How Tennis Stars Fared in Their First Pro Tournaments:


Player Result Year Serena Williams Lost in first round 1997 Venus Williams Lost in first round 1994 Steffi Graf Lost in first round 1982 Lindsay Davenport Lost in second round 1991 Monica Seles Lost in second round 1988 Martina Hingis Lost in second round 1994 Anna Kournikova Lost in second round 1995


Note: Jennifer Capriati lost in the finals of her first tournament--1990

Source: World Features Syndicate

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