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

2. DESCENT INTO DRUGS

After the Olympics, Capriati's life took a dark turn. That November, at 16, she was arrested for shoplifting a ring from a Tampa mall – a theft she claimed was accidental. As injuries stalled her career, she became enamored with the Miami social scene. By 1994, she had a drug problem and entered rehab after an arrest for marijuana possession. She didn't play a single tennis match in 1995, and it would be years before she found her footing again.



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