Monica Seles

Born: Dec. 2, 1973
Tennis

No. 1 in the world in 1991 and '92 after winning Australian, French and U.S. Opens both years; won 4 Australian, 3 French and 2 US Opens; winner of 30 singles titles in just 5 years before she was stabbed in the back by Steffi Graf fan Gunter Parche on Apr. 30, 1993 during match in Hamburg, Germany; spent remainder of 1993, all of '94 and most of '95 recovering; returned to tennis with win at the 1995 Canadian Open; won 1996 Australian Open; winner of 53 WTA tournaments.


Peter SeitzR - TBud Selig

More on Monica Seles from Fact Monster:

  • Monica Seles - Seles, Monica Seles, Monica , 1973–, Yugoslav-American tennis player, b. Serbia, of Hungarian ...
  • Monica Seles - Biography of Monica Seles, Hard-hitting tennis superstar
  • Young Sports Stars - Young Sports Stars Freddy Adu Andre Agassi Oksana Baiul Drew Bledsoe Sergi Bruguera Kobe Bryant ...
  • Tennis - Tennis MEN Singles: 1. Yevgeny Kafelnikov, RUS def. 2. Tommy Haas, GER 7-6 (7-4), 3-6, 6-2, 4-6, ...
  • December 2 Birthdays: Georges Seurat - December 2 birthdays: Georges Seurat, Lucy Liu, Nelly Furtado, Gianni Versace, Britney Spears, Monica Seles, Julie Harris, Peter Carl Goldmark, Alexander Haig, Maria Callas