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  Monica Seles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Seles played her first professional tournament in 1988 at the age of 14.
Seles returned to the tour in August 1995 and won her first come-back tournament, the Canadian Open, beating Amanda Coetzer in the final 6-1, 6-0.
Seles is also known as one the greatest "big point" players of all-time, having tremendous mental fortitude during the toughest situations on court.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Monica_Seles   (1682 words)

Monica Seles was born on December 2, 1973 in Novi Sad, Yugoslavia, in the ethnically Hungarian Vojvodina section of Serbia" (2, 131).
Seles was on her way to achieving superstar status, which is what she always wanted, having won seven of the last eight Grand Slam events she entered when a bizarre incident occurred in the Spring of 1993.
Seles' wound healed within months and she was physically ready to return to the women's tennis tour, but she was not mentally ready.
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 Monica's Biography by James :: www.monicaselessite.com ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Monica was a part of the winning Fed Cup team this year, Monica played for her country the United States in the 1st round vs Croatia.
Monica then stated in a press confrence at the end of 2002 that she is not ready to retire.
Monica states in a press conference that she is having pain in her left foot.
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 Monica Seles
Monica Seles was staying in a condo with her brother.
Monica was 3rd seed in Wimbledon and she was wishing a 7th title in a row.
Monica Seles proved that she was still a great player when she won the Acura Classic in Manhattan Beach at the beginning of August.
www.tennisracquets.com /players/monicaseles.html   (3463 words)

 Monica Seles - TrikiWiki
Monica Seles was born on December 2nd 1973, in Novi Sad, Yougoslavia.
Monica received her first Raquet at the age of 6, but only a few months later she didn't want to play tennis anymore.
Monica and her father have always been quite close, he has always been a great help and a good coach in her beginning career.
www.trikiwiki.com /Monica_Seles   (500 words)

 Monica Seles
Monica Seles became a teen tennis sensation in 1990, when she won the French Open at age 16 and then became the world's number-one ranked female tennis player.
Seles was known for her aggressive game and for the distinctive grunts she made with nearly every shot.
Monica Seles - Monica Seles Born: Dec. 2, 1973 Tennis No. 1 in the world in 1991 and '92 after winning...
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 Monica Seles News and pictures
Seles was using this $1.3 million tournament as a key clay-court tuneup for the French Open, which starts May 26.
Seles, seeded 10th, had lost the first set to Nadia Petrova 6-3 and was down 4-1 in the second against the Russian when she signaled on the changeover that she had had enough.
Seles missed several tournaments earlier this year because of her injured left foot.
www.monicaseles.de /news/news_english.htm   (539 words)

 Monica Seles @ monica-seles.com - biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Monica and her father were always close, they were friends.
Monica said that her it was still hurting and that she still wasn't ready to come back on courts.
Monica proved that she was still a great player when she won the Acura Classic in Manhattan Beach at the beginning of August.
www.monica-seles.com /en/biography.asp   (3592 words)

 Seles.co.uk - the definitive © 2006
Tennis great Monica Seles has always had a soft spot for Toronto, a city that embraced her when she made her triumphant return to the court after being stabbed while playing in Germany in 1993.
Seles, who was born in the former Yugoslavia and became a U.S. citizen in 1994, went on to win the next three Canadian titles.
Seles' engaging personality and giggle are as well-known as her two-handed strokes from both sides and the accompanying two-note grunts.
www.seles.co.uk   (8660 words)

 Monica Seles Site! by Ronny & James :: www.monicaselessite.com
Seles is heading for the rough side of town to witness an incredible programme called “Fight Back”, in which women and girls are taught ju-jitsu and self-defence to help them cope with the violence they face daily on their streets.
Seles made her comeback to the sport in August 1995 at the Canadian Open, storming to the final and a 6-0 6-1 win over Amanda Coetzer.
Seles said she'll be satisfied with her career if it ends without a return to the court.
www.monicaselessite.com /home.html   (4451 words)

