Home to Brazil

After a wonderful stay in England, Maria returned home to Sao Paulo, Brazil, to catch up with family and friends before travelling on to New York for the US Open. “My feet hardly hit the ground,” she said. “I had…

Sightseeing in England

July 2014 After Wimbledon, Maria did what she loves best, a little sightseeing and taking in some of the history of middle England. A quick trip to Osborne House on the Isle of Wight filled her in on the family…

Presenting the silverware

20 July 2014               Presenting at Woodfield Grove Tennis Club It was just a long iron from the Royal Box on Centre Court, but Maria graciously presented the prizes to the winners and runners-up…

Glorious Wimbledon

7 July 2014 A glorious Wimbledon fortnight for tennis For Maria, it was a glorious fortnight at The Championships, celebrating the fiftieth year since her last Wimbledon singles title in 1964. For the rest of us it was a celebration…

Wimbledon storms into its second week

29 June 2014 After the first week of The Championships at Wimbledon, Maria reflects on the happenings on and off the court so far. Wonderful Wimbledon “It’s been quite a week,” she said. “I’ve been in the Royal Box, watched…