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She defeated second-seeded Arantxa Sánchez Vicario in the semifinals and came from a set down to defeat top-seeded Steffi Graf in the gold-medal match.
Capriati next defended her title in San Diego, defeating Conchita Martínez in the final, the only time that Capriati won back-to-back singles titles during her career.
At the 2001 Australian Open, the reinvigorated Capriati became the lowest seed to ever win the championship when she defeated Martina Hingis in straight sets for her first Grand Slam championship.
She also won the French Open that year, claiming the Women's Tennis Association No. After successfully defending her Australian Open title in 2002, Capriati became a top-10 mainstay until injuries derailed her career in 2004.
She won 14 professional singles tournaments during her career, along with one women's doubles championship.
She won the Junior Orange Bowl in both the 12- and the 14-year categories, and is one of only nine tennis players to win the Junior Orange Bowl championship twice in its 70-year history, which list includes Andy Murray, Jimmy Connors, Monica Seles, and Yishai Oliel.
After this victory Capriati entered the world's top 10.
She qualified for the WTA Championships, narrowly losing to Graf in the first round in three sets.
She was also the fourth-youngest player to win a WTA title.
In 1998, Capriati won her first Grand Slam singles match in five years at Wimbledon.
During the next two years, Capriati slowly returned to championship form, winning her first title in six years in Strasbourg in 1999 and regaining a top-20 ranking.
At Wimbledon, the 15-year-old Capriati stunned nine-time champion Martina Navratilova, defeating her in the quarterfinals in straight sets.
Capriati became the youngest person to ever reach the semifinal round of the tournament, losing to Sabatini.In her second season as a touring pro, Capriati established herself as a consistent top-10 player.