Tracy Austin Biography
Tracy Austin is a prominent American retired world No. 1 tennis player. As of now, Tracy works at Tennis Channel as a broadcaster. Previously, she has worked for Canadian television since the year 2004. As a tennis player, she won the mixed doubles title at the 1980 Wimbledon Championships, the 1979 and 1981 US Opens, and three Grand Slam titles.
She won the WTA Tour Championships and the year-ending Toyota Championships in 1980 and 1980 respectively. Furthermore, she is the youngest US Open female singles champion.
Tracy Austin Age
Tracy Austin was born in Palos Verdes Peninsula, California, in the United States on 12th December 1962. She is 60 years old.
Tracy Austin Height
Tracy possesses a height of 5 feet 5 inches (Approx 1.65 m).
Tracy Austin Family
Tracy was born to her supportive father and mother in Palos Verdes Peninsula, California, in the United States of America. She is the proud daughter of George and Jeanne. Tracy grew up along with her older sister named Pam and her two brothers named Jeff, Doug, and John.
Tracy Austin Husband
She is blissfully hitched to her loving husband and caring Scott Holt. Scott and Tracy tied the knot in 1993 and they are parents of three all-grown sons named Sean, Brandon, and Dylan.
Tracy Austin Education
Tracy attained her high school diploma from Palos Verdes Peninsula High School.
Tracy Austin Salary
She bags a desirable salary of $86,790 annually. This is according to Tennis Channel broadcasters’ salaries.
Tracy Austin Net Worth
Tracy has over the years attained a decent fortune and has an estimated net worth of $8 Million.
Tracy Austin Tennis Player
She commenced her professional Tennis career after turning 14 in 1977. Tracy won her first professional singles title, at the Avon Futures event in Portland after defeating Stacy Margolin. Tracy won her first professional singles title at the age of 16 after defeating Betty Stöve in the final of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix held in Filderstadt. Furthermore, she won a tournament in Washington and Tokyo.
In 1979, Associated Press named her Female Athlete of the Year. Additionally, Tracy won the Wimbledon mixed doubles title alongside her brother John. They became the first sister and brother team to win a Grand Slam title together in the year 1980. In 1981, Tracy played on only two occasions due to chronic injuries. Moreover, she was named 1981 Female Athlete of the Year by The Associated Press for the second time.
Tracy Austin Tennis Channel
After retiring, she was a commentator for the USA Network and NBC for the US Open and the French Open respectively. She as well served at the Seven Network, which broadcast the Australian Open. In the year 2010, Tracy started working for the Tennis Channel and joined its US Open team and then its Australian Open team in the year 2012. Additionally, Tracy served on Canadian television since 2004.
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