Tobarcanga Open, Brazil

Maria spent the weekend with 24 four of her good friends on a sugar cane estate

26-27 April 2014 Maria spent a hilarious weekend with a group of 24 male members from her club, Sociedade Harmonia de Tênis in Sâo Paulo, who took off to a country estate to compete in their annual tournament. “We call…

A BUSY MONTH

The new website makes its debut

Sao Paulo, 25 April 2014 It has been a busy month for mariabueno.org as we have completely revamped the website and been offline for a while as we got everything in place. We hope you like the new format, which…

BRASIL OPEN

São Paulo, 3 March 2014 Maria is having another busy week. Hot on the heels of the Rio Open last week is the Brasil Open in her home town of São Paulo. “There wasn’t any real recovery time,” admitted Maria. “I…

A BRAZILIAN TRIUMPH

Rio de Janeiro, 26 February 2014 It was a long but  enjoyable ten days in Rio for Maria, who seemed to be running from pillar to  post at times. Maria’s commitments  there were extensive, ranging from on-court appearances to long…

TRIBUTE

Rio de Janeiro, 19 February 2014 The Rio Open paid tribute to Maria on Wednesday night at  Jockey Club Brasiliero, acknowledging her as one of the biggest names of  Brazilian Sport and a world tennis icon. The winner of 19…

RIO UPDATE

Rio de Janeiro, 18 February 2014 The tournament has got under way in Rio and Maria has been  busy with a variety of activities. Over the weekend she conducted several sponsor clinics and  appeared at a Pro/Am. She also has…