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Mary Pierce
Mary Pierce
(born 15 January 1975) is a French retired tennis professional who played on the Women's Tennis
Tennis
Association (WTA) tour. Born in Canada, she is a citizen of Canada, and the United States
United States
as well. Pierce played for France
France
in team competitions and in the Olympics. Pierce won four Grand Slam titles: two in singles, one in doubles and one in mixed doubles. She reached six Grand Slam singles finals, most recently at the US Open and French Open
French Open
in 2005. Her Grand Slam singles titles came at the 1995 Australian Open
Australian Open
and the 2000 French Open; Pierce is the last French player, male or female, to win the latter title.[1] She won the doubles event at the 2000 French Open with Martina Hingis
Martina Hingis
as her partner, and reached an additional Grand Slam women's doubles final at the 2000 Australian Open, also partnering Hingis. She also won the mixed doubles event at the 2005 Wimbledon Championships, partnering with Mahesh Bhupathi. Pierce won 18 WTA singles titles and 10 WTA doubles titles, including five Tier I singles events. She also twice reached the final of the season-ending WTA Tour
WTA Tour
Championships, most recently in 2005.

Contents

1 Personal life 2 Career

2.1 Early career 2.2 1994–2003 2.3 2004–2005 2.4 2006

2.4.1 Knee injury

3 Equipment 4 Major finals

4.1 Grand Slam finals

4.1.1 Singles: 6 (2 titles, 4 runner-ups) 4.1.2 Doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner–up) 4.1.3 Mixed doubles: 1 (1 title, 0 runner-ups)

