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UPI Almanac for Saturday, March 29, 2014.
By United Press International

Stalking, battery charges against Jennifer Capriati dropped

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Stalking charges will be dismissed against former tennis star Jennifer Capriati following anger-management counseling, Florida prosecutors said Monday.
Azarenka could face three Top 5 players in Melbourne

Azarenka could face three Top 5 players in Melbourne

MELBOURNE, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Three Top 5 players are potentially ahead for Victoria Azarenka in her quest for a third consecutive Australian Open title.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, March 29, 2013.
By United Press International

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Adam Jones powers Team USA over Canada ... Kenseth gambles on tires, wins Las Vegas ... Woods completes WGC-Cadillac victory ... Jennifer Capriati investigated in stalking ... Sports news from United Press International.

Jennifer Capriati investigated in stalking

NORTH PALM BEACH, Fla., March 10 (UPI) -- Former tennis star Jennifer Capriati was investigated for stalking after she allegedly punched her ex-boyfriend at a Florida health club, police said.
Capriati elected to Tennis Hall of Fame

Capriati elected to Tennis Hall of Fame

NEWPORT, R.I., April 13 (UPI) -- Jennifer Capriati, who won three major tournament titles in her career, has been selected for induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, March 29, 2012.
By United Press International

Capriati said recuperating after overdose

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 28 (UPI) -- Former world No. 1 tennis star Jennifer Capriati is recovering at a Florida hospital after an accidental overdose of prescription drugs, her spokeswoman says.

Jennifer Capriati has shoulder surgery

WILMINGTON, Del., Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Jennifer Capriati underwent shoulder surgery Friday, an operation that should allow her to resume her tennis career.

Capriati out of Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Jennifer Capriati will not play in the Australian Open for the second straight year, this time because of a shoulder injury.

Injured Capriati pulls out of Olympics

ATHENS, Greece, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- American Jennifer Capriati withdrew from the Olympic Games Tuesday because of a persistent leg injury.

Capriati eliminated in quarterfinals

MONTREAL, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Amelie Mauresmo outbattled Karolina Sprem Friday to reach the semifinals of the Rogers Cup.

Capriati and Pierce win in Montreal

MONTREAL, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Former champion Jennifer Capriati and Montreal native Mary Pierce both won their second-round matches Tuesday at the $1.3 million Rogers Cup.

Capriati ousts Serena, will play Mauresmo

ROME, May 15 (UPI) -- American Jennifer Capriati beat top-seeded countrywoman Serena Williams Friday and advanced to the Italia Open finals against France's Amelie Mauresmo.
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Jennifer Marie Capriati (born March 29, 1976, in New York City) is a former professional tennis player, ranked number one in the world for a short time, and the winner of three women's singles championships in Grand Slam tournaments. Capriati made her professional debut in 1990 at the age of 14 when she reached the finals of the hard court tournament in Boca Raton, Florida, losing there to Gabriela Sabatini. Capriati reached the semifinals of the French Open in her debut and later became the youngest ever player to crack the top 10 at age 14 years, 235 days in October of that year. Between 1990 and 1993, Capriati won six singles titles, including a Gold Medal at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, defeating Steffi Graf in the final. Following a first round loss at the 1993 U.S. Open, the burned out Capriati took a 14-month break from competitive pro tennis. Her personal struggles during this time (including arrests for shoplifting and possession of marijuana) were well-documented by the press.

In 1998, Capriati won her first Grand Slam singles match in five years at Wimbledon. During the next two years, Capriati slowly returned to championship form, winning her first title in six years in Strasbourg, France in 1999 and regaining a top 20 ranking. At the 2001 Australian Open, the reinvigorated Capriati became the lowest seed to ever win the championship when she defeated Martina Hingis (ranked number one in the world at the time) in straight sets for her first Grand Slam championship. She also won the French Open that year, claiming the number one ranking in October. After successfully defending her Australian Open crown in 2002, Capriati became a top ten mainstay until injuries derailed her career in 2004.

Capriati won 14 professional singles tournaments during her career, along with one women's doubles championship.

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