In 1992, Capriati defeated Steffi Graf to win gold at the Olympics.By 1994, at 18, she was out of the game and in and out of legal trouble -- cited for shoplifting and arrested for marijuana possession.Ethnicity: Italian Jennifer Capriati is an American professional tennis player.She is the daughter of Denise Deamicis, who is of Italian descent, and Stefano Capriati, who was born in Brindisi, Apulia, Italy, and who was a boxer who later became Jennifer’s tennis coach.Sunday from her condo near Palm Beach in a response to a 911 call, a source tells PEOPLE.Family spokesperson Lacey Wickline says in a statement to the Associated Press, “In response to an outpouring of concern and support shown by Jennifer’s fans and friends worldwide, we would like to acknowledge that Jen is recuperating at a South Florida hospital from an accidental overdone of medication prescribed to Jen by her personal physician.” No other details were provided.She fought off four match points and won 4-6, 7-6 (7), 6-2.
Capriati pleaded not guilty to the charges earlier this year and the trial date has been set for December 17th.
They will be with her when she delivers her acceptance speech at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R. Few of us have been forced to manage them in front of cameras at such a young age.
Capriati was only 10 when she made her Sports Illustrated debut. Her first doubles partner on tour was a 46-year-old Billie Jean King.
King, the team coach at the time, closed off all the practice sessions from individual coaches and agents.
Capriati wanted her father, who was also her coach, present. The next year Capriati was dating a porn star by the name Dale Da Bone. No matter how hard you fight, they just never seem to go away.