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Posthumous Medal of Honour

Awarded to Maria Esther Bueno for services to sport: Maria Esther Bueno received many important awards and medals throughout her lifetime, including the São Paulo medal and diploma, Medalha Anchieta e o Diploma de Gratidão de São Paulo, the highest…

A highly revered Champion…

Since the weekend tributes, both public and personal, have been pouring in following the death of Maria Esther Bueno, a highly revered champion who was much loved around the world. This great champion battled cancer for over a year and…

Maria Bueno dies, age 78

It is with great sadness that the tennis world has learned of Maria Esther Bueno’s death in São Paulo on 8 June after a long battle with cancer at the age of 78. She had her family around her and…