In 1999 Billie Jean King said "Steffi is definitely the greatest women's tennis player of all time". 1 men's tennis player Andre Agassi in October 2001. Graf was inducted into the Tennis Hall of Fame in 2004.
Graf retired in 1999 while she was ranked World No. Stefanie Graf was born on 14 June 1969, in Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, West Germany, to Heidi Schalk and Peter Graf (18 June 1938 − 30 November 2013), a car and insurance salesman.
1, 6–4, 4–6, 8–6 after beating Sabatini in a three-set semifinal.
Graf then lost to Navratilova 7–5, 6–3 in the Wimbledon final, her first loss of the year.
Graf is regarded by many to be the greatest female tennis player of all time.