Married Harold Holder in 1989...Skied in competition as a youngster and has competed in auto rallies...Father, Franz, is a builder...Enjoys soccer, auto racing, cooking and movies.
• Received WTA Most Improved Player after a 1979 season in which she cut her computer ranking by more than half from No. 35 to No. 16; was nominated for same award in 1981
SINGLESWinner: 1986 - Athens; 1984 - Brighton; 1982 - Avon Championships; 1981 - Seattle; 1979 - German Indoors; 1978 - German Indoors.Finalist: 1988 - Wichita, Aix-en-Provence; 1987 - San Francisco, Mahwah; 1983 - Boston, Washington, DC, U.S. Indoors, Los Angeles, Oakland, Houston; 1981- Roland Garros, Austrian Open, Cincinnati,1980 - Swiss Open; 1979 - Italian Open, Austrian Open; 1978 - Austrian Open, Bastad; 1977 - German Indoors.DOUBLESWinner: 1988 - Adelaide (w/Kohde-Kilsch).ADDITIONALWest German Olympic Team 1988. West German Fed Cup Team 1978-81, 84-85, 88.
• Has career wins over Sabatini, Sanchez Vicario, Turnbull, Reggi, McNeil and Fairbank-Nideffer1981 - Reached first final in a Grand Slam event when she d. Navratilova and Jaeger at Roland Garros1982 - Best tournament triumph was over Navratilova in the Avon Circuit Championships final at New York1984 - Spent several months recovering from a debilitating blood virus; recovered in time to reach QF of US Open for second straight year and won Brighton title in October1986 - Won first singles title since 1984 at Athens, d. Kanellopoulou 75 60 in final and d. Probst, Dinu, Drescher and Perez-Roldan en route to final1987 - Shocked Evert 64 64 in 1r of Virginia Slims Championships, her first victory over Evert in 15 matches, and the first time she won a set from Evert; went on to SF before l. 61 64 to Graf1989 - Played hurt through much of year and was forced to take time off after Wimbledon and in October to rest
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