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  Jan Kodeš - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jan Kodeš (born March 1, 1946, in Prague, Czechoslovakia) was a right-handed Czech tennis player who won three Grand Slam events in the early-1970s.
Born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic), Jan's greatest success was on the clay courts of the French Open.
Kodeš was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1990.
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 Jan Kodes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Determination marked the grim-faced Jan Kodes, who clawed and battled to many a victory, though seemingly exhausted.
Pushing upward and onward, all the while moaning about "this joke tennis, this grass," Jan, beaten in the first round at Wimbledon, next escaped Pierre Barthes, (2-6, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4), who served at 4-3, 40-30 in the fifth.
Jan was in the World Top Ten in 1971 and 1973.
jan.kodes-tennis.com   (537 words)

 Jan Kodes
Jan Kodes, 1990 Enshrinee: International Tennis Hall of Fame - Determination marked the grim-faced Jan Kodes, who clawed and battled to many a - all the while moaning about "this joke tennis, this grass," Jan, -
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Jan Kodes: Information From Answers.com Jan Kodes Jan Kode (born March 1, 1946) was a right-handed Czech tennis player who won three Grand Slam events in the early 1970s.
www.basictennis.com /Jan-Kodes.html   (309 words)

 » Jan Kodes Great Personalities Biography : Incredible People : Famous People Guide: Famous Personalities
Jan Kodes (born March 1, 1946, in Prague, Czechoslovakia) was a right-handed Czech tennis player who won three Grand Slam events in the early-1970s.
Kodes could never repeat the success of Wimbledon and the French Open elsewhere.
Kodes was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1990.
profiles.incredible-people.com /jan-kodes   (277 words)

 Excerpt From "The Rivals" -- Outsports.com
Jan Kodes says that the players often traveled alone to minor tournaments but had to sign statements before leaving, promising to report anything “extraordinary.” Athletes’ passports were confiscated after each trip abroad and kept at a central office, then reissued just before they left for their next event.
Kodes says that he had a splitting tension headache throughout the two-day competition.
Kodes was traveling on the men’s tour full-time when Navratilova started playing the women’s tour, and it wasn’t long before stories of her impetuous behavior floated back to him.
www.outsports.com /tennis/2005/0607rivalsexcerpt.htm   (2875 words)

 Inside Tennis: Simply Wacky Part 1, Nastase, May 2005
Bucharest airport was just like any other for Jan Kodes when the former Wimbledon champion arrived to play a Davis Cup tie against Romania in ‘77.
Clutching a passport that was stuffed with all the tedious visas and paper work required for a person traveling from one communist country to another — or anywhere else for that matter — Kodes strode into the arrivals lounge and plunked the documents down on the ledge of the glassed-in control desk.
Army officer’s uniforms were almost identical to those of the customs personnel and as a few of them were pals of his, it had been easy to arrange it so that he was in the passport booth.
www.insidetennis.com /0505_wacky1_nastase.html   (831 words)

 Wimbledon - The Official Website of The All England Lawn Tennis Club and The Championships, Wimbledon
Other competitors from what in those days were very much "Iron Curtain" countries - players such as Jan Kodes of Czechoslovakia and Alex Metreveli of the USSR - also said they intended to play, while non-ATP members like Jimmy Connors and the bright, 17-year-old Swedish newcomer, Bjorn Borg, also announced they were heading for Wimbledon.
With the women's field as strong as ever and the name of Wimbledon still a magic attraction, attendances did not suffer because of the strike, and whenever and wherever Taylor appeared he was cheered for his loyalty.
After such a match, the final was an anti-climax as Kodes, already twice a winner of the French Open, swept aside Metreveli, the first Russian to reach a Wimbledon Gentlemen's final, 6-1 9-8 6-3.
www.wimbledon.org /en_GB/about/history/1973.html   (846 words)

 Winner retrospective
They are held on the Tuesday, with Romanian Nastase beating Yugoslavian Pilic.
Jan Kodes has won the Roland Garros tournament twice.
In 1970, he took just one hour and eight minutes to beat Zelko Franulovic in the finals.
www.perrier.com /EN/BulleMatch/rubrique23.asp   (81 words)

 A Man Named Smith -- Monday, Sep. 27, 1971 -- Page 1 -- TIME
Then, in the first round, unseeded Jan Kodes of Czechoslovakia eliminated another big name when he upset top-seeded John Newcombe.
By contrast, Kodes' weak second serve allowed Smith to hit sizzling, deep returns, then charge the net where he was virtually impenetrable.
After Kodes missed a forehand return, Smith put everything into a big serve that the Czech was lucky to bloop back.
www.time.com /time/magazine/article/0,9171,910054-1,00.html   (723 words)

 Sports 123: Tennis: US Open 1973: Men: Singles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Jan Kodes (czs) * - Nikola Pilic (yug) 6-2 4-6 6-1 3-6 7-5
Jan Kodes (czs) * - Stan Smith (usa) 7-5 6-7 6-1 7-5
John Newcombe (aus) * - Jan Kodes (czs) 6-4 1-6 4-6 6-2 6-3
sports123.com /ten/results/mus-s-1973.html   (90 words)

