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She won 107 singles titles, which ranks her third on the WTA's all-time list after Martina Navratilova (167 titles) and Chris Evert (157 titles).She and Margaret Court are the only players, male or female, to win three Grand Slam tournaments in a calendar year five times (1988, 1989, 1993, 19).In the French Open final, Graf defeated Navratilova, who was the world No.1, 6–4, 4–6, 8–6 after beating Sabatini in a three-set semifinal.And to Clint, Jeff, Robert, and Eric: thanks for keeping the heat on.

In 1999 Billie Jean King said "Steffi is definitely the greatest women's tennis player of all time". 1 men's tennis player Andre Agassi in October 2001. Graf was inducted into the Tennis Hall of Fame in 2004.She returned to win a small tournament at Mahwah just before the US Open where, in one of the most anticipated matches of the year, she encountered Navratilova in a semifinal.The match was played over two days with Navratilova finally winning after saving three match points 6–1, 6–7, 7–6.Graf then lost to Navratilova 7–5, 6–3 in the Wimbledon final, her first loss of the year.However, in the Federation Cup final in Vancouver, Canada, three weeks later, she defeated Evert easily 6–2, 6–1.Graf reached thirteen consecutive major singles finals, from the 1987 French Open through to the 1990 French Open, winning nine of them.

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