Jennifer Capriati's Brilliant Highs & Terrible Lows in 5 Clicks

From Olympic gold to drug battles to a stalking charge, see how the onetime tennis champ lost her way


Injuries ended Capriati's career in 2004 at age 28. In the ensuing years, she would struggle to find purpose outside of tennis and also battle mental problems. In 2010, she was hospitalized for what was described as an accidental overdose of prescription medication. "She's in tremendous pain physically and mentally," her friend and fellow tennis pro Justin Gimelstob said. "She struggled with depression, and it's a tough story."

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