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Hall of Fame member Ivan Lendl to lead tennis clinic at Chautauqua facility

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Ivan Lendl, who won eight Grand Slams and 94 professional titles during his Hall of Fame tennis career, will run a clinic next month at the Chautauqua Institution (New York).

The clinic is scheduled for August 3-4 at its tennis facility. Only 50 people will be allowed to participate in the event, which is recommended for intermediate to advanced players.

The cost is $ 400 per person. An overnight package at the property’s Athenaeum hotel costs $ 906 per person, based on double occupancy.

Reservations can be made at chq.org/schedule/recreation-and-fitness.

All participants must show proof that they have received the COVID-19 vaccines, with their last vaccines received at least two weeks before the start of the clinic.

Ivan Lendl

Lendl, 61, was inducted in 2001 into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island. It was seven years after his official retirement from the ATP Tour.

The native of the former Czechoslovakia, turned pro in 1978, was the most dominant male player in the sport in the 1980s. He won the French Open and the US Open three times, the French Open. Australia twice and also reached the Wimbledon final in 1986-87.

The most notable of Lendl’s major victories was his first Roland Garros. He made up for a straight-set deficit to defeat American rival John McEnroe in the 1984 final in Paris.

Lendl was also ranked first in the world for 270 weeks in the middle of this decade.


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