Barbora Krejcikova had nothing but a dream of becoming a better tennis player when she and her parents walked up to Jana Novotna’s house in her hometown of Omice in the Czech Republic in 2013.

“I went there and I had a letter, and I met her in her garden,” Krejcikova told The New York Times in 2018. “And she was like, ‘Whoa, who are these people?’ And I told her that I was a tennis player and I just turned 18, and maybe you can watch me or help me find out what can be the next level of my tennis.” Read More