4.2 Year-End Championships finals

4.2.1 Singles: 2 (0 titles, runner-ups)

4.3 Tier I
Tier I
finals

4.3.1 Singles: 9 finals (5 titles, 4 runner-ups) 4.3.2 Doubles: 3 (3 titles, 0 runner-ups)

5 WTA Tour
WTA Tour
finals

5.1 Singles: 41 (18–23) 5.2 Doubles: 16 (10–6)

6 Major tournament singles performance timeline 7 WTA Tour
WTA Tour
career earnings

7.1 Head-to-head vs. top 10 ranked players

8 See also 9 References 10 External links

Personal life[edit] Pierce was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, to Yannick Adjaj and Jim Pierce. Her mother is French and her father an American, qualifying Pierce for citizenship in all three countries. She was raised in the United States. She represented France
France
in international tennis competitions many times. She speaks English and French fluently. She was previously briefly engaged to baseball player Roberto Alomar
Roberto Alomar
in 1999 and later to Air France
Air France
pilot David Emmanuel Ades, but broke off both engagements.[2] Career[edit] Early career[edit] Pierce started playing tennis at the age 10.[3] Two years after being introduced to tennis, for girls aged 12 and under she was ranked no. 2 in the country.[4] In April 1989 at a WTA tournament in Hilton Head, Pierce became the youngest American player (prior to Jennifer Capriati in 1990) to make her debut on the professional tour, aged 14 years and 2 months.[4] Due to her physicality and aggressive approach, her ballstriking was compared to that of Capriati,[4] and she quickly gained a reputation for being one of the hardest hitters on the women's circuit.[5] Her dad developed an interest in the sport after Mary commenced coaching,[4] and became her coach for many years.[6] She won her first singles WTA tournament in July 1991 in Palermo after defeating Sandra Cecchini in the final.[3] 1994–2003[edit] In July 1993, Pierce successfully filed for a restraining order against her father, who was known to be verbally abusive to his daughter and her opponents, and was banned by the WTA from attending her tournaments.[7][8] Following this split from her father, Pierce was coached by Nick Bollettieri, whose tennis academy she had briefly attended as a teenager in 1988.[9] Her brother David was also Pierce's regular coach until 2006. German Aguero, founder of Future Tennis Champs, can also be attributed to the early success of Mary as he took her in for several years and coached her free of charge. Pierce reached her first Grand Slam singles final at the 1994 French Open. She conceded just 10 games during her route to the final, which included a 6–2, 6–2 defeat of World No. 1 Steffi Graf
Steffi Graf
in the semifinals. In the final, however, Pierce lost to Arantxa Sánchez Vicario in straight sets 6–4, 6–4.[10] The following year, Pierce won her first Grand Slam title by defeating Sánchez-Vicario in straight sets in the final of the 1995 Australian Open and lost just 30 games in the whole tournament. She reached her career-high singles ranking of World No. 3 that year. Pierce also won the Japan
Japan
Open, defeating Sánchez Vicario in the final. Pierce suffered a series of setbacks in 1996, including her split with Nick Bollettieri
Nick Bollettieri
after failing to defend her title at the Australian Open.[11] Aside from a runner-up finish at the Bausch & Lomb Championships in Amelia Island, Florida
Amelia Island, Florida
and a semifinal finish in Hamburg, the highlight of the year for Pierce was her first appearance in the Wimbledon quarterfinals. Pierce was back in the Australian Open
Australian Open
singles final in 1997, where she lost to Martina Hingis
Martina Hingis
in straight sets. She also lost in that year's WTA Tour
WTA Tour
Championships final to Jana Novotná. Pierce was a member of the French team that won the 1997 Fed Cup, and her only title that season was the Italian Open, defeating Conchita Martínez in the final. Pierce won the Comeback Player of the Year award for ending the year at World No. 7 after starting at World No. 21.[12] Pierce won four titles in 1998: the Open Gaz de France
Gaz de France
in Paris, the Bausch & Lomb Championships, the Kremlin Cup
Kremlin Cup
in Moscow, and the Luxembourg Open. In addition, she was the runner-up at the Acura Classic in San Diego. Pierce won her second Grand Slam singles title and her first Grand Slam doubles title at the 2000 French Open. In the singles final, she defeated Martínez to become the first French woman to claim the title since Françoise Dürr
Françoise Dürr
in 1967.[13][14] She also partnered with Hingis to win the women's doubles crown, their second Grand Slam tournament of the year after the Australian Open. Her ranking dropped to No. 130 at the end of 2001 and reached almost 300 in April 2002. Pierce helped France
France
win the Fed Cup
Fed Cup
for a second time in 2003 after defeating the United States
United States
in the final.[15] 2004–2005[edit] After a few quiet years on the tour, Pierce won her first title since the 2000 French Open
French Open
at the Ordina Open on grass, in 's-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands
Netherlands
in 2004. At the Olympics in Athens, Pierce defeated sixth-seeded Venus Williams
Venus Williams
in the third round before losing to top-seeded and eventual Gold-medallist Justine Henin
Justine Henin
of Belgium
Belgium
in the quarterfinals. At the US Open later in the year, Pierce defeated recent Wimbledon champion Maria Sharapova, before losing to eventual champion Svetlana Kuznetsova
Svetlana Kuznetsova
in the fourth round. Pierce then made it back into the top ranks of the women's game in 2005. At the French Open, she reached the singles final for the third time, where she lost to Henin in straight sets, losing 1–6, 1–6 in just over one hour. She then reached the quarterfinals of Wimbledon for the first time since 1996. Pierce faced Venus Williams
Venus Williams
in that quarterfinal and lost the match after a second set tiebreak consisting of 22 points. Pierce also won the mixed doubles title at Wimbledon, partnering Mahesh Bhupathi. In August, Pierce won her first singles title of the year at the Acura Classic in San Diego, defeating Ai Sugiyama in the final. Pierce reached the final of the 2005 US Open. In the fourth round, she defeated Henin for the first time in her career. In the quarterfinals, Pierce defeated third seeded Amélie Mauresmo
Amélie Mauresmo
to reach her first US Open semifinal. After the victory, Pierce remarked, "I'm 30 and I have been on the tour for 17 years and there are still firsts for me. That's pretty amazing."[16] She reached the final by defeating Elena Dementieva in three sets in the semifinals, taking a medical time-out after the first set. This caused controversy, many believing that this disrupted Dementieva's rhythm and concentration. In the final, she lost to Kim Clijsters
Kim Clijsters
in straight sets.[17] After the US Open, Pierce won her second title of the year at the Kremlin Cup
Kremlin Cup
in Moscow. In her quarterfinal match against Russian Elena Likhovtseva, Pierce came back from 0–6, and thus six match points, in the third set tiebreak and won eight consecutive points to reach the semifinals. The win in Moscow secured her spot at the year-ending Sony Ericsson Championships in Los Angeles where the top eight singles players in the world competed for the winner's prize of one million dollars. In round-robin play with her assigned group of four players, she won all three matches: against Clijsters in three sets; Mauresmo in three sets; and Dementieva in straight sets. In the semifinals, Pierce beat top-ranked Lindsay Davenport
Lindsay Davenport
in two tiebreaks; however, Pierce lost the final to Mauresmo in a match lasting just over three hours. Pierce's year-end ranking was World No. 5 compared to her year-beginning ranking of World No. 29. This matched her career-best performances of 1994, 1995, and 1999, and she was less than 200 points behind Sharapova for World No. 4 and less than 300 points behind Mauresmo for World No. 3. Pierce's return to form in 2005 was one of the surprising tennis stories of the year. Her successful performance in 2005 also encouraged the former World No. 1 player, Martina Hingis, to return to the game. 2006[edit] Pierce trained hard in the off-season in a bid to win major titles in 2006. Her first tournament of the year was the Australian Open. She defeated Nicole Pratt
Nicole Pratt
of Australia
Australia
in the first round before losing to Iveta Benešová
Iveta Benešová
of the Czech Republic
Czech Republic
in the second round. The loss denied her a third-round match with Martina Hingis. Pierce reached the final of her next tournament, the Gaz de France
Gaz de France
in Paris, where she lost to compatriot Amélie Mauresmo
Amélie Mauresmo
in straight sets. Pierce did not play again until August because of foot and groin injuries, withdrawing from the French Open
French Open
and Wimbledon. After spending six months away from the tour, Pierce began her comeback at the Acura Classic in San Diego, where she was the 2005 champion. She lost in the quarterfinals to Maria Sharapova. In just her second tournament in over six months, Pierce played at the US Open and lost to Li Na, the 24th seed from China, in the third round. Pierce then lost in the first round of the next three tournaments she played. She was defeated at the Fortis Championships Luxembourg by Alona Bondarenko, who went on to win the title. Jelena Janković defeated Pierce in Stuttgart
Stuttgart
and Katarina Srebotnik
Katarina Srebotnik
defeated Pierce at the Zurich Open. Knee injury[edit] At the Generali Ladies Linz tournament in October 2006, Pierce defeated Ai Sugiyama
Ai Sugiyama
in the first round and was leading Vera Zvonareva 6–4, 6–5 in the second round when she ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee. She had held three match points before the injury. Pierce underwent a successful operation in December 2006 and missed all of 2007. She expected to return to the tour in 2008 but at the end of that year, she was still sidelined with no projected return date. However, she stated that she was still not ready to retire.[18] Pierce made an appearance at the 2007 French Open
French Open
as an avenue at Roland Garros was named in her honor – Allée Mary Pierce. She also helped with the social side to the French Open, taking part in the post-match ceremony after the women's final. Pierce was named as a member of the French Olympic team for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. On 21 July 2008, however, Pierce withdrew from the Olympics because of injury.[19] Pierce, Caroline Wozniacki
Caroline Wozniacki
and Ana Ivanovic[20] are the only three women to win both the championship and the wooden spoon at a Grand Slam tournament. Pierce's wooden spoon came at the 2002 Australian Open, where she retired in the first round to Jill Craybas; she was the champion in 1995, making her the first (and so far only) player to win both the championship and wooden spoon at the very same Grand Slam tournament.[21] As of October 2013, she lives in Mauritius
Mauritius
where she teaches tennis.[22] Equipment[edit] In the early 2000s, Pierce wore Nike apparel and used Yonex
Yonex
racquets on court.[23] Major finals[edit] Grand Slam finals[edit] Singles: 6 (2 titles, 4 runner-ups)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent Score

