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|"Forehands speak louder than words." addidas LENDL'S LAW
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Ivan Lendl is a Czech-born American tennis player. Lendl became a professional tennis player in 1978 in Czechoslovakia and moved to the United States in 1992, playing until his retirement in 1994. Known for his strong forehand technique, Lendl won 8 Grand Slam singles titles and over 1,000 singles matches over the course of his career. He secured his first Grand Slam victory by defeating John McEnroe in the 1984 French Open final.
During the 1980s, Lendl was partnered with Adidas.