French Legends On Hand In Paris
Amélie Mauresmo was one of two French WTA legends at the draw. Who was the other one?
Published February 07, 2011 12:00
Amelie Mauresmo, in her first year as Co-Tournament Director at the Open GDF SUEZ, at the draw ceremony.
Amelie Mauresmo listened attentively with GDF SUEZ's Philippe Peyrat to her left in the background.
Amelie Mauresmo, fellow Co-Tournament Director Regis Bruent and fellow former WTA legend Mary Pierce.
Philippe Peyrat, Amelie Mauresmo, Regis Brunet, Mary Pierce and WTA Supervisor Fabrice Chouquet at the draw.
Of the names in the draw image, Lucie Safarova has had the most success here, reaching the final twice.
A view of the press room as the draw for the 19th annual Open GDF SUEZ took place on Sunday afternoon.
Amelie Mauresmo held up the winner's trophy for this year's edition of the Premier-level tournament.
Mary Pierce is a two-time Grand Slam champion, winning the 1995 Australian Open and 2000 French Open.
Amelie Mauresmo is also a two-time Grand Slam champion, winning the Australian Open and Wimbledon in 2006.
Amelie Mauresmo won the Open GDF SUEZ title in 2001, 2006 and 2009, while Mary Pierce won it in 1998.