Runner-up 1994 French Open Clay Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 4–6, 4–6

Winner 1995 Australian Open Hard Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6–3, 6–2

Runner-up 1997 Australian Open Hard Martina Hingis 2–6, 2–6

Winner 2000 French Open Clay Conchita Martínez 6–2, 7–5

Runner-up 2005 French Open Clay Justine Henin-Hardenne 1–6, 1–6

Runner-up 2005 US Open Hard Kim Clijsters 3–6, 1–6

Doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner–up)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score

Runner-up 2000 Australian Open Hard Martina Hingis Lisa Raymond Rennae Stubbs 4–6, 7–5, 4–6

Winner 2000 French Open Clay Martina Hingis Virginia Ruano Pascual Paola Suárez 6–2, 6–4

Mixed doubles: 1 (1 title, 0 runner-ups)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score

Winner 2005 Wimbledon Grass Mahesh Bhupathi Tatiana Perebiynis Paul Hanley 6–4, 6–2

Year-End Championships finals[edit] Singles: 2 (0 titles, runner-ups)[edit]

Outcome Year Location Surface Opponent Score

Runner-up 1997 New York City Carpet (I) Jana Novotná 6–7(4–7), 2–6, 3–6

Runner-up 2005 Los Angeles Hard (I) Amélie Mauresmo 7–5, 6–7(3–7), 4–6

Tier I
Tier I
finals[edit] Singles: 9 finals (5 titles, 4 runner-ups)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent Score

Runner-up 1994 Virginia Slims of Philadelphia Carpet (i) Anke Huber 0–6, 7–6(7–4), 5–7

Runner-up 1995 Zürich Open Carpet (i) Iva Majoli 4–6, 4–6

Winner 1997 Italian Open Clay Conchita Martínez 6–4, 6–4

Runner-up 1997 German Open Clay Mary Joe Fernández 4–6, 2–6

Winner 1998 Kremlin Cup Carpet (i) Monica Seles 7–6(7–2), 6–3

Runner-up 1999 Italian Open Clay Venus Williams 4–6, 2–6

Winner 2000 Charleston Open Clay Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6–1, 6–0

Winner 2005 Southern California Open Hard Ai Sugiyama 6–0, 6–3

Winner 2005 Kremlin Cup Carpet (i) Francesca Schiavone 6–4, 6–3

Doubles: 3 (3 titles, 0 runner-ups)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score

Winner 1998 Kremlin Cup Carpet (i) Natasha Zvereva Lisa Raymond Rennae Stubbs 6–3, 6–4

Winner 1999 Canadian Open Hard Jana Novotná Larisa Neiland Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6–3, 2–6, 6–3

Winner 2000 Pan Pacific Open Carpet (i) Martina Hingis Alexandra Fusai Nathalie Tauziat 6–4, 6–1

WTA Tour
WTA Tour
finals[edit] Singles: 41 (18–23)[edit]

Winner — Legend

Grand Slam tournaments (2–4)

WTA Tour
WTA Tour
Championships (0–2)

Tier I
Tier I
(5–4)

Tier II (5–11)

Tier III (2–1)

Tier IV (1–1)

Tier V (3–0)

