Steffi Graf Net Worth 2020, Bio, Wiki, Height, Weight, Awards, and Instagram.
Steffi Graf Net Worth – Steffi Graf is a German former World No. 1 tennis player who has a net worth of $30 million. Steffi Graf was born June 14, 1969 in Mannheim, Germany.
Stefanie Maria Graf was born on June 14, 1969, in Mannheim, West Germany. Her parents, Peter and Heidi, were both tennis players, and Peter gave his daughter a tennis racket with a sawed-off handle to swing before she turned 4. At age 6, she won her first junior tournament.
Graf started dating Andre Agassi in 1999 and they married on 22 October 2001. They have two children: son Jaden Gil (born 2001) and daughter Jaz Elle (born 2003). Her sexual orientation is straight.
Talking about her profession, Graf’s first outing professionally was for the 1982 Porsche Grand Prix at Filderstadt, Germany. She was only 13 at that time. Though she lost the game to opponent Tracy Austin by 6–4, 6–0, this did very little to dishearten the young blood.
Graf secured the World 124th position in her first year. Though she did not win any title for the next three consecutive years, her ranking nevertheless steadily rose to World No. 98, No. 22, and No. 6 in 1983, 1984 and 1985, respectively.
It was at the 1984 fourth round Centre Court match at Wimbledon that Graf came to the limelight when she almost upset the tenth seed, Jo Durie of the United Kingdom. She went on to win the tennis demonstration event at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles.
On the following years, Graf emerged as the top challenger at the US Open. Though she lost both to Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert, she was consistent enough to reach the finals and the semi-finals.
During 1986 was a seminal day for Graf as she won her first WTA tournament by beating Chris Evert in the finals of the Family Circle Cup in Hilton Head, South Carolina. She followed up the same by winning at Amelia Island, Charleston, and Berlin.
Later in the French Open finals, Graf defeated Navratilova, who was the World No. 1, after beating Gabriela Sabatini in a three-set semi-final. In the year 1988, she struck gold by not only winning all the four Grand Slam titles but the Olympic Gold Medal as well. With this, she became the first and the only player to achieve this feat.
While Graf gained an easy victory over Chris Evert in the finals of Australian Open, at the French Open, she defeated Natasha Zvereva thus successfully defending her title.
At Wimbledon, Graf was playing against Navratilova when she won the match, thus ending the latter’s winning streak. In the US Open, Graf played against Sabatini defeating her and winning the Calendar Year Grand Slam.
In the year 1990, brought mixed results for Graf. While she won the Australian Open defeating Mary Joe Fernandez, she failed to make it to the finals of Wimbledon and US Open. As for French Open, she lost the finals to Monica Seles. Despite the defeat, Graf retained the position as a top-ranked player.
In the year 1992, she was the revival year for Graf. At the Olympics, Graf secured the silver medal. As for Virginia Slims Championships, she lost the tournament thrice in a row.
For the first time since long, Graf was free from any kind of injuries in 1994. She began the year on a winning note, gaining triumph over the Australian Open where she defeated Arantxa Sanchez Vicario.
The next couple of games brought sad results as Graf was struggling with her form. She lost against Mary Pierce in a French Open semi-final, to Lori McNeil at the first round in Wimbledon.
The Virginia Slims Championships also brought depressing result as Graf went on to lose the same as well. She took a breath of relief by defeating World No. 2 Hingis and World No. 1 Lindsay Davenport en route to the Philadelphia title in 1998.
Later, she went on to defeat World No. 3 Jana Novotna at the first round of season-ending Chase Championships. In the year 1999, she was a mixed bag.
While she won quite a few warm-up games, she lost the quarter-finals of Australian Open to Monica Seles. As for French Open, she reached the finals, her first time in the last three years and went on to win the same defeating Hingis.
Graf reached the finals of Wimbledon later losing it to Davenport. With this, she announced her retirement from the women’s tour. She was ranked as the World No. 3 position at that time.
Post-retirement, Graf played a few games and competed in some matches. In the year 2009, she played a singles exhibition match against Kim Clijsters and a mixed doubles exhibition alongside her husband Andre Agassi against Tim Henman and Clijsters.
She played celebrity doubles, women’s doubles, and mixed doubles before her strained calf muscle caused her exit.
Height and Weight
height of 5 feet 9 inches
weighs is 64Kg
In the year 1986, Steffi Graf won her debut award in the category of ‘Newcomer of the Year’ by Corel WTA Tour.
She collected ‘Player of the Year’ award eight times, four times in a row from 1987 to 1990 and 1993 to 1996.
Similarly, in 1988 she was the most significant year as she became the first and only tennis player to achieve the Calendar Year Golden Slam by winning all four Grand Slam singles titles and the Olympic gold medal in the same calendar year.
Net Worth 2020
She has an estimated net worth of around $30 million (as per 2019 data) and she has earned that sum of money from her professional career.
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