Gigi Fernandez

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Birthday
22, 1964
Birthplace
San Juan, PR
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
22, 1964 (age 54)
Birthplace
San Juan, PR

About

First Puerto Rican tennis player to play in the major tournaments and also the first to win an Olympic gold medal.

Before Fame

She turned professional at age 19, after making the All-American team in her freshman year at Clemson.

Trivia

After retiring from tennis, she made a DVD series called 'Baby Goes Pro,' helping young children to learn the basics of sports.

Family Life

Her cousin also achieved great success as the well-known Puerto Rican actor/director Jose Ferrer.

Associated With

Like Patrick Rafter, she was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.