A translated interview for Mary Pierce
I find this in a Hong kong newspaper. Thought you guys maybe interested. This is the translated version.
Q: You have received a wildcard for Austrlian Open, how do you feel?<br />A: I am very excited, I am also very thankful for the tournament to let me play, this is one of my favourite tournament, the 1995 win brings me very good memory.
Q: Are you confident to go back to top, after injured for so long<br />A: Absolutely, in fact I have never play in sucjh a high level before, I have spent a long time to prepare for my comeback, I am in very top shape, 100% prepared.
Q: The injury force you to defend this year French Open, are you disappointed?<br />A: Actually, I tried very hard to play in the tournament, I knew it is a big dissappointment to the fans, but I will try hard to get good result this year.
Q: Two years ago, you play here before, what make you want to comeback?<br />A: I think this tournament is a very good preapration, to be able to play with world class players, to prepare for the new season.
Q: Capriati won two Grand Slam this year, who do you think will dominate next year?<br />A: Haha! Very tough question, there are so many good players, the Williams sisters, Hingis Capriati, Davenport, Henin, Clijsters. excitement and competitveness is very high, I guess Venus and Jennifer will play well next year.
Q:What are your goals next year?<br />A: I already have a lot of expectation from a lot of other people, so I do not want to give myself too much pressure. I know if I concentrate on my tennis, result and ranking will show. I will play and enjoy playing tennis.
Q: How are you spending your Christmas?<br />A: I am staying with my parents. As a Christian, Christmas means a lot, however, I have no time to buy presents for my parents yet!