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Ivan Lendl

Ivan Lendl

Keynote Speaker: Retired World No. 1 Professional Tennis Player & International Tennis Hall of Famer; Winner of 8 Grand Slam Titles

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Ivan Lendl Biography

Ivan Lendl is a retired Czech-American professional tennis player renowned for his powerful baseline game and exceptional work ethic. Lendl's consistent performance and tactical prowess made him one of the most dominant players in men's tennis during the 1980s and early 1990s.

Lendl turned professional in 1978 and quickly established himself as a formidable competitor. His breakthrough came in 1984 when he won his first Grand Slam title at the French Open, defeating John McEnroe in a five-set epic. This victory marked the beginning of a remarkable career in which he would capture eight Grand Slam singles titles, including three US Opens, three French Opens, and two Australian Opens. Known for his powerful forehand and rigorous physical conditioning, Lendl's style of play was ahead of its time, emphasizing baseline control and relentless consistency.

During his career, Lendl reached the world No. 1 ranking in 1983 and held the position for a total of 270 weeks, a record at the time. He was a regular fixture in Grand Slam finals, reaching 19 in total, and his intense rivalries with players like McEnroe, Boris Becker, and Mats Wilander were highlights of the era. Lendl's methodical approach to the game and his commitment to fitness set new standards in professional tennis, influencing the next generation of players.

Despite his numerous achievements, Lendl faced challenges in winning Wimbledon, the only Grand Slam title that eluded him. He reached the finals in 1986 and 1987 but was defeated both times. Nevertheless, his overall impact on the sport was profound, as he ended his career with 94 singles titles, ranking third in the Open Era for most career titles. He was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2001.

After chronic back issues forced him to retire from tennis in 1994 at the age of 34, Lendl continued to contribute to the sport as a coach and mentor. He notably coached Andy Murray, helping him win three major championships and an Olympic gold medal. Lendl's coaching philosophy emphasized the same discipline and strategic thinking that characterized his own playing career.

Lendl also took up golf after finishing his tennis career, becoming a scratch golfer. He is the founder of the Ivan Lendl Golf Classic (now Hospital for Special Care Ivan Lendl Golf Classic), which raises funds for the Ivan Lendl Adaptive Sports Camp and year-round programs for youths living with physical disabilities. It celebrated its 29th anniversary in 2024. A lifelong athlete, Lendl has transitioned into pickleball, often competing in local 5.0 40-and-over tournaments representing Team Selkirk.

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Ivan Lendl Videos

Sporting Greats: Ivan Lendl Documentary (2018)
Two Minutes With Ivan Lendl
Ivan Lendl: How To Beat Djokovic

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What topics does Ivan Lendl speak about?

Ivan Lendl is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Tennis, Athlete, Sports, Sports Motivation, Golf and Sports Coaching.

Where does Ivan Lendl travel from?

Ivan Lendl generally travels from Vero Beach, FL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.

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Ivan Lendl is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Tennis, Athlete and Sports. The estimated speaking fee range to book Ivan Lendl for live events is $20,000 - $30,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. Ivan Lendl generally travels from Vero Beach, FL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Joe Theismann, Mike Eruzione and Vince Papale. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Ivan Lendl for an upcoming event.

Ivan Lendl Videos

Sporting Greats: Ivan Lendl Documentary (2018)
Two Minutes With Ivan Lendl
Ivan Lendl: How To Beat Djokovic

Ivan Lendl News

  • Ivan Lendl Golf Classic Celebrates 25th Anniversary

    The Ivan Lendl Golf Classic has raised more than $2.2 million for the Hospital for Special Care’s Adaptive Sports year-round programs, which give children and adults the opportunity to achieve their goals and lead independent lives. Sports and fitness programs, both competitive and recreational, teach life skills, promote confidence, and develop leadership skills.

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