Photo of the day From the Stripes archives

July 17, 2006


Red Grandy ©Stars and Stripes

Stuttgart, Germany, October 26, 1978: Fifteen-year-old Tracy Austin warms up for her first professional tennis tournament, the Porsche Grand Prix of Stuttgart. Austin went on to take the tournament title, and the following year she became the youngest woman to win the U.S. Open. She was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1992 after compiling a 335-90 career record.