Tracy Ann Austin Holt (born December 12, 1962, in Palos Verdes, California) is a former World No. 1 professional tennis player from the United States who won the women's singles title at the US Open in 1979 and 1981 and the mixed doubles title at Wimbledon in 1980 as well as the singles title at the 1980 WTA Tour Championships before a series of injuries cut her career short. Since 1979, she has held the record as youngest ever US Open female singles champion and is the youngest inductee of all time in the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Austin won singles titles on all playing surfaces: Clay (both Red Clay and Green Clay), Indoor Carpet, Grass, and Hard Courts.


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I was too young to take it all in. I was too young to even realize I was young. I was just living my life.
Tracy Austin (b. 1962), U.S. tennis player. As quoted in Sports Illustrated, p. 12 (August 6, 1993). On beating Chris Evert in the 1979 U. S. Open to become, at age sixteen, the youngest person ever to win that prestigious tennis tournament.

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