Gabriela Sabatini is an Argentinean Professional Tennis player born on 16th May 1970 in Buenos Aires. Gabriela is famously known for the silver medal at the 1988 Olympic Games. She is a member of people of Marchesa descent, Argentine women in business, and Medalists at the 1988 Summer Olympics.
Gabriela Sabatini's personal life and career
Sabatini was brought up by her parents Osvaldo and Beatriz Garofalo Sabatini. She has one elder brother and her father is an executive of General Motors. Sabatini first came to the tennis world's attention as a junior at the age of 6 and won her first tournament at 8.
In 1983, at age 13, she grew into the youngest player to win the Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida. She achieved six major international junior titles, including the French Open girls' singles, and was ranked the World No. 1 junior player in 1984.
In 1985, Sabatini became one of the youngest-ever players to reach the semifinals of the French Open. She was one of the leading players on the women’s singles title at the US Open in 1990.
Sabatini has won most of the highest level regular events on the women's tour, including Miami and Rome. In the late 1980s, she started a line of fragrances after partnering with the German perfume company Muelhens. Her signature scent appeared in 1989.
With Argentina winning its 1st #DavisCupFinal, let's #FlashbackFriday to a great shot of two of the country's finest: Gabby & Guillermo! ?????? pic.twitter.com/Gu5jdmxuxm
— Tennis Hall of Fame (@TennisHalloFame) December 2, 2016
Sabatini's next Grand Slam singles final came in 1990 where she faced Graf in the final of the US Open. In 1991, she reached her third Grand Slam singles final at Wimbledon and yet again faced Graf who prevailed in three sets.
Though she won 5 tournaments in 1992, Sabatini failed to reach a Grand Slam Final. At the beginning of the 1993 season, Sabatini continued to advance deep into Grand Slam singles events.
At the 1994 Bausch & Lomb Championships, in Amelia Island, Florida, Gabriela reached her first singles final in nearly a year. In the year 1995, she faced Mary Joe Fernandez in a rematch of the previous year. Sabatini played her last professional match on 19 October 1996, in the doubles semifinals.
Is Gabriela Sabatini Married?
Tennis Player Gabriela Sabatini is currently single. She is an unmarried woman. Gabriella Sabatini has been in five relationships. Gabriela dated Ricky Martin, Michael Bolton, Frank Unkelbach, Donald Trump, and Guillermo Goldman.
Despite her multiple high-profile past relationships, Sabatini as of now seems single. She is secretive about her personal life who has remained tight-lipped about her love life and relationship.
Sabatini also faced many breakups and was tortured by those relationships. She reported that she does not want to have a boyfriend. She wants to focus on her career.
The 49-year-old Argentine tennis player is unmarried and has no children to date. However, she has dated a number of boys in her 20’s. She has not found her perfect partner till now and has not disclosed her love life to the media. Gabriela resides in Buenos and Boca Raton with her family. She looked very close to her younger ones, especially her nieces.
Other Interesting Facts
- Sabatini is an avid animal lover who has a soft spot for animals. She has a pet puppy.
- She staunchly supports her family.
- She split her time between her homes in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and in Boca Raton, Florida, United States.
- She is quite active on social media like Facebook and Instagram with a good fan following.