Capriati made her professional debut as a 13-year-old, reaching the finals of two of her first three pro events, losing to Gabriela Sabatini and Martina Navratilova in the Boca Raton and Hilton Head tournaments respectively, earning her first two wins over top-10 players (No. Capriati made her Grand Slam debut at the French Open.
10 Helena Suková and number-five Arantxa Sánchez Vicario). She went all the way to the semifinals, losing to eventual champion Monica Seles.
Capriati qualified for the year-end championships for the second time, reaching the quarterfinals. Capriati's 1992 season was highlighted by her victory at the Summer Olympics.
She reached her first final in more than three years at Chicago, defeating Monica Seles en route, before losing again to Novotná in three sets.She was also the fourth-youngest player to win a WTA title.In her second season as a touring pro, Capriati established herself as a consistent top-10 player.In 1998, Capriati won her first Grand Slam singles match in five years at Wimbledon.During the next two years, Capriati slowly returned to championship form, winning her first title in six years in Strasbourg in 1999 and regaining a top-20 ranking.