Battery, stalking charges against Jennifer Capriati dropped
Former tennis player Jennifer Capriati, who was accused of punching ex-boyfriend Ivan Brannan at a gym on Valentine’s Day last year and stalking him for months before that, had charges against her dropped after serving 30 hours of community service, according to the Associated Press.
Capriati did her community service at a Tampa hospital and underwent four hours of anger management under a deferred prosecution agreement, according to a spokesman for the Palm Beach County state attorney’s office.
Capriati, 37, was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2012. The former No. 1 player in the world began her pro career at 13 and won the 2001 and 2002 Australian Opens and 2001 French Open. She also won the gold medal in women’s singles at the 1992 Olympics.
Capriati has been in trouble with the law before, as she entered a drug counseling program in 1994 and had what a spokesperson called an accidental overdose in 2010.