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Jennifer Capriati

Tennis Player
Female
Born Mar 29, 1976
Age 40
Hometown New York City
Plays Right-handed (two...
Turned Pro 1990-03-05
Career Prize Money $10,206,639
Other Names Comeback Queen

Jennifer Marie Capriati is a former World No. 1 professional tennis player, and the winner of three women's singles championships in Grand Slam tournaments. Capriati made her professional debut in 1990 at the age of 13 years 11 months when she reached the finals of the hard court tournament in Boca Raton, Florida, losing there to Gabriela Sabatini.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1976 Birth Born on March 29, 1976.

TEENAGE

1990 14 Years Old 1 More Event
Capriati made her professional debut in 1990 at the age of 13 years 11 months when she reached the finals of the hard court tournament in Boca Raton, Florida, losing there to Gabriela Sabatini. … Read More
1992 16 Years Old 1 More Event
Capriati's 1992 season was highlighted by her victory at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, defeating second-seeded Arantxa Sánchez Vicario in the semifinals and coming from a set down to defeat top-seeded Steffi Graf in the match for the gold medal. … Read More
1994 18 Years Old 1 More Event
Capriati only played one match in 1994, losing in the first round of Philadelphia to Anke Huber. … Read More

TWENTIES

1997 21 Years Old In January 1997, Capriati reached the final at Sydney, for the second time in her career, defeating World No. 9 Lindsay Davenport en route for her only top 10 win of the year, losing to Martina Hingis in the final. … Read More
1998 22 Years Old 1 More Event
Capriati did not play the first half of 1998. … Read More
1999 23 Years Old 1 More Event
During the next two years, Capriati slowly returned to championship form, winning her first title in six years in Strasbourg in 1999 and regaining a top-20 ranking.
2000 24 Years Old 1 More Event
At the 2000 Australian Open, Capriati reached her first Grand Slam semifinal in nine years before losing to eventual champion Lindsay Davenport in straight sets. … Read More
At the 2001 Australian Open, the reinvigorated Capriati became the lowest seed to ever win the championship when she defeated Martina Hingis (ranked No. 1 in the world at the time) in straight sets for her first Grand Slam championship. … Read More
2002 26 Years Old A week after the 2002 WTA Championships, Capriati had eye surgery in order to remove pterygiums (sun spots) from both eyes. … Read More
In the opening round of the 2003 Australian Open Capriati lost to unseeded and unheralded Marlene Weingärtner. … Read More
2005 29 Years Old …  In 2005, Tennis magazine ranked her 36th in its list of 40 Greatest Players of the TENNIS era. … Read More

THIRTIES

In April 2009, it was announced that Capriati would appear on the ABC television reality series "The Superstars".
2010 34 Years Old In 2010, she required treatment for a drug overdose. … Read More
2013 37 Years Old In 2013, Capriati was charged with battery and stalking after reportedly following and striking former boyfriend, Ivan Brennan, on Valentine's Day. … Read More
2014 38 Years Old 1 More Event
On September 3, 2014, she announced that she would return to play tennis again. … Read More
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