Biography - A Short Wiki
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Monica Seles is a popular Yugoslavian born retired professional tennis player. She has represented both Yugoslavian and the United States, and she became a naturalized American citizen in 1994. She has won 9 Grand Slam singles titles in her career, eight of those wins came while playing for Yugoslavia, while one of them came while playing for the United States.
Read about Monica Seles' career and accomplishments in the following section.
Monica Seles turned professional on the 13th of February 1989 and won her r first career title at Houston in May 1989 by defeating Chris Evert in the final. In 1990, she became the youngest-ever French Open singles Champion at the age of 16 years, six months by defeating Steffi Graf in the finals. With this win, she got her first Grand Slam singles title. 1991 was an incredibly successful year for her Australian Open in January, became the world number one in March, defended her French Open title, and won the US Open as well. She was the number 1 ranked player in the world.
Family and Personal Life
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Monica Seles is married to the popular businessman, Tom Golisano, who is her senior by 32 years. The two began dating in 2009 and announced their engagement on the 5th of June 2014. On the 21st of April 2009, she released her memoir, “Getting A Grip: On My Body, My Mind, My Self” bout with depression and binge eating disorder (BED) after she was stabbed. She has also been a paid spokesperson for Shire Pharmaceuticals, the makers of the first drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat Binge Eating Disorder (BED).
|Husband's/Spouse's Name||Tom Golisan|
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Monica Seles|
|Age (as of today)||49 years|
|Date of Birth||December 2, 1973|
|Place of Birth||Novi Sad, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia|
|Nationality||and American., Hungarian, Yugoslavian|
|Height||1.78 m, 5 feet 10 inches|
|Weight||61 kg, 134.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$25 Million|
|Occupation||Retired Professional Tennis Player|
Height, Weight, and Age
Monica Seles' height is above average measuring 1.78 m. Monica Seles weighs 61 kg. Being born on December 2, 1973, translates to an age of 49 years as of todays date (July 18, 2023).
I lost my dad way too early and it was agonisingly awful. I missed him so much and I hated knowing that I could never again pick up the phone to tell him about my day.Monica Seles
I think for me, food was a way for me to deal with emotional trouble.Monica Seles
I have this terrible dark side to my personality, which playing tennis keeps at bay.Monica Seles
I don’t like salads: I like the strong food.Monica Seles
As a top player, you have to keep your emotions in check. You think you can control everything.Monica Seles