WATCH: Mary Carillo on the tragic passing of Maria Bueno

by: Joel Drucker | June 10, 2018

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Mary Carillo takes the time to say some kind words about Maria Bueno. (Tennis Channel)

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:

 

 
 
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