Titles by Surface

Hard (5–7)

Grass (1–0)

Clay (6–9)

Carpet (6–7)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score

Winner 1. 8 July 1991 Palermo Clay Sandra Cecchini 6–0, 6–3

Winner 2. 17 February 1992 Cesena Carpet (i) Catherine Tanvier 6–1, 6–1

Winner 3. 6 July 1992 Palermo Clay Brenda Schultz 6–1, 6–7(3–7), 6–1

Winner 4. 26 October 1992 San Juan Hard Gigi Fernández 6–1, 7–5

Runner-up 1. 5 July 1993 Palermo Clay Radka Bobková 3–6, 2–6

Winner 5. 11 October 1993 Filderstadt Hard (i) Natasha Zvereva 6–3, 6–3

Runner-up 2. 21 March 1994 Houston Clay Sabine Hack 5–7, 4–6

Runner-up 3. 23 May 1994 French Open Clay Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 4–6, 4–6

Runner-up 4. 26 September 1994 Leipzig Carpet (i) Jana Novotná 5–7, 1–6

Runner-up 5. 10 October 1994 Filderstadt Hard (i) Anke Huber 4–6, 2–6

Runner-up 6. 7 November 1994 Philadelphia Carpet (i) Anke Huber 0–6, 7–6(7–4), 5–7

Winner 6. 16 January 1995 Australian Open Hard Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6–3, 6–2

Runner-up 7. 13 February 1995 Paris Carpet (i) Steffi Graf 2–6, 2–6

Winner 7. 18 September 1995 Tokyo Hard Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6–3, 6–3

Runner-up 8. 2 October 1995 Zürich Carpet (i) Iva Majoli 4–6, 4–6

Runner-up 9. 8 April 1996 Amelia Island Clay Irina Spîrlea 7–6(9–7), 4–6, 3–6

Runner-up 10. 13 January 1997 Australian Open Hard Martina Hingis 2–6, 2–6

Runner-up 11. 7 April 1997 Amelia Island Clay Lindsay Davenport 2–6, 3–6

Winner 8. 5 May 1997 Rome Clay Conchita Martínez 6–4, 6–0

Runner-up 12. 12 May 1997 Berlin Clay Mary Joe Fernández 4–6, 2–6

Runner-up 13. 17 November 1997 Chase Championships Carpet (i) Jana Novotná 6–7(4–7), 2–6, 3–6

Winner 9. 9 February 1998 Paris Carpet (i) Dominique Van Roost 6–3, 7–5

Winner 10. 6 April 1998 Amelia Island Clay Conchita Martínez 6–7(8–10), 6–0, 6–2

Runner-up 14. 3 August 1998 San Diego Hard Lindsay Davenport 3–6, 1–6

Winner 11. 19 October 1998 Moscow Carpet (i) Monica Seles 7–6(7–2), 6–3

Winner 12. 26 October 1998 Luxembourg Carpet (i) Silvia Farina 6–0, 2–0 ret.

Runner-up 15. 4 January 1999 Gold Coast Hard Patty Schnyder 6–4, 6–7(5–7), 2–6

Runner-up 16. 26 April 1999 Hamburg Clay Venus Williams 0–6, 3–6

Runner-up 17. 3 May 1999 Rome Clay Venus Williams 4–6, 2–6

Runner-up 18. 4 October 1999 Filderstadt Hard (i) Martina Hingis 4–6, 1–6

Winner 13. 25 October 1999 Linz Carpet (i) Sandrine Testud 7–6(7–2), 6–1

Winner 14. 17 April 2000 Hilton Head Island Clay Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6–1, 6–0

Winner 15. 29 May 2000 French Open Clay Conchita Martínez 6–2, 7–5

Runner-up 19. 9 February 2004 Paris Carpet (i) Kim Clijsters 2–6, 1–6

Winner 16. 14 June 2004 's-Hertogenbosch Grass Klára Koukalová 7–6(8–6), 6–2

Runner-up 20. 23 May 2005 French Open Clay Justine Henin-Hardenne 1–6, 1–6

Winner 17. 1 August 2005 San Diego Hard Ai Sugiyama 6–0, 6–3

Runner-up 21. 29 August 2005 US Open Hard Kim Clijsters 3–6, 1–6

Winner 18. 10 October 2005 Moscow Carpet (i) Francesca Schiavone 6–4, 6–3

Runner-up 22. 7 November 2005 Sony Ericsson Championships Hard (i) Amélie Mauresmo 7–5, 6–7(3–7), 4–6

Runner-up 23. 6 February 2006 Paris Carpet (i) Amélie Mauresmo 1–6, 6–7(2–7)

Doubles: 16 (10–6)[edit]

Winner — Legend

Grand Slam tournaments (1–1)

WTA Tour
WTA Tour
Championships (0–0)

Tier I
Tier I
(3–0)

Tier II (5–3)

Tier III (0–1)

Tier IV (0–0)

Tier V (1–1)

Titles by Surface

Hard (3–2)

Grass (0–1)

Clay (4–1)

