Annabel Croft was born in Farnborough, 12 July 1966. She currently hosts sports programs on Eurosport and Sky Sports. In her career she won a singles title, the San Diego Open in 1985. In Grand Slam tournaments she achieved her best result reaching the third round in singles at Wimbledon in 1984 and at the US Open in 1986.
In Fed Cup you played a total of 11 matches, getting 9 wins and 2 losses.
After retiring from tennis, she turned to television presenting, with such shows as Treasure Hunt and Interceptor. In 2005, she appeared in the ITV programme Celebrity Wrestling and went on to win it.
After winning the Wimbledon and Australian Open girls' tournaments in 1984, she won the Virginia Slims of San Diego tournament in 1985, beating Wendy Turnbull in the final in straight sets. In December 1985, she achieved a world ranking of 24.
Croft retired from professional tennis at 21, tired of the relentless travel and feeling she no longer enjoyed playing.
Croft is married to Mel Coleman, a former international yachtsman and current investment banker. The couple live in Coombe, near Wimbledon, in the London borough of Kingston, with their three children. She is a member of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club.