Jana Novotna and six other memorable tearful sports stars

Jana Novotna and six other memorable tearful sports stars
 

It was a brief, tearful, emotionally-charged moment that forever ensured Jana Novotna's place in the hearts of the British public.
The Czech tennis player, who died this week at the age of 49, had just lost the 1993 Wimbledon final against Steffi Graf, having let a commanding lead slip away in an agonising final set collapse.
Visibly distraught in front of a sympathetic Centre Court crowd, Novotna let the tears flow. And then, in one of Wimbledon's most memorable moments, she was offered a shoulder to cry on by the Duchess Of Kent, as the royal guest carried out the trophy presentation.... read more

 
21 November 2017 in Regional, Views: 41
Source: BBC
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