Carpet (3–2)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score

Runner-up 1. 26 November 1990 São Paulo Clay Luanne Spadea Bettina Fulco Eva Švíglerová 5–7, 4–6

Winner 1. 8 July 1991 Palermo Clay Petra Langrová Laura Garrone Mercedes Paz 6–3, 6–7(5–7), 6–3

Runner-up 2. 11 November 1992 Philadelphia Carpet (i) Conchita Martínez Gigi Fernández Natasha Zvereva 1–6, 3–6

Runner-up 3. 14 February 1994 Paris Carpet (i) Andrea Temesvári Sabine Appelmans Laurence Courtois 4–6, 4–6

Winner 2. 16 September 1996 Tokyo Hard Amanda Coetzer Park Sung-hee Wang Shi-ting 6–1, 7–6(7–5)

Winner 3. 28 April 1997 Hamburg Clay Anke Huber Ruxandra Dragomir Iva Majoli 2–6, 7–6(7–1), 6–2

Winner 4. 6 April 1998 Amelia Island Clay Sandra Cacic Barbara Schett Patty Schnyder 7–6(7–5), 4–6, 7–6(7–5)

Winner 5. 19 October 1998 Moscow Carpet (i) Natasha Zvereva Lisa Raymond Rennae Stubbs 6–3, 6–4

Winner 6. 16 August 1999 Toronto Hard Jana Novotná Larisa Neiland Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6–3, 2–6, 6–3

Winner 7. 1 November 1999 Leipzig Carpet (i) Larisa Neiland Elena Likhovtseva Ai Sugiyama 6–4, 6–3

Runner-up 4. 10 January 2000 Sydney Hard Martina Hingis Julie Halard-Decugis Ai Sugiyama 0–6, 3–6

Runner-up 5. 17 January 2000 Australian Open Hard Martina Hingis Lisa Raymond Rennae Stubbs 4–6, 7–5, 4–6

Winner 8. 31 January 2000 Tokyo Carpet (i) Martina Hingis Alexandra Fusai Nathalie Tauziat 6–4, 6–1

Winner 9. 29 May 2000 French Open Clay Martina Hingis Virginia Ruano Pascual Paola Suárez 6–2, 6–4

Runner-up 6. 16 June 2003 's-Hertogenbosch Grass Nadia Petrova Elena Dementieva Lina Krasnoroutskaya 6–2, 3–6, 4–6

Winner 10. 4 August 2003 Los Angeles Hard Rennae Stubbs Elena Bovina Els Callens 6–3, 6–3

Major tournament singles performance timeline[edit]

Key

W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A NH

(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (NH) not held.

Tournament 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 SR W–L

Australian Open A A A A QF 4R W 2R F QF QF 4R 3R 1R 2R A 1R 2R 1 / 13 36–12

French Open A 2R 3R 4R 4R F 4R 3R 4R 2R 2R W A QF 1R 3R F A 1 / 15 44–14

Wimbledon A A A A A A 2R QF 4R 1R 4R 2R A 3R 4R 1R QF A 0 / 10 21–10

US Open A Q3 3R 4R 4R QF 3R A 4R 4R QF 4R A 1R 4R 4R F 3R 0 / 14 41–14

Win–Loss 0–0 1–1 4–2 6–2 10–3 13–3 13–3 7–3 15–4 8–4 12–4 14–3 2–1 6–4 7–4 5–3 16–4 3–2 2 / 52 142–50

Year-End Championships

Tour Championships A A A A SF SF 1R A F QF QF A A A A A F A 0 / 7 13–7

Tier I
Tier I
Tournaments

Tokyo T III Tier II 1R A QF A A A A 2R A A 1R A A A 0 / 4 1–4

Indian Wells T III Tier II A A QF SF A A A A QF A 0 / 3 9–3

Miami A A 4R 3R A A A A A A 3R 2R A A A A A A 0 / 4 6–4

Charleston T II A A A A SF A 2R A 2R A W 3R 3R QF 1R 2R A 1 / 9 16–8

Berlin A A A A A 3R QF 3R F 2R A A A 2R 1R 1R 3R A 0 / 9 12–9

Rome T II A A 2R 3R 3R SF A W 3R F 3R 1R 3R A 2R 3R A 0 / 12 23–11

San Diego T IV Tier III Tier II 2R W QF 1 / 3 8–2

Montreal
Montreal
/ Toronto T II A A A A SF QF 3R 3R 1R SF A A 1R 2R 3R A A 0 / 9 13–9

Moscow Tier V Not Held Tier III A W 2R A A A A 1R W A 2 / 4 9–2

Zürich T III Tier II A QF F A A QF SF A A A 1R 1R A 1R 0 / 7 9–7

Philadelphia Not Held Tier II 2R F 2R Tier II Not Held Tier II NH 0 / 3 5–3

Year End Ranking 243 107 26 13 12 5 5 20 7 7 5 7 130 52 33 29 5 79

A=did not participate in the tournament SR=the ratio of the number of tournaments won to the number of those tournaments played

WTA Tour
WTA Tour
career earnings[edit]

