Originally Posted by humanity
Speaking of French players...
Mauresmo will be 2nd on the rankings tomorrow and with a great chance to be number 1 in a couple of weeks. Something that Pierce never achieved. Isn't it sad that a player that won two slams, plus two slam finals, two Fed Cups, a couple of important tournaments wins (in all surfaces) and a story of giving a hard time to Graf, Sanchez-Vicario and Hingis, among others will be surpassed by Mauresmo, until today a big flop?
The girls look so cute before the fashion show in Montreal, Mary was the announcer
Player Night and Fashion Show a Success
Add another accomplishment to the resumes of the players! At the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth on Sunday night, the Annas, Marias, Arantxas and Marie-Èves of the world used their exceptional prowess to participate in a fashion show... in high heels, if you can believe it! In front of a delighted crowd,
Mary Pierce and Sébastien Benoît introduced 24 players who traded their tennis gear for the latest collections by DKNY, Burberry, Escada and other top international names. Top models for one night, surrounded by the decor of an enchanted ice palace, Magdalena Maleeva, Marie-Ève Pelletier, Maureen
Drake, Francesca Schiavone and Nathalie Dechy - just to name a few - showed the world that their talent on court transforms to fantastic rhythm on the runway. Their colleagues, including Jennifer Capriati and Amélie Mauresmo, were on hand but not as models, dedicating their time to cheering on their friends. Everyone hopes that this event comes back. Maybe next year, during the men's tournament?
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