Mary Joe Fernández Bio, Age, Height, Husband, Salary, Net Worth, ESPN


Mary Joe Fernández Biography

Mary Joe Fernández (Full name: Mary Joe Fernández Godsick) is an illustrious American retired professional tennis player and present commentator. As of now, she works as a commentator and analyst for ESPN. She reached a career-high world No. 4 in both doubles and singles.

In singles, she was the runner-up at the 1993 French Open and the 1990 and 1992 Australian Open. In doubles, Mary won the 1996 French Open with Lindsay Davenport and also the 1991 Australian Open with Patty Fendick, in addition to two Olympic gold medals.

Mary Joe Fernández Age

Mary Joe Fernández was born on 19th August 1971, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. She is 51 years old.

Mary Joe Fernández Height

Mary is 5 feet 9 inches (Approx 1.75 m).

Mary Joe Fernández Family

Mary was born and brought up by her caring and supportive parents in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Her parents were emigrants to the country. Her mom Silvia Pino is from Cuba while her dad José is from Asturias, Spain.

Mary Joe Fernández Husband

She is blissfully hitched to Anthony (Tony) Godsick. He works as a sports agent with International Management Group. Currently, Anthony is the agent of Roger Federer. The adorable couple walked down the aisle in April 2000. Monica Seles was her wedding bridesmaid. Mary and Anthony are proud of two children including Nicholas Godsick who is also a tennis player. The pair has homes in Key Biscayne, Florida, and Cleveland, Ohio.

Mary Joe Fernández Education

She attained her high school diploma from Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart in Miami, Florida. Nevertheless, details on whether Mary furthered her education after high school is not known to the public.

Mary Joe Fernández Salary

She bags a satisfactory salary of $73,694 per year. This is according to ESPN analysts’/commentators’ salaries.

Mary Joe Fernández Net Worth

Mary has over the years managed to garner a hefty fortune and has an estimated net worth of $10 million.

Mary Joe Fernández Tennis

She won four straight Orange Bowl junior titles and was an exceptional junior player. She defeated Sara Gomer in the first round. Mary turned professional in 1986 and won her first tour doubles title at Dallas, partnering Betsy Nagelsen in 1989. Mary won both a bronze medal in singles and a gold medal in women’s doubles (with Gigi Fernández). In 1993, she won the title in Indian Wells after defeating Amanda Coetzer in the final.

She defeated Sabatini (world No. 5) in the quarterfinals and Sanchez-Vicario (world No. 3) in the semifinals at the French Open. However, she lost 6–4, 2–6, 4–6 in the final against Steffi Graf. She won her second Grand Slam doubles title at the French Open, partnering with Lindsay Davenport in  1996.

Mary Joe Fernández Career

In 2003, Dr. Wade Exum submitted copies of documents to Sports Illustrated. The documents disclosed that some 100 American athletes failed drug tests. From 1991 to 2000, Dr. Wade Exum worked as the United States Olympic Committee’s director of drug control administration. However, Mary was one of the 100 American athletes.

From 2008 to 2016, she coached the US Fed Cup team. She also worked as the woman’s coach for the 2012 U.S. Olympic tennis team held in London. As of now, she works as a commentator and analyst for ESPN.

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