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Former French Open winner Mary Pierce has refuted reports that she has retired from women's tennis because she has not played since October 2006. The former American, now a citizen of France, told the sports daily L'Equipe that her dream is to once again return to the clay in Paris. Pierce, 33, last played at the Generali Ladies tournament in Linz, Austria, against Russia's Vera Zvonareva, where she could not finish the match because of a ruptured left knee ligament. I don't feel it's the...
By Matthew Cronin SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Top-seed Kim Clijsters tested the limits of her endurance with a 6-4 3-6 6-3 win over Jelena Jankovic to move into the quarter-finals of the Acura Classic in San Diego on Thursday.
By Matthew Cronin SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Defending champion Mary Pierce was made to struggle in her first competitive match for six months before progressing to the third round of the Acura Classic in San Diego on Wednesday.
MADRID (Reuters) - Conchita Martinez, the only Spanish woman to win the Wimbledon singles title, announced her retirement on Saturday. Martinez, who will turn 34 on Sunday, prevented Martina Navratilova from winning a 10th Wimbledon singles title when she beat the American in the 1994 final.
By Myrtille Rambion PARIS (Reuters) - Amelie Mauresmo overpowered injured compatriot Mary Pierce 6-1 7-6 to win the Paris Open on Sunday, her second consecutive WTA title.
PARIS (Reuters) - Top-seed Amelie Mauresmo overpowered compatriot Mary Pierce 6-1 7-6 to win the Paris Open on Sunday, her second consecutive WTA title.
PARIS (Reuters) - Top seed Amelie Mauresmo saved a match point on Saturday to repulse a strong challenge from 18-year-old compatriot Tatiana Golovin and set up the first all-French Paris Open final.
By Paul Tait MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Rejuvenated former world number one Martina Hingis continued her brilliant return to grand slam tennis when she breezed past Czech Iveta Benesova 6-4 6-1 on Saturday to reach the Australian Open fourth round.
By Julian Linden MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Lleyton Hewitt and Mary Pierce were knocked out of the Australian Open on Thursday while the Swiss pair of Martina Hingis and Roger Federer maintained cruise control during a day of high drama at Melbourne Park.
By Julian Linden MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Martina Hingis rolled back the years to reach the third round of the Australian Open on Thursday while Mary Pierce was left feeling her age after being dumped from the first grand slam of the year.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.