Mickey Wright won three majors in 1961
Babe Zaharias won three majors in 1950
Betsy Rawls won three majors in 1959
This year 2013, Inbee Park gets a Grandslam for winning 3
consecutive game . She has claimed the Kraft Nabisco Championship,
the LPGA Championship and the U.S. Women's Open. Karie W…
The Australian Open takes place in Melbourne Park, Melbourne at the Rod Laver arena. In 2009 it finishes on the 1st of February.
Men's Singles: = Champion Runner Up Score
6-3 6-1 6-7 6-4
The Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal beat Roger Federer in 4 sets (6-3, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4) in a little over three hours to win the men's singles title for the 3rd consecutive year at the 2007 French Open.
Rafael Nadal beat Roger Federer --> 1-6, 6-1, 6-4, 7-6(4)
Roger has won 16 in total as of July of 2009. 6-Wimbledon4-Australian Open5-U.S Open1-French OpenAs of Sep 13, 2010, he has won 16.Roger Federer is considered to be one of the best tennis players of all time. In his career, he has won multiple tournaments and is constantly in the top five in the wor…
According to Bleacher Report, the 2013 1st place prizes for men and women are 1,500,000 Euros or 1,987,000 million U.S. dollars.
when you win all 4 grand slam titles in a year
Three top female tennis players during the early 1970s were Linda
Tuero, Billie Jean King, and Karen Krantzcke. Wendy Turnbull was
one of the top female tennis players during the late 1970s and the
According to Associated Content (refer to the link, below), the top ten all-time Grand Slam winners are as follows (the number preceding the colon (:) indicates the number of Grand Slam titles won in singles only; n.b., since there are ties, more than ten players may be listed):
Women (as of March…
Men - Roger Federer
Women - Serena Williams
He has won all 4.
The French open tennis courts 'Roland Garros' are in Paris, France. Cit.: The French Open is a major tennis tournament held over two weeks between late May and early June in Paris, France, at the Stade Roland Garros. (French: Les Internationaux de France de Roland Garros or Tournoi de Roland-Garr…
The Grand Slams originated, individually, as follows, in chronological order:
Wimbledon - 1877
US - 1881
French - 1891 (French players only)
Australian - 1905
The term "Grand Slam" was first coined in 1938, when Don Budge won all four events.
Pre-Open Era: Margreet CourtOpen Era: Steffi Graf
Technically the ATP season ends some time after the U.S. Open so it is the last Grand Slam Tournament played, but in the next season the Australian Open is the next Grand Slam tournament played after the US Open.
Lou Gehrig, who played first base for the New York Yankees between
1923-1939, holds the all time MLB grand slam record with 23. Alex
Rodriguez tied Lou Gehrig's Record of 23 Grand Slams on June 12th
2012. Alex Rodriguez broke the record in 2013, with his 24th Grand
Goran Ivanisevic notched up 212 aces during Wimbledon 2001.
Actually a man has never won a Golden Slam, Steffi Graff is the only person who has achieved it. Andre Agassi won a Career Golden Slam (meaning he won the 4 grand slams plus olympic gold over his whole career, a proper Golden Slam is winning all 5 in the same year) The Williams sisters (as a double…
Steffi Graf won four Australian Open titles, five U.S. Open titles, six French Open titles, and seven Wimbledon titles for a total of 22* grand slam titles.
* It should be noted that Margaret Court Smith holds the record for Grand Slam victories with 24 wins
Federer has won 16 Grand Slams (4 Australian Opens, 1 French Open,
6 Wimbledons and 5 US Opens).
No she never won the french open. She won Wimbledon in 2004 and the us open in 06 but never the french open.
Andre is married to Supreme Model Vika Kuropyatnikova. If you search their names, you will find a picture of the two of them, but with his wife's name misspelled as Kuropiatnikova.
Margaret Court Smith, 24 Slams. She also won 38 doubles titles in grand slams, 19 women's doubles and 19 mixed doubles
Yes. Norman won the 1995 Australian Open Golf Tournament that was played at Kingston Heath GC.
That would Andre Agassi with 4 wins in the professional era, but before 1969 and the introduction of professionals, Roy Emerson won it six times.
Roger Federer: 16 grand slams
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Hard Court, like the US open
The 2008 Australian Open will be held between January 14 and January 27.