Year Majors WTA titles Total titles Earnings ($) Money list rank

1991 0 1 1 94,582 53

1992 0 3 3 183,436 26

1993 0 1 1 347,360 19

1994 0 0 0 768,614 8

1995 1 1 2 698,838 7

1996 0 0 0 195,570 34

1997 0 1 1 881,639 7

1998 0 4 4 703,692 11

1999 0 1 1 996,442 6

2000 1 1 2 1,208,018 4

2001 0 0 0 No information

2002 0 0 0 185,095 59

2003 0 0 0 308,146 37

2004 0 1 1 344,481 35

2005 0 2 2 2,525,403 4

2006 0 0 0 163,228 89

Career 2 16 18 9,793,119 25

Head-to-head vs. top 10 ranked players[edit]

Player Record W% Hardcourt Clay Grass Carpet

Number 1 ranked players

Dinara Safina 1-0 100% 0-0 0–0 0–0 1–0

/ Ana Ivanovic 1-0 100% 0–0 0–0 1–0 0–0

/ Jelena Janković 1-1 50% 1–1 0–0 0–0 0–0

/ Martina Navratilova 1–1 50% 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–1

Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 5-5 50% 2-0 3–2 0–1 0–2

// Monica Seles 4–5 44.4% 0–1 3–2 0–0 1–2

Amélie Mauresmo 4-6 40% 2-2 1-1 0–0 1–3

Martina Hingis 6-10 37.5% 2-8 2-0 0–0 2–2

Lindsay Davenport 4-8 33.3% 2–4 2-2 0–0 0-2

Steffi Graf 2-4 33.3% 0-3 1–0 0–0 1–1

Venus Williams 3-7 30% 2-2 0–3 0-1 1-1

Kim Clijsters 1-3 25% 1-2 0–0 0–0 0–1

Maria Sharapova 1-3 25% 1-2 0–1 0–0 0–0

Justine Henin 1-4 20% 1-1 0–2 0–1 0–0

Jennifer Capriati 1-4 20% 1-1 0-3 0-0 0–0

Serena Williams 1-5 16.7% 1-1 0–3 0–0 0–1

Number 2 ranked players

Conchita Martínez 12–6 66.7% 4-1 7–4 0–0 1–1

Vera Zvonareva 2-1 66.7% 0-1 1–0 0–0 1–0

Anastasia Myskina 2-4 33.3% 0-2 2–1 0–0 0–1

/ Jana Novotná 1-5 16.7% 0-2 0–0 0–0 1–3

Li Na 0–1 0% 0-1 0–0 0–0 0–0

Svetlana Kuznetsova 0–1 0% 0-1 0–0 0–0 0–0

Number 3 ranked players

Amanda Coetzer 8–2 80% 3–2 3–0 0–0 2–0

Nathalie Tauziat 2-1 66.7% 1-0 0–0 0–1 1–0

Nadia Petrova 2-2 50% 2-0 0-2 0–0 0–0

Elena Dementieva 2-3 40% 2-1 0–2 0–0 0–0

Gabriela Sabatini 1-4 20% 0–2 0-2 0–0 1–0

/ Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere 0–1 0% 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0

