Facts of Mary Caroline Pierce
|Full Name:||Mary Caroline Pierce|
|Age:||48 years 4 months|
|Birth Date:||January 15,1975|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus|
|Birth Place:||Montreal, Quebec, Canada|
|Mother's Name:||Yannick (Adjani) Pierce|
|Height / How tall? :||5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)|
|Net Worth:||$18 million|
|Nationality:||American, French, Canadian|
|Hair Color:||Dark brown|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Mary Pierce is a former French professional tennis player. She reached 41 finals in WTA tournaments in individuals, where she won 18 titles, including two Grand Slam: Australian Open 1995 and Roland Garros 2000.
What is Mary Pierce Famous For?
- Is a former French professional tennis player
- Won two Grand Slam
Mary Pierce: Age, Bio, Parents, Family, Siblings, Ethnicity
Mary Pierce was born Mary Caroline Pierce on January 15, 1975, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, to an American father and a French mother. Soon after her birth her parents, Jim and Yannick (Adjani) Pierce, married. Mary’s mother is French, but her father is American. She grew up in the USA.
The following year Pierce’s brother, David, was born. The family moved to Florida, where her father, an ex-Marine with a criminal record, made and sold jewelry.
In his first attempt at the classic middle-class American life, Pierce’s father joined the local country club and took up golf, and Pierce was persuaded to join the club’s junior tennis clinic.
After just a couple of sessions of watching the already athletic ten-year-old Pierce strike the ball, her father’s attention turned from golf to his daughter’s future in tennis. She holds American, French, and Canadian citizenship.
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All About Mary Pierce’s Career
Just two weeks after picking up a racket for the first time, Pierce, who also participated in gymnastics and ballet as a child, defeated the twentieth ranked local player in a 12-and-under division tournament. By the age of 12, Pierce was the No. 2 player in the United States in the 12-and-under division.
Pierce played a professional tournament at the age of 14 years and 2 months at Hilton Head tournament in 1989 and set the record of youngest player to play a professional tournament, but that record was later broken by Jennifer Capriati.
She continued with her game but was unable to make a significant impact on the tour until she rose up to the top ten for the first time in 1994. The competition was tough for Mary but she was successful in bagging the Grand Slam title at the Australian Open in Melbourne in 1995 and became the first French woman to capture a major win since 1967 after a gap of 28 years.
Pierce suffered a series of defeats in the year 1996. She failed to defend her title at the 1996 Australian Open that resulted in her split with Coach Nick Bollettieri. She finishes as a runner up in Amelia Island, Florida and semifinal finish in Hamburg and also made her first appearance in Wimbledon reaches up to the quarterfinal.
Mary Pierce then went on to win Italian Open in 1997 defeating Conchita Martinez in the final 6–4, 6–0. In 1998, she added four more success to her kitty playing games in Paris, Moscow, Luxembourg, and Amelia Island and was the runner up in San Diego.
She won her second Grand Slam single and Grand Slam double title in the French Open tournament in 2000 defeating Conchita Martínez of Spain 6-2, 7-5 in single and Virginia Ruano Pascual of Spain and Paola Suárez of Argentina in double partnering with Martina Hingis of Switzerland.
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Mary Pierce: Net Worth (2020)
She has an estimated net worth of around $18 million USD which she earned from her professional career.
Is Mary Pierce married? Husband, Children, Marriage
Pierce was briefly engaged to baseball player Roberto Alomar in 1999. After that, she got engaged to Air France pilot David Emmanuel Ades but broke off both engagements. She is currently living her single life.
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Mary Pierce: Height, Weight, Eye Color
She has a height of 5 ft. 10 inches and has dark brown hair and dark brown eyes.
Is Mary Pierce active on social media?
She has around 10k followers on Facebook, around 16k followers on Instagram, and around followers on Twitter.
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