75 Facts About Jennifer Capriati

1. Jennifer Capriati lost her first match defending the title of the Australian Open.

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2. Jennifer Capriati won her first title in Puerto Rico, defeating Zina Garrison in the final and becoming the fourth youngest player to win a title.

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3. Jennifer Capriati learned to play tennis since she was very young, since her father Stephano gave her the first classes.

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4. On July 14, 2012, Jennifer Capriati was inducted to the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

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5. Jennifer Capriati was at a nightclub in Miami with her boyfriend.

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6. Jennifer Capriati started 2002 with another win at the Australian Open for her third Grand Slam title.

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7. Jennifer Capriati finally reached the number one ranking for the first time on October 15, 2001, ending Martina Hingis's 73-week run as number one.

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8. Jennifer Capriati became the first American woman to win the French Open since Chris Evert Lloyd in 1986.

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9. Jennifer Capriati stayed away from tennis for the next year and a half.

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10. Jennifer Capriati managed to keep up her good grades at the Palmer Academy by doing her homework by fax when she was on the road.

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11. Jennifer Capriati reached the semifinals of Wimbledon and the US Open.

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12. Jennifer Capriati made her professional debut just before her fourteenth birthday at the Virginia Slims tournament in Boca Raton, Florida in March of 1990.

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13. Jennifer Capriati trained with Macci until age 13 when she began attending the Hopman Tennis Academy at Saddle-brook resort in Wesley Chapel, Florida.

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14. At the age of nine Jennifer Capriati started taking lessons with Rick Macci at the International Tennis Academy in Grenelefe, Florida so that she could play against other children.

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15. Jennifer Capriati was engulfed by the tennis world from birth.

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16. Jennifer Capriati added a third Grand Slam title to her career in 2002 and she continues to be a leading player in women's tennis.

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17. In 2012 Jennifer Capriati was selected for induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

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18. In 1999 Jennifer Capriati dedicated herself to getting fit and that year claimed her first title since 1993.

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19. Jennifer Capriati was born in New York City and lived in Spain until age four, when her family moved to Florida so that she could pursue a tennis career.

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20. Jennifer Capriati has never been married and does not have children.

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21. Jennifer Capriati largely disappeared from public sight for the next six years.

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22. Jennifer Capriati was a precociously gifted athlete from the time she was an infant.

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23. Jennifer Capriati appeared in an Oil of Olay commercial in the early 1990s.

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24. Jennifer Capriati was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2012 at the age of just 36, and is generally considered one of the greatest tennis players of all time.

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25. Jennifer Capriati's was quick around the court, able to play defense as well as offense.

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26. Jennifer Capriati was one of the first power players to emerge on the women's circuit in the early-to-mid-1990s, along with Monica Seles, Lindsay Davenport, and Mary Pierce.

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27. Jennifer Capriati failed to qualify for the season-ending championships for the first time since 1999 and finished the year World No 10.

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28. Jennifer Capriati had reached the semifinals of the US Open four times in her career, losing to a different opponent each time.

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29. At Wimbledon, Jennifer Capriati reached the quarters for the fourth straight year, where she lost to Serena Williams in 45 minutes, the most lopsided result of their 17-match rivalry.

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30. Jennifer Capriati moved on to the final, where she lost to Mauresmo in a 3-hour struggle.

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31. At the Italian Open, Jennifer Capriati defeated top seed Serena Williams in the quarterfinals, her first win over the American since Wimbledon 2001.

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32. Jennifer Capriati's reached the semis of Berlin, defeating world No 5 Myskina in the quarters for her first top 5 win of the season, before losing to Mauresmo in the semifinals.

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33. Jennifer Capriati produced her best results of the year during the European clay-court season.

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34. Jennifer Capriati advanced beyond the quarterfinals just once in her first four events of the year in Doha, losing to Anastasia Myskina in the semifinals.

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35. Jennifer Capriati won her first title of 2003 in New Haven after Davenport retired in the final while trailing.

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36. Jennifer Capriati's reached the quarters of Wimbledon for the sixth time, losing to Serena Williams in three sets, her eighth consecutive loss to her compatriot.

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37. Jennifer Capriati lost in the round of 16 of the French Open to unseeded Nadia Petrova.

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38. Jennifer Capriati rebounded by reaching at least semifinals of the next five tournaments she played.

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39. Jennifer Capriati's rebounded at the year-ending championships, reaching the semifinals for the first time, losing to Serena Williams.

