The world was saddened this weekend to learn of the death of a tennis legend. Hall of Famer Maria Bueno died of mouth cancer at the age of 78. Over the course of a superb tennis career, Bueno won 19 Grand Slam titles, including seven in singles. A national hero in her native Brazil, Bueno also had a special flair that probably can not be taught.
Mary Carillo now tells us more about her first-hand experience of the remarkable Maria Bueno: