What famous tennis player died?

Vitas Gerulaitis

Vitas Gerulaitis at the 1978 ABN World Tennis Tournament
Country (sports) United States
Born July 26, 1954 Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Died September 17, 1994 (aged 40) Southampton, New York, U.S.

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Besides, has anyone ever been killed by a tennis ball?

Richard Wertheim ( c. 1923—September 15, 1983) was an American tennis linesman who suffered a fatal injury on September 10, 1983, during a match at the 1983 US Open. He was injured when Stefan Edberg sent an errant serve directly into his groin. Wertheim was sitting in a chair and officiating at the center line.

Also to know is, what famous tennis player died recently? The tennis world is mourning the tragic death of former World No. 89 Julie Ditty Qualls, who died this week at the age of 42. The American died on Tuesday after a six-year battle with cancer.

People also ask, who said no one beats me 17 times in a row?

Vitas Gerulaitis

Did Hana Mandlikova win Wimbledon?

She retired from the professional tennis tour in 1990 at age 28, having won 27 singles and 19 doubles titles. Since retiring from the tour, she has become a successful tennis coach. She coached Jana Novotná for nine years (1990–99), and during this time Novotná, won Wimbledon and reached the world No. 2 ranking.

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