Monica Seles (born December 2, 1973) is a former World No. 1 tennis player.
Monica Seles (originally Monika Seleš) was born in Novi Sad, Yugoslavia (now Vojvodina, Serbia and Montenegro) in 1973.
Seles began playing tennis at the age of six, coached by her father Karolj Seles.
www.monicaseles.com.ar   (1625 words)

Monica Seles was born on Dec. 2, 1973 in Novi Sad, Yugoslavia.
Monica resumed her career after more than 2 years on the sideline recovering from physical and emotional scars resulting from her April, 1993, stabbing at a tennis tournament in Hamburg, Germany.
Seles was runner up at the US Open where she lost to Graf and slipped to the ranking of number 2.
www.hingis.itgo.com /seles.html   (884 words)

 IMG Speakers Bureau - Monica Seles
Monica Seles was born in Novi Sad, Yugoslavia in 1973 and began playing tennis at the age of 6, coached by her father Karolj.
In 1990, Seles won her first Grand Slam title at the French Open, becoming the youngest-ever champion at the age of 16 years, 6 months.
Monica Seles' ability to persevere in the face of adversity is an inspiration to millions of fans worldwide and the crowd remains forever on her side.
www.imgspeakers.com /speakers/monica_seles.aspx   (544 words)

 Monica Seles @ monica-seles.com
During a change-over of her quarterfinal match against Magdalena Maleeva, Seles was stabbed in the back by Gunther Parche, a crazed fan of Steffi Graf.
Monica missed the first three months due to an injury and quit the TOP 5.
Seles began the year with a semifinal at the Australian Open, which made her the only player ever to win 33 matches at a Grand Slam without a loss!
www.monica-seles.com   (1126 words)

 Women's Sports Foundation ATHLETES
Currently ranked 6th on the WTA Tour, Seles’ 1999 highlights include reaching the quarterfinals of the US Open, the semifinals of the Australian and French Opens and the finals of the Canadian Open.
Seles is the second woman to win three consecutive French Open titles.
She is a four-time winner of the Australian Open, a three-time winner of the French Open and a two-time winner of the US Open.
www.womenssportsfoundation.org /cgi-bin/iowa/athletes/record.html?record=922   (201 words)

 USATODAY.com - Monica Seles serves up migraine relief   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Monica Seles, 30, has had migraine headaches half her life.
Ironically, while her father was in the hospital in 1997, Seles was finally properly diagnosed with migraine.
While Seles takes oral medication which can take two hours to work optimally, Kudrow says the most efficient way to treat a severe migraine is by injection.
www.usatoday.com /news/health/spotlighthealth/2004-03-09-seles_x.htm   (1116 words)

 BBC ON THIS DAY | 30 | 1993: Tennis star stabbed
Miss Seles was leading 6-4, 4-3 when she took a rest on her courtside seat during the changeover.
Monica Seles is expected to be out of action for about four weeks, missing the Italian Open, which begins on Monday, and the French Open on 24 May, in which she was to have been the defending champion.
Gunter Parche, a 39-year-old unemployed lathe operator, was convicted for the stabbing of Monica Seles in October 1993.
news.bbc.co.uk /onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/30/newsid_2499000/2499161.stm   (506 words)

 Monica Seles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Seles, Monica (1973-), Serbian-born professional tennis player, who achieved great success while still a teenager, rising to the number-one ranking among women tennis players in 1991.
Born in Novi Sad, Serbia, Seles won the European junior championship at age 10 and moved to the United States in 1986 to attend a tennis academy in Florida.
The incident raised concerns about the safety of tennis players during tournaments and caused Seles to cancel her participation in tournaments in 1993 and 1994.
www.distinguishedwomen.com /biographies/seles.html   (267 words)

