Former professional tennis player, Wimbledon Winner, coach of the Swiss Fed Cup Team
“Since winning in sports is not everything, but the only thing – ethics in sports is nothing that comes natural. It needs to be taught by example.”
Heinz Guenthardt ( born 8 February 1959 in Zürich, Switzerland ) played on the professional tennis circuit from 1976 – 1986. During the time he won 5 singles titles and reached the quarter finals in Wimbledon and the US – Open.
He has also won 22 doubles titles, including the French Open, Wimbledon and three World Championships. After his illustrious playing career, he also coached famous tennis stars like Steffi Graf, Jennifer Capriati, Dinara Safina and Ana Ivanovic among others.
Today, he works as a commentator for Swiss Television and as a consultant for the Swiss Tennis Federation, where he also acts as Federation Cup Captain.