Whatever Happened To … Petr Korda?

Czech Mate!

The supremely talented lefty Korda had always threatened to win a major, but it took 6 years between his first Grand Slam final at the French in 1992, to finally win one in 1998 against big rival Rios.

His other big success was winning the 1993 Grand Slam Cup with wins over Stich and Sampras, the top 2 players at the time. However in 1999 he received a 12 month ban for testing positive for Nandrolone, which effectively put an end to his career. That Nandrolone, seriously, a sportsman’s crack!

What is he doing now?: Relaxing in Monte Carlo
Career titles: 10
Win/Loss Record: 410/248
Career High Ranking: 2 (1998)
Finest moment: Winning the 1998 Australian Open against Marcelo Rios
Famous For: His Scissors Kick

Watch: Korda vs. Courier – French Open 1992


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