The former brat of the women's tennis tour now dedicates her life to caring for children. While rising to No. Now 41, she has dedicated her life to the care of kids in need, visiting hospitals and running camps for kids with cancer. Sister Andrea says that even when she was on the tour, there was a more spiritual soul lurking beneath. Her father, Roland, also had a plan, which at the time took priority: A tennis natural since the day she picked up a racquet at age 8, Jaeger won a slew of junior tournaments and turned pro at
Tennis Star Andrea Jaeger's New Life as a Nun
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Jaeger reached the singles final of Wimbledon in and the French Open in She reached the singles semifinals of the Australian Open in and of the U. Open in and She also won 10 singles titles.
Why I became a nun, by former tennis star Andrea Jaeger
Parents came to the U. Enjoys animals Founder of the Little Star Foundation www. Injured shoulder in ; has since required surgery seven times, most recently in December
She won three Grand Slam titles; the women's singles titles at the and US Opens , and the mixed doubles title at the Wimbledon Championships in A series of injuries and a serious automobile accident cut short her career. Since , she has been the youngest US Open female singles champion in history, and she is the youngest inductee of all time at the International Tennis Hall of Fame at age Austin won singles titles on all playing surfaces: clay both red clay and green clay , indoor carpet, grass, and hard courts.