I think she just unofficially retired. Her bio on the WTA site says she missed the 2001 season with injury but I don't think she will be back. I hope she does come out of the blue and surprise us though, that would be cool
I miss her style and her spunk... she was definately one of a kind on the tour.
My biggest memory of her was when I attended my first grand slam event... Wimbledon '98. I got to watch her beat Steffi Graf for the first time in, I think it was 17 tries!!!! She went all the way to the semifinals and nearly the final... she lead 6-1 6-5 in the semis vs. Tauziat before falling. I hope she's enjoying herself, wherever she is!
I liked Nat alot too, I adored the fact that she always was a kid at heart. having fun , laughing being a trip I also loved her two pigtails that she would wear at times. Ah what a treat she was, I wonder why she just didn't play only doubles though, that was her forte'??