Since the 1980's, the Australian Open has always been held in January. Previously it was held in December.
Monica Seles is 43 years old (birthdate: December 2, 1973).
The longest tennis rally in history is 17,062 non-stop shots in 9hrs 10 min in Alameda, Ca between tennis pro's rob Peterson and Ray Miller in 2001 as part of a USTA event.(Other claims have been made but not verified/ as required)
Roger Federer defeated Fernando Gonazalez (7-6, 6-4, 6-4) to win the 2007 Australian Open Men's Singles title.
Mens singles - Roger Federer, 15 Slams Mens combined singles and doubles and mixed doubles - Roy Emerson, 28 Slams (12 singles, 16 doubles, 0 mixed doubles) Women's singles - Margaret Court Smith, 24 Slams Women's combined singles and doubles - Margaret Court Smith, 62 Slams (24 singles, 19 doubl…
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The Australian Open offers the largest amount of prize money for
the winners of the men's and women's singles tennis titles in 2012
at $2.36 million. Both the Wimbledon and U.S. Open tie for $1.8
million in prize money.
Serena Williams , Justine henin
Probably from the television station showing the highlights.
May 25 through June 8
For men's and women's singles, the champion will earn approx. $1.7 million with the ability to earn an additional $1 million in bonus prize money.
Maureen Connolly of the United States in 1953.
In her short (five year) professional career in women's tennis, Maureen Connolly won tournament after tournament, proving herself to be one of the all-time great singles women tennis players. Born on September 17, 1934, Connolly was 10 years old when …
May 24th - June 7th
hard clay courts
Margaret Court with 62 Grand Slam titles from 24 Grand singles titles, 19 Grand Slam women's doubles titles, and 19 Grand Slam mixed doubles titles.
Well, you should say five players, as two players are tied in the number 1 spot
#1 Roger Federer - 15 Slams
#2 Pete Sampras - 14 Slams
= Roy Emerson - 12 Slams
#4 Bjorn Borg - 11 Slams
= Rod Laver - 11 Slams
1973 French Open winners:
Men's singles: Ilie Nastase Women's singles: Margaret Court Men's doubles: John Newcombe and Tom Okker Women's doubles: Margaret Court and Virginia Wade Mixed doubles: Francoise Durr and Jean Claude Barclay
Once, in 1990. He defeated Andre Agassi for the title 6-3, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4.
Men - Novak Djokovic from Serbia
Women - Maria Sharapova from Russia
Monica Seles won the French Open in 1990, 1991 and 1992.
Men Singles: Rafael Nadal Women's Singles: Justine Henin Men's Doubles: Mark Knowles and Daniel Nestor Women's Doubles: Alicia Molik and Mara Santangelo Mixed Doubles: Nathalie Dechy and Andy Ram
Women's Singles: Serena Williams Women's Doubles: Cara Black and Liezel Huber
Roger Federer, after defeating Fernando Gonzales in the final.
Serena Williams won the women's tournament, defeating Maria Sharapova in the final
The 2008 French Open is scheduled to be held May 25 through June 8.
Michel phelps smokes weed
For every tennis match there maybe 60 balls needed
Australian tennis legend Evonne Goolagong Cawley is still alive as
of 2017 (born July 31, 1951).
In the modern era, Bjorn Borg has won 6 French Open singles titles.
Before 1968, during the era of the amateur player, it was Suzanne Lenglen, with 15 titles.After 1967, when tennis was made "open", Martina Navratilova, with 11 titles.And with a career that bridged both eras, Margaret Court won 13 French titles.
Before 1968, it was Max Decugis, with 14 titles. His partner is unknown. After 1967, the record is split among 3 players, Paul Haarhuis, Yevgeny Kafelnikov, and Leander Paes, with 3 titles each. Haarhuis won twice with Jacco Eltingh and once with Kafelnikov. Kafelnikov won twice with Daniel Vacek, …
Before 1968, it was Jacques Brugnon and Suzanne Lenglen, with 5 titles. After 1967, it was Jean-Claude Barclay and Francoise Durr, with 4 titles.
There are quite a few funny team names out there! Some of them are Fire Breathing Rubber Duckies, Better With Beer, Toxic Sushi, Scuba Steves and Average Joe's.