Popular Tennis Player Anke Huber

Anke Huber

Anke Huber, born on December 4 1974, was already playing tennis when he was only seven years old. Her father, Edgar, was already in the sport so it wasn’t hard for young Anke to get introduced in the game. She was able to prove her skill at a tender age when she won under-12 German Championships three times in 1986, 1987, and 1989.

Anke Huber didn’t shy away from professional game and debuted at 1990 Australian Open. She quickly jumped to world number 34 after her debut. She was quick to climb the official ranking as she reached the final of Australian Open in 1996. She was runner up that year but achieved the world rank 4 that year, which was her career high. She won Rexona Cup with Mary Pierce the same year. Huber became Germany’s top female tennis player when Steffi Graf retired.

Huber won his place in 23 singles finals in his career. She won 12 out of these. She also reached 29 semi finals and 50 quarterfinals in singles. She is one of the most fascinating players of his time with worth estimated to be 4768292 USD.

Huber also represented her country at top level. She represented her country in Barcelona Olympics in 1992, Atlanta Olympics in 1996, and four Fed cups in 1990, 1998, 2000, and 20001.  She has also won a Hopman cup title, beating Becker in the famous 1995 final.

Huber became interested in administrative roles after her retirement from professional tennis. She joined German Tennis Federation as a co-tournament director for Porsche Tennis Grand Prix WTA.

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