Pam Shriver 0-1 0% 0-0 0–0 0–0 0–1

Number 4 ranked players

Francesca Schiavone 2-0 100% 0-0 1–0 0–0 1–0

Claudia Kohde-Kilsch 1–0 100% 1–0 0–0 0–0 0–0

/ Iva Majoli 7–4 63.6% 1–1 4–2 0–0 2–1

Anke Huber 6–5 54.5% 4–2 1–0 0–0 1–3

Kimiko Date-Krumm 1-1 50% 1–0 0-0 0–1 0–0

/ Jelena Dokić 2–3 40% 1–0 1–2 0–1 0–0

Magdalena Maleeva 2–4 33.3% 2–0 0–2 0–0 0–2

Mary Joe Fernández 2-5 28.6% 0–2 1–3 0–0 1–0

Zina Garrison 1-3 25% 1–1 0-0 0–0 0–2

/ Helena Suková 0-1 0% 0-1 0–0 0–0 0–0

Number 5 ranked players

Lucie Šafářová 1–0 100% 0–0 0–0 1–0 0–0

Daniela Hantuchová 1–0 100% 0–0 1–0 0–0 0–0

Anna Chakvetadze 1–0 100% 0–0 1–0 0–0 0–0

/ Natasha Zvereva 5-2 71.4% 4-0 0–1 0–0 1–1

Number 6 ranked players

Katerina Maleeva 1-0 100% 0-0 0–0 0–0 1–0

Chanda Rubin 3-1 75% 2-1 0–0 0–0 1–0

Flavia Pennetta 2–1 66.7% 0–1 0–0 1–0 1–0

Number 7 ranked players

Barbara Schett 2–0 100% 1–0 1–0 0–0 0–0

Marion Bartoli 1–0 100% 0–0 1–0 0–0 0–0

Nicole Vaidišová 1–0 100% 1–0 0–0 0–0 0–0

Patty Schnyder 7–2 77.8% 1–1 3–1 1–0 2–0

Andrea Temesvári 2–1 66.7% 2–0 0–1 0–0 0–0

Irina Spîrlea 5–3 62.5% 2–0 2–2 0–1 1–0

Julie Halard-Decugis 0–3 0% 0–2 0–1 0–0 0–0

Number 8 ranked players

Alicia Molik 2–0 100% 0–0 1–0 1–0 0–0

Anna Kournikova 2-0 100% 1–0 0–0 0–0 1-0

Sandrine Testud 6-1 85.7% 2-1 2–0 1–0 1–0

Ai Sugiyama 6-6 50% 3-2 1–1 0–1 2–2

Number 9 ranked players

Dominique Monami 5–0 100% 1–0 2–0 1–0 1–0

Lori McNeil 2-0 100% 1–0 1–0 0–0 0–0

Brenda Schultz-McCarthy 5-2 71.4% 1–1 2–0 0–0 2–1

Paola Suárez 2-4 33.3% 1–4 1–0 0–0 0–0

Number 10 ranked players

Maria Kirilenko 1–0 100% 0–0 0–0 1–0 0–0

/ Karina Habšudová 3–2 60% 1–0 1–2 0–0 1–0

Stephanie Rehe 1–1 50% 1–0 0–0 0–0 0–1

Barbara Paulus 2-2 50% 1–0 1–2 0–0 0–0

Total 163–154 51.4% 65–62 (51.2%) 54–50 (51.9%) 8–8 (50%) 35–35 (50%)

See also[edit]

List of sportspeople with dual nationality

References[edit]

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women's singles champions

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French Open
French Open
women's singles champions

(1968) Nancy Richey (1969) Margaret Court (1970) Margaret Court (1971) Evonne Goolagong (1972) Billie Jean King (1973) Margaret Court (1974) Chris Evert (1975) Chris Evert (1976) Sue Barker (1977) Mima Jaušovec (1978) Virginia Ruzici (1979) Chris Evert (1980) Chris Evert (1981) Hana Mandlíková (1982) Martina Navratilova (1983) Chris Evert (1984) Martina Navratilova (1985) Chris Evert (1986) Chris Evert (1987) Steffi Graf (1988) Steffi Graf (1989) Arantxa Sánchez (1990) Monica Seles (1991) Monica Seles (1992) Monica Seles (1993) Steffi Graf (1994) Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (1995) Steffi Graf (1996) Steffi Graf (1997) Iva Majoli (1998) Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (1999) Steffi Graf (2000) Mary Pierce (2001) Jennifer Capriati (2002) Serena Williams (2003) Justine Henin (2004) Anastasia Myskina (2005) Justine Henin (2006) Justine Henin (2007) Justine Henin (2008) Ana Ivanovic (2009) Svetlana Kuznetsova (2010) Francesca Schiavone (2011) Li Na (2012) Maria Sharapova (2013) Serena Williams (2014) Maria Sharapova (2015) Serena Williams (2016) Garbiñe Muguruza (2017) Jeļena Ostapenko

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French Open
French Open
women's doubles champions

(1968) Françoise Dürr
Françoise Dürr
/ Ann Haydon-Jones (1969) Françoise Dürr
Françoise Dürr
/ Ann Haydon-Jones (1970) Gail Chanfreau / Françoise Dürr (1971) Gail Chanfreau / Françoise Dürr (1972) Billie Jean King
Billie Jean King
/ Betty Stöve (1973) Margaret Court
Margaret Court
/ Virginia Wade (1974) Chris Evert
Chris Evert
/ Olga Morozova (1975) Chris Evert
Chris Evert
/ Martina Navratilova (1976) Fiorella Bonicelli / Gail Chanfreau (1977) Regina Maršíková / Pam Teeguarden (1978) Mima Jaušovec / Virginia Ruzici (1979) Betty Stöve
Betty Stöve
/ Wendy Turnbull (1980) Kathy Jordan / Anne Smith (1981) Rosalyn Fairbank Nideffer / Tanya Harford (1982) Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
/ Anne Smith (1983) Rosalyn Fairbank Nideffer / Candy Reynolds (1984) Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
/ Pam Shriver (1985) Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
/ Pam Shriver (1986) Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
/ Andrea Temesvári (1987) Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
/ Pam Shriver (1988) Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
/ Pam Shriver (1989) Larisa Savchenko Neiland / Natalia Zvereva (1990) Jana Novotná
Jana Novotná
/ Helena Suková (1991) Gigi Fernández
Gigi Fernández
/ Jana Novotná (1992) Gigi Fernández
Gigi Fernández
/ Natalia Zvereva (1993) Gigi Fernández
Gigi Fernández
/ Natalia Zvereva (1994) Gigi Fernández
Gigi Fernández
/ Natalia Zvereva (1995) Gigi Fernández
Gigi Fernández
/ Natalia Zvereva (1996) Lindsay Davenport
Lindsay Davenport
/ Mary Joe Fernández (1997) Gigi Fernández
Gigi Fernández
/ Natalia Zvereva (1998) Martina Hingis
Martina Hingis
/ Jana Novotná (1999) Serena Williams
Serena Williams
/ Venus Williams (2000) Martina Hingis
Martina Hingis
/ Mary Pierce (2001) Virginia Ruano Pascual
Virginia Ruano Pascual
/ Paola Suárez (2002) Virginia Ruano Pascual
Virginia Ruano Pascual
/ Paola Suárez (2003) Kim Clijsters
Kim Clijsters
/ Ai Sugiyama (2004) Virginia Ruano Pascual
Virginia Ruano Pascual
/ Paola Suárez (2005) Virginia Ruano Pascual
Virginia Ruano Pascual
/ Paola Suárez (2006) Lisa Raymond
Lisa Raymond
/ Samantha Stosur (2007) Alicia Molik
Alicia Molik
/ Mara Santangelo (2008) Anabel Medina Garrigues
Anabel Medina Garrigues
/ Virginia Ruano Pascual (2009) Anabel Medina Garrigues
Anabel Medina Garrigues
/ Virginia Ruano Pascual (2010) Serena Williams
Serena Williams
/ Venus Williams (2011) Andrea Hlaváčková
Andrea Hlaváčková
/ Lucie Hradecká (2012) Sara Errani
Sara Errani
/ Roberta Vinci (2013) Ekaterina Makarova
Ekaterina Makarova
/ Elena Vesnina (2014) Hsieh Su-wei
Hsieh Su-wei
/ Peng Shuai (2015) Bethanie Mattek-Sands
Bethanie Mattek-Sands
/ Lucie Šafářová (2016) Caroline Garcia
Caroline Garcia
/ Kristina Mladenovic (2017) Bethanie Mattek-Sands
Bethanie Mattek-Sands
/ Lucie Šafářová

