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THROWBACK to the time when Steffi Graff answered a marriage proposal at Wimbledon

22 time Grandslam champion, Steffi Graff's hilarious response to a fan at Wimbledon 1996, sent the entire stadium in laughter.

Steffi Graff

Steffi Graff is undoubtedly one of the greatest tennis players of all time. The German, who turned 52 this week had won 22 Grandslam titles in her illustrious career. Graff, who is married to former American tennis star, Andre Agassi has a good sense of humor which was demonstrated at Wimbledon 1996.


While playing her semifinal match against Kimiko Date at Wimbledon 1996, Steffi Graff received a marriage proposal from one of his fans. The event is one of the most widely remembered moments at the Championships, and has garnished several views on various platforms.

Steffi Graff gives a hilarious reply to the marriage proposal

One of the fans in the stadium asked Steffi Graff if she could marry him. The entire stadium burst into laughter, with the two players unable to control their laughter. Graff responded with a hilarious reply, for which there was a huge round of applause from the fans. Steffi Graff asked the fan as to how much money did he have, which is one of the most memorable moments of Wimbledon.


The conversation between the fan and Steffi Graff:

Fan: Steffi, will you marry me?

Steffi Graff: How much money do you have?

Moments like glued to the memories of fans. Steffi Graff went on to win the Wimbledon title that year, which was also her third last major. The German has lifted the Wimbledon title on seven occasions in the past, and is widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. She is the only player to have a Grandslam atleast four times, and the only player to claim the Golden Slam.

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