Former Teen Tennis Star Capriati in Apparent OD
She's recovering in Florida hospital
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Jun 28, 2010 2:05 AM CDT
Updated Jun 28, 2010 6:00 AM CDT
Jennifer Capriati received Best Comeback Award at ESPN's 10th Annual Espy Awards in 2002.   (Getty Images)
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(Newser) – Former teen tennis star Jennifer Capriati is recovering from an apparent drug overdose after paramedics rushed her to a local hospital from a Florida hotel room, reports TMZ. Her dad said she's doing well. Capriati, 34, earned $1 million in winnings at the age of 16, and won 3 Grand Slams and a gold medal in the 1992 Olympics. She took a break from competition the following year, and was later busted for marijuana possession and shoplifting, and spent at least two stints in drug rehab. She won the Australian and French Opens in 2002, but hasn't competed since 2003.

 

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