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Gabriela Sabatini

Gabriela Sabatini is a former professional tennis player. Gabriela Sabatini was one of the leading women players of her generation. Also, she was the winner of the women’s singles title at the US Open in 1990. Let us know more about her accomplishments.

Early Life and Childhood 

Gabriela was born on May 16, 1970, with the zodiac sign of Tauras. As of 2023, she is 53 years old. Her full name is Gabriela Beatriz Sabatini. At present, she is fifty years old. Her birthplace is in Buenos, Argentina. She has the nationality of Argentinian and ethnicity of Italian.

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Caption: Gabriela Sabatini in the tennis court (Instagram)

Likewise, she was born to Beatriz Garofalo Sabatini and Osvaldo Sabatini. She also has a brother named Osvaldo Sabitini. Her father is an actor and a producer. She grew up playing tennis with her brother and father. After her father sensed that she had a natural talent for the game, he arranged for her to receive coaching.

She does not have much in the educational field. Moreover, she has more emphasis on sports educationally as well as professionally. In the bargain, there are no details about the educational institutions.

Gabriela Sabatini – Professional Life

Gabriela Sabatini decided to play tennis professionally when she was in her mid-teens. She won seven of the eight junior tournaments she entered in 1984. During this time, she came to the international spotlight. While reaching the semifinals at the French Open in 1985, she lost to Chris Evert.

Similarly, she reached her first Grand Slam singles final at the US Open in 1988. At the 1988 Summer Olympics, she carried Argentina’s flag in its opening ceremony. Unfortunately, she could not win any major titles. Nevertheless, she did not win any tournaments in 1993. Continuously, she kept on losing matches throughout 1995. In October 1996, the shed played her last professional singles match and lost to Jennifer Capriati.

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Caption: Gabriela Sabatini receiving an award (Instagram)

Ultimately she retired from her professional tour in 1996. She then emphasized her perfume business as well as humanitarian activities. On the other hand, she is also super actively involved in campaigns for UNICEF, UNESCO, and the Special Olympics. She has also worked with organizations to help children and the poor.

Awards and Nominations

At a very early age, she was ranked No.1 in the 12-an-under division in her country when she was just ten. Consecutively, she won the top position for the next few years. She could be able to become the youngest player to win the Orange Bowl in Florida.

Subsequently, she also won a total of twenty-seven singles titles. This included one US Open by the time she retired. In 1988, she won the silver medal in the women’s singles competition. Moreover, she teamed up with Steffi Graf and won the women’s doubles title at Wimbledon. Successfully, she won 1988’s year-end WTA Tour Championships.

In 1991, she won five tournaments in the first half of the year. Surprisingly, she could reach the World No.1 ranking. However, she narrowly lost out to Graf and then to Monica Seles. In 1992, she also won five tournaments. However, she could not win any Grand Slam titles.

In total, she could win over twenty-seven singles titles and fourteen doubles titles. On top of that, she won the Diamond Kones Award as the most relevant Sportsman of the decade in Argentina. Also, she was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2006. Fortunately, she won the IOC Women and Sport Trophy.

Gabriela Sabatini – Net Worth 2024

According to some sources of information, her net worth is estimated to be $8 million. Nonetheless, her other income and salary are unknown to everyone.

Personal Relationship

Gabriela had several past relationships. She had ten relationships in total. She was in a relationship with Ricky Martin, Michael Bolton, Frank Unkelbach, Guillermo Rolda, Michael Bolton, Frank Unkelbach, Guillermo Roldan, Howard Carpendale, and Mickey Rourke. Likewise, she has also dated Henri Leconte, Prince Albert.

Seemingly, she came to public attention when she dated the present US President, Donald Trump in 1989. But, she is an ex-girlfriend of Donald Trump now. Currently, she seems to be single and has not dated anyone for now. Her latest break up was with Leo Montero. She dated him in 1999.

Rumors and Controversy

There are certain rumors and controversies regarding her. One of those rumors occurred about her career. It was rumored that she was about to leave the Tennis World and announce a retirement. But, this rumor was clarified by Sabatini herself.

Gabriela Sabatini – Body Measurements

In addition, Gabriela Sabatini is five feet and seven inches tall. Her weight is fifty-nine kg. Her body measurement measures 34-23-34. Similarly, her bra size is 34B, her waist size is 23, and her size is 34. Her hair color is brown and her eye color is dark brown.

Gabriela Sabatini Birthday

Caption: Gabriela Sabatini on her fiftieth birthday (Instagram)

Social Media

Gabriela Sabatini does not seem to be active on Facebook. However, she is active both on Instagram as well as Twitter. She has 175k followers on Instagram and 123.9k followers on Twitter.