Born: Dec 02, 1973 AD
Currently alive, at 40 years of age.
Categories: Tennis Player
1973 - Born on the 2nd of December.
1985 - At the age of 11, she won the Orange Bowl tournament in Miami, Florida, and caught the attention of tennis coach Nick Bollettieri.
1986 - His Seleš family moved from Yugoslavia to the United States, and Seles enrolled in the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy, where she trained for two years.
1988 - She played her first professional tournament at the age of 14.
1989 - She joined the professional tour full-time and won her first career title at Houston in May.
1990 - Won her first Grand Slam singles title at the French Open.
1991 - Was the first of two years in which Seles dominated the women's tour.
1992 - She was the top ranked player in the women's game.
1993 - In January, she defeated Graf in the final of the Australian Open, which was her third win in five Grand Slam matches with Graf.
1994 - She became a United States citizen on the 17th of May.
1995 - Seles returned to the tour in August and won her first comeback tournament, the Canadian Open, beating Amanda Coetzer in the final 6-1, 6-0.
1996 - In January 1996, Seles won her fourth Australian Open, beating Anke Huber in the final.
Her difficulties were compounded by having to cope with her father and long-term coach Karolj being stricken by cancer and eventually passing away in 1998.
2000 - She also won a bronze medal at the Olympic Games in Sydney.
2003 - Seles sustained a foot injury that has sidelined her from the tour ever since.
2005 - In February, she played two exhibition matches in New Zealand against Navrátilová. Although Seles lost both matches,
2006 - She played competitively and announced that she could return to the game early.
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