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Iwona Kuczyńska (born 22 February 1961) is a retired professional tennis player from Poland. She won one doubles title in 1988, partnering with Martina Navratilova. From 2010 to 2017, she lived in the village of Omice in Czech Republic, with her partner, former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna.[1][2][3]

Iwona Kuczyńska
Country (sports) Poland
Born (1961-02-22) 22 February 1961 (age 58)
Turned pro1981
Retired1990
Prize moneyUS$ 121,975
Singles
Career record25–43
Highest rankingNo. 64 (12 October 1987)
Doubles
Career record37–43
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 35 (16 January 1989)

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WTA Tour finalsEdit

Doubles 3 (1–2)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 1
Tier IV & V 0
Titles by surface
Hard 0
Clay 0
Grass 0
Carpet 1
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 7 March 1983 Pittsburgh, United States Carpet   Trey Lewis   Candy Reynolds
  Paula Smith
2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 23 September 1984 San Diego, United States Hard   Terry Holladay   Betsy Nagelsen
  Paula Smith
2–6, 4–6
Winner 1. 16 October 1988 Filderstadt, Germany Carpet   Martina Navratilova   Raffaella Reggi
  Elna Reinach
6–1, 6–4

ITF FinalsEdit

Singles (1–1)Edit

Legend
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 19 January 1987 Bayonne, France Carpet   Catherine Mothes 2-6 6-3 6-4
Runner-up 1. 4 December 1989 Le Havre, France Clay   Nathalie Herreman 4-6 6-7(5-7)

Doubles (6–3)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 12 July 1981 Marseille, France Clay   Florența Mihai   Isabelle Vernhes
  Daniela Porzio
6-7 6-2 6-1
Winner 2. 26 July 1981 Loano, Italy Clay   Sabina Simmonds   Katalin Farkas
  Éva Rózsavölgyi
6-3 6-1
Winner 3. 9 August 1981 Sezze, Italy Clay   Sabina Simmonds   Chris O'Neil
  Mimmi Wikstedt
6-0 6-4
Winner 4. 16 August 1981 Nicolosi, Italy Clay   Sabina Simmonds   Andrea Tiezzi
  Isabelle Villaverde
6-3 6-1
Runner-up 5. 15 August 1982 Baltimore, United States Hard   Wendy Luhmann   JoAnne Russell
  Laura duPont
2–6 2–6
Winner 6. 21 July 1986 Vaihingen, West Germany Clay   Hana Fukárková   Anneli Bjork
  Sarah Sullivan
7–5 6–0
Runner-up 7. 19 January 1987 Bayonne, France Hard   Corinne Vanier   Virginia Ruzici
  Catherine Tanvier
3-6 2-6
Runner-up 8. 20 April 1987 Monviso, Italy Clay   Hana Fukárková   Viktoria Milvidskaia
  Aida Halatian
5-7 3-6
Winner 9. 26 March 1990 Limoges, France Carpet   Ann Devries   Catherine Tanvier
  Sandrine Testud
6–3 3–6 6–4

Head-to-head recordEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rao, Prashant S.; Cowell, Alan (20 November 2017). "Jana Novotna, Czech Winner of Wimbledon, Dies at 49". The New York Times. Retrieved 20 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Jana Novotná obituary". 21 November 2017. Retrieved 21 November 2017 – via The Guardian.
  3. ^ Janicek, Karel (20 November 2017). "Former Wimbledon tennis champion Jana Novotna dies at 49". Retrieved 20 November 2017 – via Toronto Star.

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