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Extremely ‘Reserved’ and ‘Shy’ Steffi Graf Once Revealed How Marriage to Andre Agassi Showed a Different Dimension to Her Persona – ‘I Felt So Comfortable’

Steffi Graf has built an incredible legacy during her WTA career, having set historic records over the course of her career. Graf cemented her position as a legend after winning 22 Grand Slam singles titles. Known for her dedication, the German tennis star’s journey through tennis has been long and successful. In 2021, Graf was interviewed by former Indian tennis player Vijay Amritraj. She shared insights from her career and gave details about her personality on the court. She also admitted how she was rather reserved from childhood and only started opening up more than usual by the time she was a young adult.

Steffi Graf opens up about her early years
During the interview, the 22-time Grand Slam champion opened up about her life and behavior. When asked about her personality on and off the court, Steffi talked about the comfort that she experienced while playing. It was probably the satisfaction from being able to express her love for tennis. She said, “I was definitely shy and not so comfortable other than being on the court. The life around the courts wasn’t something I felt so comfortable.”

She also reminisced about her childhood days and that because of her shy behavior, she happened to be a quiet and reserved person. She continued, “I was a more quiet and reserved. It takes me a little longer to get to know somebody or to open up to somebody.”


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