United States (1992— )
|Residence||Goshen, Connecticut, US (1992— ), Bradenton and Vero Beach, Florida, US (2004— )|
|Date of birth||March 7, 1960 (1960-03-07) (age 50)|
|Place of birth||Ostrava, Czechoslovakia
(now Czech Republic)
|Height||1.87 m (6 ft 1 1⁄2 in)|
|Retired||December 20, 1994|
|Plays||Right-handed (one-handed backhand)|
|Career prize money||
|Int. Tennis HOF||2001 (member page)|
|Career record||1071–239 (81.8%)|
|Career titles||144 including 94 listed by the ATP|
|Highest ranking||No. 1 (February 28, 1983)|
|Grand Slam results|
|Australian Open||W (1989, 1990)|
|French Open||W (1984, 1986, 1987)|
|Wimbledon||F (1986, 1987)|
|US Open||W (1985, 1986, 1987)|
|Tour Finals||W (1981, 1982, 1985, 1986, 1987)|
|Career record||187–140 (57.2%)|
|Highest ranking||No. 20 (May 12, 1986)|
In the year 1966 Tennis magazine called him as "the game's greatest overachiever".
Ivan Lendl won 222 Grand Slam singles matches in tennis history.
The Masters championships were achieved by Lendl five times in 1981-82 and 1985-87.
In 1982, altogether he captured 15 titles out of 23 singles tournaments and in the same year he won all 10 WCT contests.
In 1978, he was ranked the World's top most junior player as Lendl won the boy's singles titles at both the French Open and Wimbledon.
The earlier World's leading professional tennis player Ivan Lendl in the year 1980 was considered as the leading players who continued to remained a leading challenger into the early 1990s.
|Australian Open||A||A||2R||A||A||F||4R||SF||NH||SF||SF||W||W||F||QF||1R||4R||2 / 12|
|French Open||1R||4R||3R||F||4R||QF||W||F||W||W||QF||4R||A||A||2R||1R||1R||3 / 15|
|Wimbledon||A||1R||3R||1R||A||SF||SF||4R||F||F||SF||SF||SF||3R||4R||2R||A||0 / 14|
|US Open||A||2R||QF||4R||F||F||F||W||W||W||F||F||QF||SF||QF||1R||2R||3 / 16|
|Grand Slam SR||0 / 1||0 / 3||0 / 4||0 / 3||0 / 2||0 / 4||1 / 4||1 / 4||2 / 3||2 / 4||0 / 4||1 / 4||1 / 3||0 / 3||0 / 4||0 / 4||0 / 3||8 / 57|
|Grand Slam Win-Loss||0-1||4-3||9-4||9-3||9-2||20-4||20-3||20-3||20-1||24-2||20-4||21-3||16-2||13-3||12-4||1-4||4-3||N/A|
|The Masters||A||A||F||W||W||F||F||W||W||W||F||SF||SF||SF||A||A||A||5 / 12|
NH = tournament not held
A = did not participate in the tournament
SR = the ratio of the number of singles tournaments won to the number of those tournaments played
|Grand Slam||Years||Record accomplished||Player tied|
|US Open||1982-89||8 consecutive singles finals||Stands alone|
|1983 French Open - 1989 US Open||1983-89||Most consecutive years with at least 20 match victories in Grand Slams (7)||Stands alone|
|Australian Open||1989-91||3 consecutive singles finals||Mats Wilander|
|Australian Open||1989-90||2 consecutive singles titles||Ken Rosewall, Guillermo Vilas
Johan Kriek, Mats Wilander
Stefan Edberg, Jim Courier
Andre Agassi, Roger Federer
|French Open||1984-87||4 consecutive singles finals||Björn Borg
|US Open||1982-89||8 finals overall||Pete Sampras|
|French Open, US Open, Australian Open, Wimbledon||1981-86||Runner-up in all four Grand Slams||Roger Federer|