Tennis Player Profiles

Steffi Graf

Steffi Graf, born on June 14, 1969, in Mannheim, Germany, entered pro tennis at 13, going on to become one of the sport’s top players. Known for her powerful forehand, she’s won 22 Grand Slam singles titles and in 1988 had a “Golden Slam,” winning all four major competitions and Olympic gold. She retired from the sport in 1999 and wed tennis pro Andre Agassi in 2001.The couple have two children –

Roger Federer

Born on August 8, 1981, Roger Federer was among the Top 3 junior tennis players in Switzerland by the age of 11. He turned pro in 1998, and knocked out reigning champion Pete Sampras in the fourth round at Wimbledon 2001. Federer became the first Swiss man to win a Grand Slam title, when he won the Wimbledon 2003 singles. In 2004, he won the Australian Open, the U.S. Open and the