|Andrea Jaeger 1981|
|Birthday:||June 4, 1965|
|1st professional season:||1980|
|Playing hand:||Right, two-handed backhand|
|Prize money:||$ 1,379,065|
|Career record:||260: 85|
|Career title:||0 WTA , 10 ITF|
|Highest ranking:||3 (January 17 1983)|
|Career title:||0 WTA 2 ITF|
|Sources: official player profiles at the ATP / WTA and ITF (see web links )|
She started her tennis career at the age of 14 and soon became number 3 in the world with victories over Chris Evert and Martina Navrátilová . A serious shoulder injury ended her professional career when she was not even 20 years old.
Between 1981 and 1983 she also played nine games for the US Fed Cup team , of which she only lost one.
Her older sister Susie was also a professional tennis player.
After retiring, she went to college and studied theology . After completing her studies, she founded the Silver Lining Foundation in 1990, which has set itself the goal of caring for young cancer patients.
On September 16, 2006, she became a nun in the Anglican Dominican Church. In 2009 Sister Andrea left the order.
- WTA profile of Andrea Jaeger (English)
- ITF profile of Andrea Jaeger (English)
- Fed Cup statistics from Andrea Jaeger (English)
- Patrick Saunders: Jaeger finds joy in serving others . In: The Denver Post , January 31, 2008. Retrieved November 12, 2010.
- Matthew Futterman: Where Are They Now? . In: The Wall Street Journal , August 27, 2010.
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American tennis player|
|DATE OF BIRTH||June 4, 1965|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Chicago , Illinois , United States|