Two-time U.S. Open singles champion Tracy Austin was injured in an automobile accident today, police and hospital officials said. Austin, 26, was taken to the emergency room of Overlook Hospital in Summit at 11 a.m., hospital President Michael Sniffen said.
Subsequently, when did Tracy Austin play tennis?
Tracy Ann Austin Holt (born December 12, 1962) is an American former world No. 1 tennis player. She won three Grand Slam titles: the women’s singles titles at the
|Fed Cup||W (1978, 1979, 1980)|
|Wightman Cup||W (1979, 1981)|
In this regard, why did Tracy Austin quit?
One of the game’s best young players in the late 70’s and early 80’s, Austin quit in 1983 before making two comebacks. One ended because of injuries she suffered in a car accident; the latest began a year and a half ago. “I came back because I was enjoying i,” Austin said. .
How many titles did Tracy Austin win?
By the time she was 21, Austin’s playing days were over – although she attempted a few comebacks – but her 35 professional titles and No. 1 world ranking in 1980 was more than enough to make her the youngest person (29 years old) inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.