Ivan Lendl is a tennis Hall of Famer who won 94 singles titles and eight grand slams, and was the No. 1 player in the world for 270 weeks, including an uninterrupted three years atop the rankings. Lendl also enjoyed great longevity, playing 1,314 matches and winning 1,071 of them, both of which are second in history to only Jimmy Connors.
Lendl, now 61, later became a coach, mentoring Andy Murray when the Scotsman won his first two Grand Slam titles and also instructing top 10 player Alexander (Sascha) Zverev for a year. As a player, Lendl was known for his powerful baseline game and impeccable fitness. As a coach, he has adopted the usage of advanced analytics and innovative training practices, often collaborating with Jez Green, a physical conditioning coach who specializes in tennis.
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