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post #893 of (permalink) Old Nov 27th, 2012, 07:52 PM
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Re: The Official Married Names Thread

Originally Posted by Rollo View Post

Hi Jimbo. Given her birthdate the marriage dates must be off. Could they be 1943 and 1967?

Also, she was definitely known as Volovkova as late as the 1968 Fed Cup. Are we 100% certain on the name Jan Volavka? Could it be Jan Volavkov?
Hi Rollo! I confirm everything I have found today.
Married, she played as Volavkova, not Volovkova.
The czech female surnames follow rules that are strange for us. In this case Volavka becomes Volavkova. (The years between brackets that I have put are the birthyears of her husbands.)
You can see these links:

(a little biography)

for her birthyear (where there is also the name of Jan Volavka, her first husband):

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