American tennis playerDied when: 94 years 270 days (1136 months)
Star Sign: Virgo
Ladislav Hecht (Czech pronunciation: [ˈlaɟɪslav ˈɦɛxt];Hungarian: Hecht László [ˈhɛkt ˈlaːsloː];
August 31, 1909 – May 27, 2004) was a Czechoslovak professional tennis player of Jewish descent, well known for representing Czechoslovakia in the Davis Cup during the 1930s, where he compiled an 18 victories-19 losses record.
Despite being of Jewish origin, he was invited to the Germany Davis Cup team, but chose not to accept it.
In the 1930s, he was ranked world #6 in singles.
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