Gabriela Sabatini was born on 16th May, 1970 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is a former professional Argentine Tennin Player.
Biography and Career:
Sabatini first came to the tennis world's attention as a junior. She started playing tennis at the age of 6, and won her first tournament at age 8. In 1983, age 13, she became the youngest player to win the Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida.
In 1985, aged 15 years and 3 weeks, Sabatini became the youngest-ever player to reach the semifinals at the French Open, where she lost to Chris Evert. She won her first top-level singles title later that year in Tokyo.
In 1988, Sabatini reached her first Grand Slam singles final at the US Open. She faced Germany's Steffi Graf and she won.
Sabatini came close to attaining the
World No. 1 ranking in 1992 but was narrowly denied by Graf and then by Seles. All three players' rankings were within a few points of each other for much of the year.
After winning five tournaments in 1992, Sabatini had a 29-month drought in which she failed to win a title. She brought this run to an end at the WTA Tour Championships in 1994 and then won her first tournament of 1995 at Sydney (defeating Lindsay Davenport in the final of both events).
In 1994, the Great American Doll Company created a doll in Sabatini's likeness, dressed in tennis clothes. That same year, Sabatini published a motivational book entitled My Story (ISBN 1-886612-00-5) , providing a look at her background and the inspirations that led her to become a tennis player.
Sabatini retired from the professional tour in 1996, having won 27 singles titles and 14 doubles titles.
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Name: Gabriela Beatriz Sabatini
Born place: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Born date: 16 May 1970
Actual residence: Buenos Aires and Boca Raton
Parents: The father Osvaldo Sabatini and the mother Beatriz Garofalo Sabatini
Brothers/Sisters: An older brother named Osvaldo Jr.
Eye color: Brown - Dark
Hair color: Black
Height: 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight: 59 kg (130 lb)
Religion: Roman Catholic
Other names: Gabriela Sabatini
Spouse: No husband
Children: No children
Occupation: Professional tennis player
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