Petr Korda

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Petr Korda is a former professional tennis player from the Czech Republic. Moreover, Petr Korda won the Australian Open in 1998 and finished second in the French Open in 1992, attaining a career-high ranking of No. 2 in February 1998. His children Sebastian, Jessica, and Nelly are also well-known sportspeople.

Early life

Petr Korda was born on 23rd January 1968, in Prague, Czechoslovakia. As of now, this former athlete is 54 years old and is a citizen of the Czechoslovakian nationality. Apart from this, there is no more information regarding his parents, siblings, zodiac sign, ethnicity, and childhood life. We may presume that his parents reared him nicely as a child.

Talking about Petr’s educational career, there is no more information regarding his educational life. Moreover, we may assume that this player has completed his academic career at a well-known University of America.

Professional career

Petr Korda rose to prominence in the tennis world as a promising junior player. He won the boy’s doubles title at the French Open in 1985 with fellow Czech Cyril Suk. That year, he and Suk were rated as the joint-World No. 1 junior doubles players. Firstly, he began his professional career in 1987. In 1988, he earned his first top-level doubles championship, and in 1991, he won his first top-level singles trophy.

During his career, he reached four Grand Slam finals: two in singles and two in doubles. Moreover, he and Goran Ivanievi finished second in the men’s doubles at the French Open in 1990. He reached the French Open men’s singles final in 1992 but was beaten in straight sets by defending winner Jim Courier 7–5, 6–2, 6–1. In addition, he won the men’s doubles title at the Australian Open in 1996 alongside Stefan Edberg.

He became the first high-profile tennis player to be caught ingesting a prohibited drug just months after winning the Australian Open in 1998. Further, he tested positive for nandrolone after a match at Wimbledon. He was then suspended from the sport for a year. He did not return to the professional tour after his suspension, ultimately ending his career.

Sebastian Korda

Sebastian Korda is a professional tennis player from America. He reached his career-high ATP singles rating of world Number 30 on May 2, 2022. This tennis player has only won one ATP singles event, the Emilia-Romagna Open in 2021. He also won the Australian Open junior championship in 2018, 20 years after his father, Petr Korda, won the senior title.

Jessica Korda

Jessica Korda is an LPGA Tour professional golfer from the United States. In her rookie season, she competed in 15 events, with her best performance a tie for 19th at the Avnet LPGA Classic. Moreover, her maiden professional victory came at the Women’s Australian Open at Royal Melbourne in the first tournament of the 2012 season.

Her triumph came on the second hole of a six-person playoff after rounds of 72-70-73-74. In January 2014, she won her second LPGA Tour title at the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic, finishing one stroke ahead of Stacy Lewis.

Nelly Korda

Nelly Korda is a professional golfer from the United States who has won seven times on the LPGA Tour. This golfer competed in both the 2021 and 2019 Solheim Cups. At the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, she also won the Olympic gold medal in the women’s golf event.

Awards and Net Worth

Petr Korda

Caption: Petr Korda winning the Australian Open Trophy (Source: Sydney Morning Herald)

He won the Australian Open in 1998 and finished second in the French Open in 1992, reaching a career-high ranking of No. 2 in the process.

According to online sources, his net worth estimates at around $1 million to $2 million. Besides that, this man has not disclosed his income and salary in public yet.

Relationship Status

He is married to his wife Regina Rajchrtova. Regina is also a former professional tennis player. The couple has three children whose names are Sabastian, Jessica, and Neelly. All three are active in sports and are popular faces on their field. Sebastian is a world-renowned Tennis player. Jessica and Neelly are professional golfers who play on the LPGA Tour.

Petr Korda

Caption: Petr Korda with his wife and daughter (Source: The New York Times)

This man tested positive for nandrolone after a match at Wimbledon which ended his professional career.

Body measurements and Social media

This former tennis player is 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs around 73 kg. Moreover, this man has blonde hair with light blue eyes in color and there is bi more information regarding his other body measurements.

Petr Korda

Caption: Petr Korda body measurements Caption: Petr Korda body measurements (Source: Teraz)

This former tennis player is not active on social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook and enjoys his private life.

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