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40. Jennifer Capriati won only one match in the three European indoor events she played.

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41. Jennifer Capriati surrendered her No 1 ranking to Venus Williams as a result of this loss.

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42. Jennifer Capriati prepared for her French Open title defense by participating in events in Charleston, Berlin, and Rome, losing in the semifinals of all three.

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43. Jennifer Capriati would have finished the year ranked No 1 had she reached the semifinals.

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44. Jennifer Capriati rebounded at the Rogers Cup in Toronto, Ontario, making it to the final before losing to Serena Williams after saving match point in the second set.

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45. Jennifer Capriati's was only the fifth woman in history to win the Australian Open and the French Open consecutively.

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46. Jennifer Capriati was two points away from being defeated four times.

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47. Jennifer Capriati's won her second title of the year at the Family Circle Cup in Charleston, South Carolina, defeating Hingis in three sets in the final.

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48. Jennifer Capriati's rallied from a set and a break down to defeat Monica Seles to reach the semis for the second consecutive year, beating World No Two Davenport.

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49. Jennifer Capriati was a member of the US Fed Cup Team, winning a singles and doubles rubber in the US's victory over Spain in the final.

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50. Jennifer Capriati's qualified for the season-ending championships for the first time in seven years.

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51. Jennifer Capriati's finished runner up in Quebec City to Chanda Rubin and was a semifinalist in Zurich.

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52. Jennifer Capriati had a strong fall season, winning her ninth career title at Luxembourg, defeating Magdalena Maleeva.

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53. At the Miami Masters, Jennifer Capriati defeated World No 6 Serena Williams for her first win over a player ranked in the top six in four years en route to a quarterfinal finish.

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54. At the 2000 Australian Open, Jennifer Capriati reached her first Grand Slam semifinal in nine years before losing to eventual champion Lindsay Davenport in straight sets.

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55. Jennifer Capriati's reached the round of 16 at both Roland Garros and US Open.

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56. Jennifer Capriati's won her second title of the year at Quebec City, defeating American Chanda Rubin in the final.

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57. Jennifer Capriati finished the year at No 66, having played in just three tournaments.

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58. In January 1997, Jennifer Capriati reached the final in Sydney for the second time in her career, defeating World No 9 Lindsay Davenport en route to her only top-10 win of the year, losing to Martina Hingis in the final.

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59. Jennifer Capriati reached the quarters in the fall at the Zurich Open, defeating Sabatini in the opening round in what would be the last singles match of Sabatini's career.

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60. Jennifer Capriati's reached her first final in more than three years at Chicago, defeating Monica Seles en route, before losing again to Novotna in three sets.

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61. Jennifer Capriati's reached the final of the Rogers Cup in Montreal, losing to Steffi Graf.

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62. Jennifer Capriati finished the year ranked in the top 10 for the third straight year, at No 7.

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63. Jennifer Capriati's reached the quarter-finals at the Australian Open, at the French Open, and at Wimbledon, and then she lost in the third round at the US Open.

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64. Jennifer Capriati's ended the year at No 6, which would be a career high until 2001.

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65. Jennifer Capriati qualified for the year-end championships for the second time, reaching the quarterfinals.

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66. Jennifer Capriati became the youngest person to ever reach the semifinal round of the tournament, losing to Sabatini.

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67. At Wimbledon, the 15-year-old Jennifer Capriati stunned nine-time champion Martina Navratilova, defeating her in the quarterfinals in straight sets.

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68. Jennifer Capriati's won two singles titles during the summer hard court circuit, defeating World No 1 Monica Seles in a third set tie-breaker in final of San Diego, and Katerina Maleeva in straight sets in the final of Toronto.

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69. Jennifer Capriati's was the youngest player to reach a tour final, the youngest player to reach the semifinals at the French Open, the youngest seed ever at Wimbledon, and the youngest player to qualify for the season-ending championships.

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70. Jennifer Capriati's finished her first season as a professional at World No 8.

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71. Jennifer Capriati's went all the way to the semifinals, losing to eventual champion Monica Seles.

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72. Jennifer Capriati made her Grand Slam debut at the French Open.

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73. In 1998, Jennifer Capriati won her first Grand Slam singles match in five years at Wimbledon.

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74. Jennifer Capriati's made her professional debut in 1990 at the age of 13 years 11 months, reaching the final of the hard-court tournament in Boca Raton, Florida.

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75. Jennifer Capriati set a number of youngest-ever records at the start of her career.

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