This has been a particularly trying year for that star-crossed court princess, Steffi Graf. Herewith a brief look at the ups and downs of her career.
Becomes first woman since Margaret Court in '70 to win Grand Slam; also wins gold in Seoul.
Breaks right thumb while skiing away from pursuing paparazzi in Switzerland.
Finishes the year 86-2 for second-highest women's winning percentage .ever recorded.
Peeved at Papa Peter's affair with Playmate and paternity suit against him, loses to Monica Seles at German Open.
After losing top ranking, plays through pain at Wimbledon to win first Slam title in 18 months.
Takes exception to chopperazzi's aerial nude Photos.
Wins $37,000 in damages from rock band for the song I Wanna Make Love to Steffi Graf.
Distracted by Papa's arrest for tax fraud, gets bounced in first round of Canadian Open.