Monica Seles

Monica Seles Wiki/Profile
Name/Famous asMonica Seles
OccupationTennis Player
BornYugoslavia
Country/NationalityYugoslavia
BirthdayDecember 2, 1973
HoroscopeSagittarius
Age45 years old
Other NameMonica, Seles

Monica Seles Net Worth, Biography, Age, Height, body measurements, family, career, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & many more details. She and Martina Navratilova were both named as “30 Legends of Women’s Tennis: Past, Present and Future” by Time Magazine in 2011.

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Monica Seles Biography

Monica Seles is best known as a Tennis Player. Member of the International Tennis Hall of Fame who won nine Grand Slam titles and bravely returned to pro tennis after being stabbed during a 1993 match by a crazed fan of her opposition, Steffi Graf. Monica Seles was born on December 2, 1973 in Yugoslavia. She began playing tennis when she was five, under the tutelage of her father Karolj Seles, a professional cartoonist. Monica Seles is one of the most successful Tennis Player. She has ranked on the list of famous people who were born on December 2, 1973.

Monica Seles (/ˈ s ɛ l ə s / ; Hungarian: Szeles Mónika, pronounced [ˈsɛlɛʃ ˈmoːnikɒ] ; Serbian: Моника Селеш , Monika Seleš; born December 2, 1973) is a retired professional tennis player, who represented Yugoslavia and the United States. An ethnic Hungarian, she was born and raised in Novi Sad, Yugoslavia (now Serbia). She became a naturalized American citizen in 1994 and also received Hungarian citizenship in June 2007. A former world no. 1, she won nine Grand Slam singles titles, eight of them as a teenager while representing Yugoslavia, and the final one while representing the United States.

1992 was an equally dominant year. Seles successfully defended her titles at the Australian Open, the French Open, and the US Open. She also reached her first-ever final at Wimbledon, but lost to Graf. During Wimbledon, Seles encountered difficulty because of her habit of grunting or shrieking loudly when hitting shots. Her quarterfinal opponent Nathalie Tauziat was the first to complain to the chair umpire about it. During the third set of her semi-final match against Martina Navratilova, Navratilova also complained to the chair umpire about the grunting after Seles went up a break at 4–2. Seles ended up losing the game and the break, but broke back and closed out the match.

She also has a position among the list of Most popular Tennis Player. Monica is 1 of the famous people in our database with the age of 45 years old.

Family: Parents, Children & Relatives

She was born in Yugoslavia to Karolj and Esther Seles. She has not shared enough information about family details. However, our team currently working, we will update Family, Sibling, Spouse and Childrens information.

Seles had many coaches through the years. These included: Karoly Seleš (1979–1996), Jelena Genčić (1980–1986), Nick Bollettieri (1986–1990), Sven Groeneveld (1991–1992), Gavin Hopper (1997–1998), Bobby Banck (1999–2001), Mike Sell (2001–2002), and David Nainkin (2003).

1991 was the first of two years in which Seles dominated the women’s tour. She started out by winning the Australian Open in January, beating Jana Novotná in the final. In March, she replaced Graf as the world no. 1. She then successfully defended her French Open title, beating the former youngest-ever winner, Arantxa Sánchez Vicario, in the final. Unable to play at Wimbledon, suffering from shin splints, Seles took a six-week break. But she was back in time for the US Open, which she won by beating Martina Navratilova in the final, her third Grand Slam title of the year, to cement her position at the top of the world rankings. She also won the year-end Virginia Slims Championships for the second consecutive time, defeating Navratilova in four sets. At the end of season, Seles had won 10 out of the 16 tournaments she entered (reaching the final of every tournament that she entered that year). She ended the year as the no. 1 ranked player in the world.

