The birth name of Steffi Graf is “Stefanie Maria Graf” and her nickname is Fraulein Forehand. She was born on 14 June 1969 Mannheim, West Germany. She has got such a good height of 5' 9¼" (1.76 m). She was very talented and hardworking and she was German former tennis player and ranked no. 1 during her career. She got inspiration from her father as he was an aspiring coach, who trained his 3-year-old daughter how to strike a wooden racket in the family's living room.
Graf secured 22 Grand Slam singles titles. Her 22 singles awards place her second on the list of Major successes by a tennis player (male or female) since the first course of the Open Period in 1968 and are third all-time later Margaret Court 24 and Serena Williams 23. In 1988, she originated to be the first and single tennis star (male or female) to reach the Golden Slam by winning all 4 Grand Slam Singles Championships and the Olympic gold medal in the similar calendar year. Furthermore, she is the only tennis player to have secured each Grand Slam occasion at least 4 times.
Marvelous retired German lady tennis star Steffi Graf succeeded a total of 107 WTA and ITF international tennis trophies in her dynamic career which contains 7 Wimbledon titles. She won all of her 7 Wimbledon titles in an Open period. Steffi Graf attained the Wimbledon titles in 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995 and 1996. She gained a total of $21,891,306 as the prize money from the international tennis titles and has 900–115 victory-defeat record with 88.67% winning percentage in her active international tennis career. Steffi Graf achieved his career’s best rank of World No.1 for the first time on 17th August 1987.
She found herself at the focus of a near-tragedy on April 30, 1993. As mischievous competing Monica Seles was inactive during a conversion at the Hamburg Open, a man made his way through the opinions and plunged a knife into her back. At first, it was thought the round was encouraged by the fight in Seles's native Yugoslavia.
At that time it banished Guenter Parche was a Graf supporter or fan and reasoned that if he picked up Seles out, she would recuperate the no. 1 position or rank. The attack resounded across sports. It also altered the course of tennis history. Seles was off the court for 27 months. Although she attained 1996 Australian Open and was a runner-up at the 1996 US Open and the 1998 French Open, Seles never recuperated her leading form. Graf goes to see Seles in the hospital but didn't comment publicly about the event until 2004.
She is the creator and president of "Children for Tomorrow", a non-profit foundation established in 1998 for realizing and developing projects to backing children who have been disturbed by war or other disasters.
Then she got married to Andre Agassi on 22 October 2001, with only their mothers as witnesses. This beautiful couple has two children one son and one daughter. The name of the son is Jaden Gil who born in 2001 and daughter name is Jaz Elle and she born in 2003. The Graf-Agassi family is located in Summerlyn, a community in the Las Vegas Valley. Graf's mother and her brother, Michael Graf, with his four children, also live there. Graf indicated that she desired to be called Stefanie rather than Steffi in 2001.
She was inducted into the international tennis hall of fame in 2004 and the German Sports Hall of Fame in 2008. In the recent ages, tennis is also getting popularity in the Islamic countries and a great deal of tennis court construction is underway.
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