Monica Seles

Tennis Player

Birthday December 2, 1973

Birth Sign Sagittarius

Birthplace Yugoslavia

Age 50 years old

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Member of the International Tennis Hall of Fame who won nine Grand Slam titles. She bravely returned to pro tennis after being stabbed during a 1993 match by a crazed fan of her opposition, Steffi Graf. She did not officially retire until 2008.

Before Fame

She began playing tennis when she was five, under the tutelage of her father Karolj Seles, a professional cartoonist.


She won the 1990 French Open at the age of 16, setting a record for the youngest French Open champion ever. In 2009, she was elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

Family Life

She was born in Yugoslavia to Karolj and Esther Seles.

Associated With

She and Martina Navratilova were both named as "30 Legends of Women's Tennis: Past, Present and Future" by Time Magazine in 2011.