Monica Seles (left) and Steffi Graf pose for photographers prior to their Ladies Championship Final at the 1992 French Open. Heading into this match, Steffi and Monica had a combined 15 Grand Slam singles titles between them. Steffi had already racked up 10 major titles, while Monica was a 5 time Grand Slam winner.

Monica Seles (left) and Steffi Graf pose for photographers prior to their Ladies Championship Final at the 1992 French Open. Heading into this match, Steffi and Monica had a combined 15 Grand Slam singles titles between them. Steffi had already racked up 10 major titles, while Monica was a 5 time Grand Slam winner.

Monica Seles: Monica Seles, 2003

Women and Tennis in America: Historical Roots

Monica Seles: Monica Seles, 2003

Monica Seles (USA) - b. 02/12/1973 - 1,78m. - Ranked 1st during 178 weeks between 1991 & 1996 - Won 9 Grand Slams (4 Australian, 3 Roland-Garros, 2 US Open)

Monica Seles (USA) - b. 02/12/1973 - 1,78m. - Ranked 1st during 178 weeks between 1991 & 1996 - Won 9 Grand Slams (4 Australian, 3 Roland-Garros, 2 US Open)

Monica seles australian open  1996

Monica seles australian open 1996

Monica Seles, a Tennis legend who would have reached unconquerable heights had she not met with the unfortunate accident.

Monica Seles, a Tennis legend who would have reached unconquerable heights had she not met with the unfortunate accident.

Happy Belated Birthday (Dec 2) to The Great Monica Seles: Flashback to 1992 FO

Happy Belated Birthday (Dec 2) to The Great Monica Seles: Flashback to 1992 FO

Monica Seles looking very sexy as she receives an award at the Women's International Tennis March of Dimes Benefit Dinner on August 27, 1990. By this time, Monica was beginning her ascent to the top of women's tennis.

Monica Seles looking very sexy as she receives an award at the Women's International Tennis March of Dimes Benefit Dinner on August 27, 1990. By this time, Monica was beginning her ascent to the top of women's tennis.

Monica Seles's father taught her how to play tennis in a parking lot when she was 5 years old.  She turned pro at age 16.

Monica Seles's father taught her how to play tennis in a parking lot when she was 5 years old. She turned pro at age 16.

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