Annabel Croft is a former professional tennis player from the United Kingdom.
Born on January 12, 1966, in Farnborough, Hampshire, Croft enjoyed a successful career in both singles and doubles during the 1980s.
She reached a career-high singles ranking of No. 24 in the world in 1985 and was known for her aggressive playing style and strong serve.
Croft’s most notable achievement came in 1984 when she won the Wimbledon girls’ singles title at the age of 17, defeating Germany’s Steffi Graf in the final.
This victory propelled her into the professional ranks, where she achieved several notable wins against top-ranked players, including Martina Navratilova and Hana Mandlíková.
In addition to her singles success, Croft also had a successful doubles career, reaching a career-high ranking of No. 62 in 1986.
She won two WTA doubles titles and reached the quarterfinals of the Australian Open in 1986, partnering with Wendy Turnbull.
Croft retired from professional tennis in 1988 at the age of 22 due to a series of injuries.
Since then, she has remained involved in the sport as a television presenter, commentator, and tennis coach.
She has worked for various media outlets, including the BBC and Eurosport, providing expert analysis and commentary during major tennis events.
Croft’s contributions to the sport have made her a respected figure in the tennis community.
Annabel Croft net worth
According to various sources, Croft’s net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million to $5 million as of 2023.
The sources of her wealth are not specified, but it is likely that her earnings come from her career as a former professional tennis player, television presenter and commentator.
Annabel Croft has struck gold.
Johannes Radebe has dancing gifts from the Gods.
He is magnificent.
— Andrew Jazzie (@AndrewJazzie) September 16, 2023