 Jan Kodes - Tennis Player from Czechoslovakia - Tennis-Heroes.net
JAN KODES beat GEORGES GOVEN 2-6, 6-2, 5-7, 6-2, 6-3
JAN KODES beat PATRICK PROISY 6-4, 8-6, 1-6, 6-1
This photograph is the copyright © of George Herringshaw and sporting-heroes.net
www.sporting-heroes.net /tennis-heroes/displayhero.asp?HeroID=288   (147 words)

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In those days, Martina gave her support to the 3duby project, which aimed at mantaining and preserving the beauty of an ancient historical park, called "Stromovka Park".
played a mixed doubles exhibition match with Jan Kodes and Helena Sukova to raise money for the initiative.
Martina continued to compete in singles matches at the highest level well into her 30s.
www.lycos.com /info/martina-navratilova--match.html   (345 words)

 When a New Border Splits a Tennis Team
The border was created at the stroke of midnight on Jan. 1 when Slovakia officially became independent of its more populous and cosmopolitan neighbor.
In the world of sport, the effect of the division is already in evidence at the Australian Open.
For the last three decades, Czechoslovakia held a firm place among the world's leading tennis nations as its state-controlled system produced a succession of sensational players, beginning with Jan Kodes in the 1960s and continuing with Martina Navratilova, Ivan Lendl, Hana Mandlikova, Mecir and, most recently, Jana Novotna and Petr Korda.
www.iht.com /articles/1993/01/28/dcze.php   (1165 words)

 Sports 123: Tennis: US Open 1971: Men: Singles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Jan Kodes (czs) * - Frank Froehling (usa) 6-0 7-6 6-3
Jan Kodes (czs) * - Arthur Ashe (usa) 7-6 3-6 4-6 6-3 6-4
Stan Smith (usa) * - Jan Kodes (czs) 3-6 6-3 6-2 7-6
sports123.com /ten/results/mus-s-1971.html   (90 words)

 Tennis Masters Cup
Blue Group: Ilie Nastase, John Newcombe, Jan Kodes, Tom Gorman.
Standings: Smith 3-0; Connors 2-1; Kodes 1-2 ($3,750); Gimeno 0-3 ($2,500); Nastase 3-0; Gorman 2-1; Orantes 1-2 ($3,750); Hewitt 0-3 ($2,500).
Kodes 62 36 63; Smith and Laver tied with 4-1 records but Smith received first prize because he defeated Laver.
www.masters-cup.com /3/history/masters.asp   (1098 words)

 The Hindu : Sport : Play it again, Paes
We — Rohit Brijnath, familiar to most readers of these columns, and I — knew on that bright January morning that we were witness to something special.
Leander Adrian Paes, all of 16 years old, was playing one of the highest ranked junior stars of those days — Jan Kodes Jr., son of the 1973 Wimbledon champion Jan Kodes — and dominating the Czech teenager with his sheer strength of will in the Australian Open.
A pair of hardened sports writers sat on seat-edge and heralded the arrival of a special champion on that day not because Leander's shotmaking skills were extraordinary; they did so because few
www.hindu.com /2006/04/10/stories/2006041006511900.htm   (771 words)

 Augusta Georgia: sports@ugusta: Korda celebrates revival with Australian Open win 2/1/98
In his family home in the Czech Republic, Korda still has a poster autographed by Lendl.
Only one other Czech man, Jan Kodes, ever won a Grand Slam title.
Korda also is the oldest Grand Slam winner since Andres Gomez, a few months older, captured the French Open in 1990.
chronicle.augusta.com /stories/020298/spo_LS1010-L.003.shtml   (287 words)

 Kimberly Kodes Photos - Kimberly Kodes News - Kimberly Kodes Information
Kimberly Kodes Photos - Kimberly Kodes News - Kimberly Kodes Information
Willis is completely supportive of Kimberly's transfer into his public school, until his sister's "innocent" actions begin getting him into hot water.
Tell the world what you think of Kimberly Kodes, write a review for this person.
www.tv.com /kimberly-kodes/person/47637/summary.html   (87 words)

 The My Hero Project - Bjorn Borg
Bjorn Borg won the French Open six years in a row.
He led his team to win the Davis Cup against New Zealand, and he won the 1975 Davis Cup against Jan Kodes of Czechoslovakia.
Bjorn won Wimbledon five years in a row.
www.myhero.com /myhero/hero.asp?hero=borg_memorial_ms_06_ul   (828 words)

 Midway Arcade Treasures 2 cheats for Playstation 2
You are welcome to submit new cheats for Midway Arcade Treasures 2.
Press the following buttons on both controllers at the VS screen to activate the following Kombat Kodes.
Note: The player one portion of the codes must be entered before the player two portion.
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