Mary Joe Fernandez wins a Main Draw Match 1985

On August 27, 1985, audiences cheered as 14 year old Mary Joe Fernandez won a main draw match at the women’s US Open in the first round.  Fernandez was born in the Dominican Republic, and immigrated to the US as a child with her family.  Fernandez continued this dazzling start to her career, placing as runner-up in three Grand Slam singles tournaments and winning two Grand Slam women’s doubles titles and two Olympic gold medals. She now contributes to her cherished sport as coach and commentator.
El 27 de agosto de 1985, el público aplaudió cuando Mary Joe Fernandez, de 14 años, ganó un partido del cuadro principal en el Abierto de Estados Unidos femenino en la primera ronda. Fernández nació en la República Dominicana y emigró a los Estados Unidos cuando era niña con su familia. Fernández continuó este deslumbrante comienzo de su carrera, quedando subcampeona en tres Grand Slam torneos individuales y ganando dos Títulos de dobles femeninos de Grand Slam y dos medallas de oro olímpicas . Ahora contribuye a su preciado deporte como entrenadora y comentarista.

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