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Wimbledon (Open Era) mixed doubles champions

(1968) Ken Fletcher
Ken Fletcher
/ Margaret Court (1969) Fred Stolle / Ann Haydon-Jones (1970) Ilie Năstase
Ilie Năstase
/ Rosemary Casals (1971) Owen Davidson
Owen Davidson
/ Billie Jean King (1972) Ilie Năstase
Ilie Năstase
/ Rosemary Casals (1973) Owen Davidson
Owen Davidson
/ Billie Jean King (1974) Owen Davidson
Owen Davidson
/ Billie Jean King (1975) Marty Riessen
Marty Riessen
/ Margaret Court (1976) Tony Roche
Tony Roche
/ Françoise Dürr (1977) Bob Hewitt
Bob Hewitt
/ Greer Stevens (1978) Frew McMillan
Frew McMillan
/ Betty Stöve (1979) Bob Hewitt
Bob Hewitt
/ Greer Stevens (1980) John Austin / Tracy Austin (1981) Frew McMillan
Frew McMillan
/ Betty Stöve (1982) Kevin Curren
Kevin Curren
/ Anne Smith (1983) John Lloyd / Wendy Turnbull (1984) John Lloyd / Wendy Turnbull (1985) Paul McNamee
Paul McNamee
/ Martina Navratilova (1986) Ken Flach / Kathy Jordan (1987) Jeremy Bates / Jo Durie (1988) Sherwood Stewart / Zina Garrison (1989) Jim Pugh / Jana Novotná (1990) Rick Leach
Rick Leach
/ Zina Garrison (1991) John Fitzgerald / Elizabeth Sayers Smylie (1992) Cyril Suk / Larisa Savchenko Neiland (1993) Mark Woodforde
Mark Woodforde
/ Martina Navratilova (1994) Todd Woodbridge
Todd Woodbridge
/ Helena Suková (1995) Jonathan Stark / Martina Navratilova (1996) Cyril Suk / Helena Suková (1997) Cyril Suk / Helena Suková (1998) Max Mirnyi
Max Mirnyi
/ Serena Williams (1999) Leander Paes
Leander Paes
/ Lisa Raymond (2000) Donald Johnson / Kimberly Po (2001) Leoš Friedl
Leoš Friedl
/ Daniela Hantuchová (2002) Mahesh Bhupathi
Mahesh Bhupathi
/ Elena Likhovtseva (2003) Leander Paes
Leander Paes
/ Martina Navratilova (2004) Wayne Black / Cara Black (2005) Mahesh Bhupathi
Mahesh Bhupathi
/ Mary Pierce (2006) Andy Ram
Andy Ram
/ Vera Zvonareva (2007) Jamie Murray
Jamie Murray
/ Jelena Janković (2008) Bob Bryan
Bob Bryan
/ Samantha Stosur (2009) Mark Knowles
Mark Knowles
/ Anna-Lena Grönefeld (2010) Leander Paes
Leander Paes
/ Cara Black (2011) Jürgen Melzer
Jürgen Melzer
/ Iveta Benešová (2012) Mike Bryan
Mike Bryan
/ Lisa Raymond (2013) Daniel Nestor
Daniel Nestor
/ Kristina Mladenovic (2014) Nenad Zimonjić
Nenad Zimonjić
/ Samantha Stosur (2015) Leander Paes
Leander Paes
/ Martina Hingis (2016) Henri Kontinen
Henri Kontinen
/ Heather Watson (2017) Jamie Murray
Jamie Murray
/ Martina Hingis

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