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Mary Pierce Biofile (2001)

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Mary Pierce Biofile (2001)  | read this item

Status: Winner of 2000 French Open and 1995 Australian Open. Winner of 18 career WTA singles titles and 10 doubles titles. Achieved a career high singles ranking of #3 in 1995.

DOB: Jan. 15, 1975 In: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Childhood Hero: “Chris Evert.”

Hobbies/Interests: “Reading, cooking, dancing, music, jet skiing, biking, backgammon, playing cards.”

Favorite Movies: “Funny movies, anything that makes me laugh.

Early Tennis Memory: “The first day I started. The pro at the club asked me how long I’ve been playing. And it was only like 45 minutes. And he said, ‘No, no, how long have you been playing?’ I said, ‘Yeah, just 45 minutes.’ He couldn’t believe it. It was kind of special because he put me right in with the kids who had already been playing.”

Greatest Sports Moment: “Winning the French Open (2000 vs. Conchita Martinez).”

Most Painful Moment: “Hmm. I don’t know about painful. Maybe disappointing. When I lost the finals of the French Open (64 64 to Sanchez-Vicario in 1994). I was really hoping to win that tournament.”

Favorite Meal: “Anything but liver and brussels sprouts [laughs]!”

Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: “Chocolate with peanut butter.”

Favorite Athletes To Watch: “Dennis Rodman – because he’s different, he’s fun, he’s entertaining. I like him because he shows his emotions. Mike Tyson. Jimmy Connors. John McEnroe. They were entertaining too. Tiger Woods. Patrick Rafter. Mark Philippousis.”

People Qualities Most Admired: “People who are honest, with a good sense of humor. Sincere people, down to earth and simple.”

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