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Seles was born in Yugoslavia into an ethnic Hungarian family. Her parents are Ester and Karolj (Eszter and Károly in Hungarian) and she has an older brother, Zoltán. She began playing tennis at age five, coached by her father, a professional cartoonist employed for decades at the Dnevnik and Magyar Szó newspapers, who drew pictures for her to make her tennis more fun. He is responsible for developing her two-handed style for both the forehand and backhand. Later, her coach was Jelena Genčić. In 1985, at the age of 11, she won the Junior Orange Bowl tournament in Miami, Florida, catching the attention of tennis coach Nick Bollettieri. In early 1986, Seles and her brother Zoltán moved from Yugoslavia to the United States, and Seles enrolled at the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy, where she trained for two years and continued to practice until March 1990. Nine months after their arrival at the Academy, Seles’ mother and father joined her and Zoltán in Florida.

Age, Height & Measurements

Monica Seles current age 45 years old years old. She born under the Sagittarius horoscope as Monica's birth date is December 2. Monica Seles height 4 Feet 5 Inches (Approx) & weight 191 lbs (86.6 kg) (Approx.). Right now we don't know about body measurements. We will update in this article.

Seles played her first professional tournament as an amateur in 1988 at age 14. The following year she turned professional on February 13, 1989, and joined the professional tour full-time, winning her first career title at Houston in May 1989, where she beat the soon-to-retire Chris Evert in the final. A month later, Seles reached the semifinals of her first Grand Slam singles tournament at the French Open, losing to then-world no. 1 Steffi Graf. Seles finished her first year on the tour ranked world no. 6.

Height7 Feet 10 Inches (Approx)
Weight139 lbs (63 kg) (Approx)
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Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Dress SizeM
Shoe Size8.5 (US), 7.5 (UK), 42 (EU), 26.5 (CM)

In the early 1990s, Seles signed a $4-million endorsement contract with Fila to promote its footwear and tennis apparel. She used a Prince original graphite racquet on court. In August of the 1990 season, Seles switched to a Yonex racquet.

Monica Seles Net Worth

Estimated Net Worth: $20 Million

Monica Seles net worth has been growing significantly. Monica Seles’s most of wealth comes from being a successful Tennis Player. We have estimated Monica's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

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During the height of her career (the 1990 French Open through the 1993 Australian Open), she won eight of the 11 Grand Slam singles tournaments she contested. With eight Grand Slam singles titles before her 20th birthday, Seles holds the record for most Grand Slam singles titles won as a teenager in the Open Era.

Who is Monica Seles Dating?

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After a slow start at the beginning of the season, Seles went on a 36-match winning streak and won 6 consecutive tournaments starting in Miami at the Lipton Player’s Championships. During that winning streak she also won the U.S. Hard Court Championships (San Antonio, Texas), the Eckerd Open (Tampa, Florida), the Italian Open, and the Lufthansa Cup in Berlin, Germany (defeating Steffi Graf in the final in straight sets). Seles then won her first Grand Slam singles title at the 1990 French Open. Facing world no. 1 Steffi Graf in the final, Seles saved four set points in a first-set tiebreaker, which she won 8–6, and went on to take the match in straight sets. In doing so, she became the youngest-ever French Open singles Champion at the age of 16 years, 6 months. Her winning streak was stopped by Zina Garrison at Wimbledon in the quarterfinals, where Seles had a match point before Garrison eventually won 9–7 in the 3rd set. Seles then won the Virginia Slims of Los Angeles title against Martina Navratilova and then defeated Navratilova again in winning the Oakland California tournament, in straight sets. She also won the 1990 year-end Virginia Slims Championships, defeating Gabriela Sabatini in five sets (in the first five-set women’s match since 1901 US National Championships), becoming the youngest to ever win the Season-Ending Championships. She finished the year ranked world no. 2.

From January 1991 through February 1993, Seles won 22 titles and reached 33 finals out of the 34 tournaments she played. She compiled a 159–12 win-loss record (92.9% winning percentage), including a 55–1 win-loss record (98%) in Grand Slam tournaments. In the broader context of her first four years on the circuit (1989–1992), Seles had a win-loss record of 231–25 (90.2%) and collected 30 titles. She once again ended the year as the #1 ranked player in the world.

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