal defector’. He won ten titles in 1981 including his first-season ending Masters Grand Prix tour title. Ivan won seven tournaments in 1983 and reached his first Grand Slam final at the French Open in 1981 and lost in five sets to Björn Borg.

He was also defeated in the final of the Grand Slam final and he finally won his first Grand Slam title at the 1984 French Open. He lost the French Open final with Mats Wilander in 1985.

Roger Federer recorded with him as the only male player with over 90% match wins in five different years in 2006 and he won his first Australian Open title in 1989 and became the winner of the Queens’s Club Championships in 1990.

He retired from his profession due to chronic back pain at the age of 34, on December 21, 1994, but he participated in other matches like the Caesars Tennis Classic exhibition match in Atlantic City. He played in the match against McEnroe at Madison Square Garden in New York City and also played in the 2012 Sparta Prague open tournament.

Ivan also worked as a coach for Andy Murray on December 31, 2011, and he left the club on March 19, 2014, but again he rejoined Andy Murray and worked as a coach on June 12, 2016.

He organized the charity competition ‘Ivan Lendl Celebrity Golf Tournament’ in 2004 and played several times in the ‘Gary Player Invitation charity Pro-Am’ and the fund was used for the education of the unprivileged around the world.

Awards, Nominations

He was awarded both Boy’s junior French Open and Wimbledon during his junior career. He won his first Grand Slam title in which he beat John McEnroe in the ‘French Open’ in 1984, won the ‘French Open’ title in 1986, and won the ‘Australian Open’ title where he defended Stefan Edberg in 1990.

How much is the net worth of Ivan Lendl?

It is estimated that he has a net worth of around $40 million as of 2023, and his main source of earnings is his professional career. His salary and income are under review,

Ivan Lendl: Rumors, Controversy/Scandal

He was expelled from the Czechoslovak Davis cup and fined $150,000 by The Czechoslovak Sports Federation (ČSTV), controlled by the Communist Party.

Height, Weight, Body Size

He has a height of 6 ft. 2 inches and he weighs 79 kg. He has black and white hair and black eyes.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

He has about 92 followers on Twitter and around 20.47k followers on Facebook but there is no information available on his Instagram followers.


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