 Monica Seles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
At a young age, when health was not an issue, she had to come to terms with her inner game.
In the period that followed, Monica had to confront her fears, her feelings of vulnerability and terror, and her depression.
Parents: Karolj Seles is a cartoonist and television director.
www.rolemodel.net /seles/seles.htm   (439 words)

 Monica Seles
Monica Seles was a tennis wunderkind of the 1990s, and at the time was the youngest singles player ever to rank number one in the world (she was 17).
Seles' physical recovery was tough, but the psychological effects were crippling.
In 1998, Seles had further psychological problems when her father and first coach, Karolj, died of cancer.
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 The Monica Seles Picture Pages
Seles began playing tennis at the age of six, coached by her father Karolj Seleš.
A month later, Seles reached the semifinals in her first Grand Slam appearance at the French Open, where she lost to World No. 1 Steff Graf.
During a quarter-final match between Seles and Magdalena Maleeva at Hamburg, a 38-year-old deranged and obsessive fan of Steffi Graf named Günter Parche ran from middle of crowd to the edge of the court during a break between games and plunged a knife between Seles's shoulder blades.
www.superiorpics.com /monica_seles   (1263 words)

 WTA WTA, Lindsay Davenport, Monica Seles, Serena Williams, WTA Tour - CBS SportsLine.com
Davenport, seeded third, broke Seles three times in the final set before closing out the match with an ace, her 16th of the day at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium.
Seles, also the runner-up last year to Martina Hingis, had a chance to get back in the match in the third set, but was broken in the fifth game.
Seles, who bowed out of the Australian Open in the second round after injuring her ankle, is 3-10 against Davenport.
cbs.sportsline.com /tennis/story/6165013   (618 words)

 Seles Knocks Injured Dubai Champ Out - Monica Seles News
Monica Seles advanced to her third final of the year.
Seles said it was a sad way to end a closely fought match, but the American was happy with the shape of her own game.
Seles advances to a final with top seed Justine Henin-Hardenne, after the Belgian ousted Jennifer Capriati 7-5, 4-6, 6-4.
seles.wtnworld.com /seles/News/1264   (341 words)

 Monica Seles Blog - powered by TennisUniverse.com
Monica Seles has many fond memories of competing at the Olympics.
Monica Seles will always cherish the bronze medal she won but that prestigious memento is only part of her Olympic experience.
Monica is still expected in south Florida, and has now officially entered Italy's top tournament.
seles.wtnworld.com   (539 words)

 Monica Seles - Reviews on RateItAll
Beginning in 1990 Monica Seles quickly became a dominating force in womens tennis.
Monica Seles won 8 major titles before the tragic attack that almost ended her career.
Seles was well on her way to being one of the greatest female...
www.rateitall.com /i-19771-monica-seles.aspx   (344 words)

 BBC SPORT | Tennis | Monica Seles
Born in Novi Sad, in the former Yugoslavia, Seles became an American citizen in March 1994, by which time she had already won eight of her nine Grand Slam titles.
In March 1993, while the world number one, Seles was stabbed in the back by a crazed spectator during a tournament in Hamburg.
Despite increasing injury problems, Seles remains near the top of the women's game, reaching three Grand Slam quarter-finals in 2000 and the last eight in Australia in 2001.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport2/hi/tennis/1621632.stm   (211 words)

 Monica Seles quiz -- free game   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Monica has won a title at 3 Grand Slam tournaments.
After Monica returned to tennis following the attack, who was the first player to defeat her?
In 1998 Monica reached the finals of Roland Garros, which player defeated her to win the French Open title?
www.funtrivia.com /playquiz.cfm?qid=48894   (119 words)

 Monica Seles
Stats: Monica has 51 career singles titles including 9 Grand Slams and 6 career Doubles titles.
She was the youngest player ever to win the Australian Open (1991) and won a bronze medal at 2000 Olympics.
Monica was also the 1991 and 1992 Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year.
espn.go.com /sexiestathletes/monica_seles.html   (87 words)

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