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Tracy Austin

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12, 1962
Palos Verdes, CA
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12, 1962 (age 56)
Palos Verdes, CA


Youngest inductee into the International Tennis Hall of Fame and youngest winner of the US Open female singles championship.

Before Fame

She was neighbors growing up with Air Force Colonel Keith Lindell, who trained the first seven astronauts for Project Mercury.


She won the US Open in 1979 and 1981, the 1980 Wimbledon mixed doubles title, and the 1980 WTA Tour Championships singles title.

Family Life

In 1993, she married Scott Holt. She and Holt have three sons named Sean, Brandon, and Dylan. Her sister and three brothers were all professional tennis players; her brother Jeff married fitness celebrity Denise Austin.

Associated With

She defeated 35-year-old Billie Jean King in the quarterfinals of Wimbledon in 1979.