A Czech former professional tennis player who won the 1998 Australian Open and was runner-up at the 1992 French Open, reaching a career-high ranking of No. 2 in February 1998, Petr Korda is currently 55 years old and was born on January 23, 1968.

Korda tested positive for doping in July 1998 at Wimbledon and was banned from September 1999 for 12 months, but he retired shortly before the ban.

When did Petr Korda retire?

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Petr Korda (Photo Credit: Talk Tennis – Tennis Warehouse)

Korda retired in 2005; before he could retire, he had already announced his retirement after losing to Danny Sapsford and failing to qualify for Wimbledon in 1999. However, after his ban, he competed in Czech ATP Challenger Tour events: the Prague Open (singles and doubles) in December 2000 and the Czech Open (doubles) in 2001 and 2005.

What major did Petr Korda win?

Korda won in the US Open: QF in 1986. After his wins, Korda turned professional in 1987. He won his first career doubles title in 1988 and his first top-level singles title in 1991. Korda was involved in four Grand Slam finals during his career – two in singles and two in doubles. Korda also was known for the “Scissors Kick,” which he would do at midcourt after winning matches.

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