Born in Canada, she is a citizen of France, Canada, and the United States and played for France in team competitions and the Olympics.Pierce won four Grand Slam titles: two in singles, one in doubles and one in mixed doubles.Mary was languishing, alone and depressed, in a hotel room in Tokyo, where she had just been dumped out of the Toray Pan Pacific Open by Lilia Osterloh, then ranked 87 and the sort of opponent her father dismisses as a 'Timbuktu Nobody'.'Dad, I'm not playing well, I think I need to work with you again,' are the precise words with which she re-opened the most tempestuous filial relationship sport has known.
Twitter Reactions To Rumored Wedding“They certainly looked like a happy couple” a close friend Tweeted on Monday (May 22).
But was he referring to the supposed wedding, some fans wondered.
Mary Pierce wandered about the court today as if she had no idea what to do. She handled the reigning champion with ease, winning, 6-4, 6-4, in the second round of the Australian Open. 3 in the world as recently as July 2000, knows all about injuries.
Pierce, fourth-seeded, slugged shots that would have been wide in doubles and didn't bother chasing balls two steps away. They hampered her the last three years, and her assorted ailments are largely responsible for her current No. But they weren't bothering her as she rolled through a 6-1, 6-3 first-round victory over Virginie Razzano of France in the first round of main-draw play in the $1-million Acura Classic Monday at La Costa Resort and Spa.
The first of two children, Mary was born before her parents were married.