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She was also the fourth-youngest player to win a WTA title.In her second season as a touring pro, Capriati established herself as a consistent top-10 player.(born March 29, 1976) is an American former professional tennis player.A member of the International Tennis Hall of Fame, she won three singles championships in Grand Slam tournaments, was the gold medalist at the 1992 Summer Olympics, and reached the World No. Capriati set a number of youngest-ever records at the start of her career.Following this loss, Capriati decided to take a break from tennis. Capriati, unranked, played her first match in 15 months in Essen, where she reached the quarterfinals, losing to Jana Novotná in three sets.She reached her first final in more than three years at Chicago, defeating Monica Seles en route, before losing again to Novotná in three sets.In 1998, Capriati won her first Grand Slam singles match in five years at Wimbledon.During the next two years, Capriati slowly returned to championship form, winning her first title in six years in Strasbourg in 1999 and regaining a top-20 ranking.
At Wimbledon, the 15-year-old Capriati stunned nine-time champion Martina Navratilova, defeating her in the quarterfinals in straight sets.She won 14 professional singles tournaments during her career, along with one women's doubles championship.She won the Junior Orange Bowl in both the 12- and the 14-year categories, and is one of only nine tennis players to win the Junior Orange Bowl Championship twice in its 70-year history, which list includes Andy Murray, Jimmy Connors, Monica Seles, and Yishai Oliel.She won two singles titles during the summer hard court circuit, defeating World No.1 Monica Seles in a third set tie-breaker in final of San Diego, and Katerina Maleeva in straight sets in the final of Toronto.