Tennis News Net Notes for March 21, 2013
(March 21, 2013) A quick look at the recent news in the world of tennis.
Former player and recent tennis Hall of Fame inductee Jennifer Capriati is facing stalking and battery charges in regard to an incident which took place on Valentine’s Day in Palm Beach County. Capriati allegedly visited ex-boyfriend Ivan Brannan while working out at the gym and yelled at him and attempted to follow him into the men’s locker room, where Capriati blocked his path and allegedly punched him in the chest.
Capriati has been issued a summons to appear before a judge on April 17.
Brannan told police he broke up with Capriati in 2012 and that she has harassed him and stalked him ever since.
Former No. 1 Justine Henin gave birth to her first child on Wednesday– a baby girl named Lalie.
The Belgian player who retired from tennis for a second and final time in 2011 posted on her Facebook page:
“We were anticipating this so much, and now it has happened, this afternoon a little fairy arrived to illuminate our lives.”
During her career, Henin won 7 majors and a total of 43 titles along with winning the gold medal in singles at the 2004 Olympic Games.