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Steffi Graf quits tennis

HEIDELBERG, Germany -- When the fun stopped, Steffi Graf did what so many superstars have done in recent months. She said goodbye. After 22 Grand Slam singles titles, 107 tournament...
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Lindsay Davenport elected to International Tennis Hall of Fame

...1971-06. His wife, former top-ranked player Angela Mortimer Barrett, was inducted into the Hall in 1993. Agassi and Steffi Graf are the only other married couple in the Hall.Davenport wishes she'd done a better job during her career of following...
Graf and Hingis reach French Open final

PARIS -- Steffi Graf looked as if she had crossed a desert...different things," she said. "That's Steffi's tactic. To me, at that point I really...least among the players, we ever counted Steffi out. All champions, like Steffi, Martina...
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Run with the wind

Steffi Decker, 8, of Orlando, Fla., tries to get her kite to fly Monday by running to catch a breeze outside Aiken's H. Odell Weeks Activities Center. Steffi was in Aiken with family members.
Kubot, Lindstedt take doubles title at Australian Open

...I wanted to play my best tennis."First-time finalists aren't always so composed. Natasha Zvereva famously lost to Steffi Graf 6-0, 6-0 in just 32 minutes at the 1988 French Open. Sabine Lisicki was so overwhelmed against Marion Bartoli in...
Graf, Navratilova reacquainted

TOKYO --- Once again, Steffi Graf and Martina Navratilova needed a tiebreaker to settle the who the toughest player to play against was and if it wasn't Steffi, I don't know who it was." Before retiring, Graf and Navratilova...
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Graf knocked out by Schnyder

NEW YORK -- Steffi Graf's comeback collapsed at the U.S. Open against a Swiss teen-ager...Schnyder said. "I think it's the biggest win I have. To beat Steffi before such a big crowd and go through to the quarterfinals is just great...
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Venus-Graf semi set for Hanover

...Barbara Rittner 6-2, 6-1 to set up a semifinal showdown with Steffi Graf at the $500,000 Hanover WTA tournament. "I played...You have to do that if you want to be successful against Steffi." Top seed Jana Novotna of the Czech Republic also advanced...
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Hingis' first French Open title in jeopardy

PARIS -- Pressure? What pressure? For Steffi Graf, Saturday's French Open women's final is just Grand Slam doubles titles, is happier at the net. "Steffi has a powerful baseline game," Hingis said. And in addition...
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Jones says the media exaggerates her reunion with American father

The United States media interest in Germany's Steffi Jones is sparked by more than her style of play. Jones is...than my father." Jones said her mother is in Germany with Steffi's younger brother, Frank, waiting for her to get home...
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