Steffi Graf

Born:
June 14, 1969
Place of Birth:
Neckarau, Germany
Citizenship:
Germany
Induction Category:
Recent Player
Year of Induction:
2004
Highest Ranking
World Singles Ranking: 1

A champion of the highest order, Steffi Graf turned the world of women’s tennis upside down through the 1980s and 1990s. A woman of quiet dignity who spoke loudly with her racquet, she became the only tennis player to capture every Major tournament at least four times, including the “Golden Grand Slam” in 1988. She finished eight seasons as the No. 1 ranked woman in the world. Her mighty forehand was regarded by many as the best ever produced by a woman, and her foot speed was astonishing. Following her retirement, she married fellow tennis great Andre Agassi.

Grand Slam Record

Australian Open

  • Singles Champion 1988-90, 1994

French Open

  • Singles Champion 1987-88, 1993, 1995-96, 1999

Wimbledon

  • Singles Champion 1988-89, 1991-93, 1995-96
  • Doubles Champion 1988

US Open

  • Singles Champion 1988-89, 1993, 1995-96

Career Achievements

  • Fed Cup Team Member 1986-87, 1989, 1991-93, 1996
  • Olympic Gold Medalist in Women's Singles 1988
  • Olympic Silver Medalist in Women's Singles 1992
  • Olympic Bronze Medalist in Women's Doubles 1988

	

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