- Lived in Spain until moving to the Fort Lauderdale area at the age of 4.
- Graced the cover of Sports Illustrated at the age of 13 after making the singles final of her first pro-tennis tournament; became the youngest semifinalist (14) in a Grand Slam event at the 1990 French Open.
- Captured the women's singles gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, defeating Steffi Graf in three sets.
- Left the tennis tour at 17 and played in only one match over the next two years.
- Returned to action in 1996 and worked her way to the top of the tennis world by 2001, when she won back-to-back Grand Slam titles at the Australian and French Opens.
- Ascended to the WTA's No. 1 ranking four different times in 2001 and '02, when she won a second consecutive Australian Open.
- Competed in ABC's revival of The Superstars in 2009, five years after injuries forced her to retire from pro tennis.
- Steven Capriati — Brother
- Denise Capriati — Mother
- Stefano Capriati — Father
- Birth Name: Jennifer Maria Capriati
- Birth Place: New York, NY
- Profession: Former pro tennis player
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