#tbt Roland Garros 1986: Johan Kriek beats Vilas to face Lendl in the semi-final

#tbt Roland Garros 1986: @johankriek beats Guillermo Vilas to face Ivan Lendl in the semi-final. Beating Vilas was one of the toughest matches Johan has ever played. It was a match that took so much out of Johan that it left him injured for many weeks and forced him to miss Wimbledon that year.

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Daga Mrozek Kriek began playing tennis at the age of 9, in her native country, Poland, achieving the number 3 ranking in Juniors for three consecutive years. She has also excelled in collegiate tennis at Virginia Tech where she played for four years on a full athletic scholarship. She was named the team’s Most Valuable Player in 1996 and was a member of the Atlantic 10 Championship Team from 1996 to 1999.

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