In the 80s and 90s, breathable and lightweight fabrics were developed, as seen on Steffi Graf in 1999

In the 80s and 90s, breathable and lightweight fabrics were developed, as seen on Steffi Graf in 1999

Boris Becker und Steffi Graf, Paris, Mai 1985 | ©  J.H. Darchinger/courtesy Friedrich-Ebert-Stifung, Bonn

Boris Becker und Steffi Graf, Paris, Mai 1985 | © J.H. Darchinger/courtesy Friedrich-Ebert-Stifung, Bonn

Nerdina, online forum - Developing young women leaders in tech, grades 6-12.

Nerdina, online forum - Developing young women leaders in tech, grades 6-12.

Germany’s Steffi Graf is the only tennis player to ever win a Golden Slam by capturing an Olympic gold medal in the same year as triumphs in the sport’s traditional Grand Slam events: the Australian, French, and US Opens, plus Wimbledon. She did this in 1988, the year tennis returned to the Olympic program after a 64-year absence.

Germany’s Steffi Graf is the only tennis player to ever win a Golden Slam by capturing an Olympic gold medal in the same year as triumphs in the sport’s traditional Grand Slam events: the Australian, French, and US Opens, plus Wimbledon. She did this in 1988, the year tennis returned to the Olympic program after a 64-year absence.

Steffi Graf - Steffi had it all: power, speed, & athleticism. But more than anything, she had the heart of a champion. Steffi was the greatest tennis player of her generation; today she is a devoted mother and humanitarian.

Steffi Graf - Steffi had it all: power, speed, & athleticism. But more than anything, she had the heart of a champion. Steffi was the greatest tennis player of her generation; today she is a devoted mother and humanitarian.

Andre Agassi & Steffi Graf - 1992 Wimbledon Champions Ball. At the time, no one could predict that they'd marry each other 9 years later.

Andre Agassi & Steffi Graf - 1992 Wimbledon Champions Ball. At the time, no one could predict that they'd marry each other 9 years later.

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