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Daniela Hantuchova

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Birthday
23, 1983
Birthplace
Poprad, Slovakia
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
23, 1983 (age 35)
Birthplace
Poprad, Slovakia

About

Winner of all of four Grand Slam tournaments in mixed doubles, she was rated the fifth-best tennis player in the world in 2003.

Before Fame

She began her rise to fame in 2002 when she was ranked No. 38 in the world and rising to No. 26 with strong performances in Paris and Antwerp.

Trivia

Though past her prime at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, she still had enough to upset the No. 10 seed Li Na in the first round and win out again, in straight sets, in the second.

Family Life

She was born in Poprad, Czechoslovakia (modern-day Slovakia), her father a computer scientist and her mother a toxicologist.

Associated With

Martina Navratilova was her mentor in the WTA and for a brief while her doubles partner.

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