Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies of cancer

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    Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has died, aged 49, at her home in the Czech Republic following a long battle with cancer.

    While Novotna became famous for her tears in the 1993 Wimbledon final defeat, she will be remembered as the Wimbledon 1998 champion.

    Al Jazeera’s Lee Wellings reports.


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