#TBT Sports Blog: 5X U.S. Tennis Open Champ Steffi Graf

As the U.S. Open swings into its second weekend of action in Flushing Meadows, NY, allow me to share today’s #TBT sports blog on its only five-time women’s champion.

This statuesque blue-eyed blond burst onto the women’s world tennis scene in Germany in October 1982 at the ripe age of thirteen. She quickly began her dominance of the sport.

In addition to the poise, athleticism and enduring stamina that she displayed on the tennis court, Graf packed a powerful, precise serve to compliment an equally forceful forehand.

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Is Serena Williams the Greatest Female Athlete Ever?

In her USA Today Sports’ column this afternoon, columnist Christine Brennan raises the question whether tennis star Serena Williams should be considered the greatest female athlete ever with a win tomorrow in the US Open finals in New York.

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