Jana Rychlá (born Jana Pospíšilová on 23 March 1970) is a former professional tennis player from the Czech Republic.
|Country (sports)|| Czechoslovakia|
|Born||23 March 1970|
Kostelec u Křížků,
|Career titles||6 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 49 (13 February 1989)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||2R (1990)|
|French Open||2R (1988, 1989)|
|Wimbledon||1R (1989, 1990)|
|US Open||1R (1989, 1990)|
|Career titles||13 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 83 (13 May 1991)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||1R (1990, 1991)|
|French Open||2R (1988)|
|Wimbledon||2R (1990, 1992)|
|US Open||1R (1989, 1990)|
In both 1988 and 1989 she competed for Czechoslovakia in the Federation Cup. When Czechoslovakia won the competition in 1988, Pospíšilová featured in all five World Group matches, as the doubles partner of Jana Novotná. The pair were unbeaten until losing in the final to the USSR, but Czechoslovakia had already secured the title after winning both singles matches. In 1989 she played in two ties, again as a doubles player, this time partnering Regina Rajchrtová.
Pospíšilová began competing on the WTA Tour in 1988. In her first season she had an win in over second-seeded Helena Suková in a match at the 1988 European Indoors and lost the final of the Southern Cross Classic to Fed Cup teammate Jana Novotná, to finish at 50 in the year-end rankings. She peaked at 49 in the world early in 1989. Other career highlights include wins over Hana Mandlíková at the 1989 Canadian Open held in Toronto and victory against Pam Shriver at the 1990 NSW Open in Sydney. At the 1990 Athens Trophy, Pospíšilová partnered with Leona Lásková to reach her only career doubles final. The final was decided by a last set tie-break, which they lost 6–8 to Laura Garrone and Karin Kschwendt.
She has been married to Czech actor Petr Rychlý since 2006.
WTA Tour career finalsEdit
Singles: 1 runner-upEdit
|Loss||November, 1988||Adelaide, Australia||Tier II||Hard||Jana Novotná||5–7, 4–6|
Doubles: 1 runner-upEdit
|Loss||September, 1990||Athens, Greece||Tier V||Clay||Leona Lásková|| Laura Garrone
|0–6, 6–1, 6–7(6)|
|Runner-up||1.||19 January 1987||Stockholm, Sweden||Carpet||Catrin Jexell||3–6, 1–6|
|Winner||2.||28 September 1987||Bol, Yugoslavia||Clay||Karin Kschwendt||6–3, 6–3|
|Winner||3.||12 October 1987||Mali Lošinj, Yugoslavia||Clay||Karin Kschwendt||6–4, 6–4|
|Runner-up||4.||29 July 1991||Acireale, Italy||Clay||Li Fang||0–6, 5–7|
|Winner||5.||4 December 1995||Přerov, Czech Republic||Hard||Petra Rampre||6–2, 7–6(3)|
|Runner–up||6.||17 December 1995||Ostrava, Czech Republic||Hard||Katarína Studeníková||4–6, 3–6|
|Winner||7.||19 February 1996||Nürnberg, Germany||Carpet (i)||Ekaterina Sysoeva||6–3, 6–3|
|Winner||8.||3 November 1996||Stockholm, Sweden||Hard||Laurence Andretto||6–4, 1–6, 6–2|
|Winner||9.||2 June 1997||Bytom, Poland||Clay||Miroslava Vavrinec||7–6(4), 6–7(0), 6–1|
|Winner||1.||29 September 1986||Sibenik, Yugoslavia||Clay||Petra Langrová|| Denisa Krajčovičová
|Winner||2.||6 October 1986||Mali Lošinj, Yugoslavia||Clay||Petra Langrová|| Denisa Krajčovičová
|Runner-up||3.||13 October 1986||Rabac, Yugoslavia||Clay||Petra Langrová|| Denisa Krajčovičová
|Winner||4.||3 August 1987||Rheda, West Germany||Clay||Hana Fukárková|| Nora Bajchiková
|Winner||5.||20 August 1987||Darmstadt, West Germany||Clay||Hana Fukárková|| Nora Bajchiková
|Runner-up||6.||12 October 1987||Mali Lošinj, Yugoslavia||Clay||Denisa Krajčovičová|| Michaela Frimmelová
|5–7, 6–4, 5–7|
|Winner||7.||17 June 1991||Modena, Italy||Clay||Denisa Krajčovičová|| Yvonne Grubben
|Winner||8.||2 September 1991||Arzachena, Italy||Hard||Nanne Dahlman|| Ilana Berger
|3–6, 6–3, 6–1|
|Runner-up||9.||30 March 1992||Moncalieri, Italy||Clay||Radka Bobková|| Elena Makarova
|4–6, 6–2, 2–6|
|Winner||10.||6 April 1992||Caserta, Italy||Clay||Radka Bobková|| Estefanía Bottini
Virginia Ruano Pascual
|6–3, 2–6, 7–6|
|Winner||11.||31 August 1992||Klagenfurt, Austria||Clay||Denisa Krajčovičová|| Katja Oeljeklaus
|Runner–up||12.||14 September 1992||Karlovy Vary, Czechoslovakia||Clay||Kateřina Šišková|| Maria Lindström
|Runner–up||13.||7 March 1994||Prostějov, Czech Republic||Hard||Květa Peschke|| Lara Bitter
|Winner||14.||17 October 1994||Flensburg, Germany||Carpet||Kateřina Šišková|| Kirstin Freye
|6–2, 4–6, 6–2|
|Runner–up||15.||20 November 1994||Bad Gögging, Germany||Carpet (i)||Kateřina Šišková|| Cătălina Cristea
|6–3, 3–6, 2–6|
|Winner||16.||12 August 1996||Lohmar, Germany||Clay||Alena Vašková|| Michaela Paštiková
|6–7(1), 6–3, 6–3|
|Winner||17.||1 September 1997||Spoleto, Italy||Clay||Kateřina Šišková|| Ana Alcázar
|Winner||18.||22 September 1997||Thessaloniki, Greece||Clay||Radka Bobková|| Maria Goloviznina
|Winner||19.||17 August 1998||Valašské Meziříčí, Czech Republic||Clay||Magdalena Kučerová|| Katharzyna Teodorowicz
|6–3, 4–6, 7–6(5)|
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