One word comes to mind when I think about Jennifer Capriati playing in the 1990 French Open semifinal at 14 years old: phenom. They were with her when she became the youngest player ever to finish a season in the top 10.A single word is all that's needed to sum up Capriati's ascent to No. And the word that best describes why it took her so long: demons. They were with her when she battled back from drug addiction to claim her first Grand Slam title. Some of us do a better job of managing them than others.Burned out and spiraling out of control like so many child stars before her, Capriati entered a drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility shortly after her arrest.And if she had simply disappeared and was never heard from again, hardly anyone would have noticed. She fought her addiction, she fought to get back into shape and she fought her demons.(born March 29, 1976) is an American former professional tennis player.A member of the International Tennis Hall of Fame, she won three singles championships in Grand Slam tournaments and a gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, reached the World No.
"It came down to a couple of points and he took them. Serena, Mauresmo, Sharapova Headline This Week at WTA Paris Australian Open holder Serena Williams heads the star-packed field this week at the WTA stop in Paris, the Open Gaz de France, joined by former No.
In 1992, Capriati defeated Steffi Graf to win gold at the Olympics.
By 1994, at 18, she was out of the game and in and out of legal trouble -- cited for shoplifting and arrested for marijuana possession.
Jennifer Capriati's ex-boyfriend says he believes two big things went down in her life that caused her to accidentally OD on prescription drugs -- his return to porn and her depression over tennis.
Dale Da Bone dated Jen from 2003-2009 -- if Da Bone sounds like a porn star name ...