Gabriela Sabatini Biography
- Age: 47 years old
- Birth Nation: Argentina
- Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
- Name: Gabriela Sabatini
- Birth Name: Gabriela Beatriz Sabatini
- Nationality: Argentine
- Birth Place/City: Buenos Aires
- Religion: Roman Catholic
- Ethnicity: White
- Profession: Argentine former professional tennis player
- Eye Color: Dark brown
- Hair Color: Black
- Body Measurements: 36C-25-36
- Breast Size: 36C
- Waist size: 25 in
- Hip Size: 33
- Shoe Size: 10
- Weight in KG: 59 kg
- Famous for: Tennish Player
- Special Title: on the women’s singles title at the US open. Apart from that she has been awarded with different titles such as women’s doubles title at Wimbledone in 1988. Another one is in 1988 and 1994 where she was two Year-End Champions. She also received silver medal in Olympic Games in 1988.
- Affair with: Guillermo Roldan
- Boyfriend: Guillermo Roldan
- Awards: Tennis magazine's Rookie of the Year, 1985; ranked fifth in the world, 1988; silver medal, Olympic Games, 1988; Virginia Slims Championship, 1994, 1998; winner, U.S. Open, 1990; Twenty-seven career singles titles, including the 1990 U.S. Open and two season-ending Virginia Slims Championships. 20
Gabriela Sabatini is an Argentine former professional tennis player. She was one of the leading players in the late-1980s and early-1990s on the women's circuit. She has won various titles in her career including the women's singles title at the US Open in 1990.
Sabatini was born on May 16, 1970, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is the daughter born to Osvaldo Sabatini and Beatriz Garofalo Sabatini. Her father is an executive of General Motors. She has an elder brother.
Her passion for tennis was from her childhood days when she was only six. She won her first tournament at the age of eight. At the age of thirteen, in 1983 she gained her fame becoming the youngest player winning Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida.
As a junior, she had won six major international titles, which include the French Open girls’ singles. She was ranked as the World No.1 junior player in 1984.
During her childhood days, she regarded herself as very introvert. Because of her behavior and lack of self-confidence she was not able to come to the surface. Her major big problem was her shyness.
She was very competitive from her childhood but because of nervousness, she used to lose many matches. But she never gave her due to her determination and passion for tennis she gets over her nervousness and rose to fame.
Sabatini started her career as a junior to the tennis world's attention. She began playing tennis at the age of six and won her first tournament at the age of eight. She successfully became the youngest player to win the Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida in 1983.
In the early 1980s and 1990s, she was one of the leading players on women’s circuit. Similarly, in 1990, she also has won the women’s singles title at the US Open.
Apart from that, she has been awarded different titles such as women’s doubles title at Wimbledon in 1988. Another one is in 1988 and 1994 where she was two Year-End Champions. She also received a silver medal in Olympic Games in 1988.
Similarly, she has launched a line of fragrances with partnering with Muelhens, the German perfume company. It became such a hit at that time. One of the top-seller was her signature scent which was debuted in 1989 in Bruhl in West Germany.
Her rivalry with Steffi Graf has created lots of buzz and news in the media as well as industry. She thinks that her fame and her public profile is one the reason she was not able to become world number one.
Personal Life and Affairs
Sabatini has reached the age of 47 now. She currently resides in Baco Raton, Florida, U.S.
She says to be world's number one and to be famous in two different things. Because of her remarkable talent and achievements, her net worth is very high, her exact earnings couldn’t be unknown as she has earnings from several sources.
Talking about her personal life, she has dated lots of boys during her 20s. In those days she went through affairs, breakups, and torture faced by those relationships. But now, she says that she doesn’t want to have a boyfriend anymore and focus on her game and career only.
There have been rumors in the media about her being a lesbian. She was seen with her girlfriend many times. They were seen in vacations enjoying. She is not married yet. Also, her news and activities are updated in her official sites as well as some social networking sites.
Body Measurements, Net Worth and Salary
Sabatini has an incredible height of 5 ft 9 inches (1.7 meters) and weighs 59 kg (130 pounds). She earns a huge amount of salary, as she has earned $8.7 million from her sporting career.
Sabatini has maintained an impressive net worth of over $8 million. She retired from tennis in 1996 and was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame after a decade.
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