• Learned the sport of tennis at McGregor Park beside her friend Lori McNeil while being taught be tennis champion John Wilkerson
  • Became the Number 1 ranked junior player in the world
  • Turned professional in 1982 where she reached a career high of Number 4 and became the first African-American woman since Althea Gibson to reach a Grand Slam final in 1990
  • Beat Monica Seles and Steffi Graf at Wimbledon in back-to-back matches before losing the final to Martina Navratilova.
  • Won the mixed doubles with Sherwood Stewart and finished runner-up in the women’s doubles with Lori McNeil at the Australian Open in 1987
  • Captured the mixed doubles title at Wimbledon with Stewart a year later
  • Earned the 1988 Olympic Gold Medal in doubles with Pam Shriver in Seoul and a Bronze Medal in singles
  • Retired in 1996 from professional tennis
  • One of the finest doubles players in the game’s recent history where she captured 20 major championship titles