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Anke Huber

Tennis Player Anke Huber

Profession: Tennis Player


Why Famous: The runner-up in women's singles at the 1996 Australian Open, she won 12 career titles.

Her career-high singles ranking was fourth.

Born: December 4, 1974
Birthplace: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Age: 46 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Historical Events

  • 1995-11-19 German tennis No. 1 Steffi Graf outlasts No. 2 Anke Huber 6–1, 2–6, 6–1, 4–6, 6–3 to win the WTA Tour Championship at Madison Square Garden, NYC
  • 1996-01-27 Australian Open Women's Tennis: Monica Seles beats Anke Huber of Germany 6-4, 6-1 for her first and only Grand Slam victory after her stabbing

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