1911 – Born on the 13th of January in Port Arthur, Texas. 1929 – She was the high-scoring forward on the girls’ basketball team at Beaumont Senior High School. 1930 – His coach Melvin J. McCombs gave her a job with the Employers Casualty Company of Dallas, and she was soon a star ..
1981 – Born on September 26th in Saginaw, Michigan. American tennis player who revolutionized women’s tennis with her powerful style of play and became the game’s most dominant player. 1995 – The Williams sisters were introduced to the sport on the public courts in Los Angeles by their father, who early on recognized their talent ..
1952 – Born on August 17th in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Argentinian tennis player in the late 70s. 1969 – He became a professional tennis player. 1977 – He won the men’s singles at French Open and at the U.S. Open. 1978-1979 – He won the men’s singles at Australian Open. 1991 – Inducted in the ..
1968 – Born on the 18th of October in Pinneberg, Germany. 1988-1990 – He turned professional and won his first top-level singles title at Memphis. 1991 – He shocked the tennis world first in the semi-finals, where he defeated the defending champion and World No. 1 Stefan Edberg 4-6, 7-6, 7-6, 7-6. 1992 – Stich ..
1987 – Born on the 19th of April in Nyagan, Russia. She is a Russian professional tennis player and the current World No. 1. 1986 – Sharapova’s parents moved from Homyel, Belarus, to Siberia, Russia, after the Chernobyl nuclear accident. 1994 – Moved to Florida when she was 7 years old to be coached ..
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 ..
1971 – Born on December 18th in Barcelona, Cataluña, Spain. Successful Spanish tennis player. 1988 – Sanchez Vicario was a talented young player who gained international attention after her victory over Chris Evert in the third round of the French Open. 1989 – At the age of 17, Sanchez Vicario beat Steffi Graf to win ..
1980 – He was born on the 27th day of January this year in Moscow, USSR. His parents were former tennis players and coaches. His younger sister is a professional tennis player Dinara Safina. 1994 – His father managed the local Spartak Tennis Club where Safin trained in his youth alongside several up-and-coming tennis ..
1970 – She was born on the 16th day of May this year in Buenos Aires, Argentina. 1984 – She was ranked the World No. 1 junior player. 1985 – At age 15, she became the youngest-ever player to reach the semifinals at the French Open, where she lost to Chris Evert. She ..
1982 – Born on the 30th of August 1982 in Omaha, Nebraska too Jerry and Blanche Roddick. 1999 – Roddick played varsity basketball in high school alongside his future Davis Cup teammate Mardy Fish, who trained and lived with Roddick. During that time period, he sometimes trained with Venus and Serena Williams. 2000 – Roddick ..