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  Don Budge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John Donald Budge (June 13, 1915 January 26, 2000) was a champion tennis player who became famous as the first man to win in a single year the four tournaments that compose the Grand Slam of tennis.
Born in Oakland, California, Budge was the son of a Scottish immigrant and former soccer player.
In 1938 Budge dominated amateur tennis, defeating John Bromwich in the Australian Open final, Roderick Menzel in the French Open, Henry "Bunny" Austin at the Wimbledon Championships, where he never lost a set, and Gene Mako in the U.S. Open, to become the first person ever to win the Grand Slam in tennis.
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 MSN Encarta - Search View - Don Budge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
In 1938 Budge became the first player to achieve the grand slam of tennis, winning Wimbledon and the Australian, French, and United States championships in one calendar year.
Budge developed a solid game on the public courts of Oakland, and his whiplike backhand became a vicious weapon that is sometimes called the greatest single stroke in tennis history.
In 1938 Budge won all four of the major tennis tournaments in the same year, a feat one journalist called a “grand slam.” Budge then turned professional.
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 Rediff On The NeT: Don Budge passes away
Budge was injured in a car accident in northeastern Pennsylvania on December 14 when he lost control and drove off the road.
Budge captured the year's four major titles - Wimbledon, US, French and Australian Opens - in 1938 going one better than Australian Jack Crawford, who missed the record when he was beaten in the US final in 1933.
Budge was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1964, and selected one of Tennis Magazine's 20 greatest players of the 20th century.
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 ESPN Classic - In big matches, he wouldn't budge
Don Budge, with his booming serve and stylish backhand, stands tall in tennis for two achievements.
Budge was born June 13, 1915, in Oakland, Calif. Growing up, he showed more interest in other sports before turning to tennis.
Budge became a pro in 1939 and made his debut on the tour before a crowd of 17,725 at Madison Square Garden in New York, defeating Ellsworth Vines in straight sets.
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Budge was born on June 13, 1915, in Oakland, California, the son of a Scottish immigrant and ex-professional soccer player.
In 1938, Don Budge dominated tennis, defeating John Bromwich in the Australian Open final, Roderick Menzel in the French Open, Henry Austin at the Wimbledon championships, where he never lost a set, and Gene Mako in the U.S. Open to become the first person ever to win the Grand Slam in tennis.
Budge won two more U.S. professional championships before 1942 when he entered the United States Air Force to fight in World War II.
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 John Donald Budge, 1964 Enshrinee: International Tennis Hall of Fame   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Not only was Budge far back, by two sets, but he had to rise from 1-4 in the fifth to win on a sixth match point, 6-8, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 8-6, and tip the series to the U.S., 3-2.
The high regard in which Budge was held by fellow players, spectators and officials was reflected by the loyalty he demonstrated in 1937.
Budge's 1938 season was limited to eight tournaments, of which he won six on 43-2 in matches.
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 Internet Obituary Network, Obituary for Don Budge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Don Budge, the star tennis player first to win the Grand Slam of tennin in 1938, died Wednesday, January 26, 2000 at the age of 84.
Budge began falling behind in the fifth set, at a score of 4-1.
Budge began charging the net, and brought the score to a 4-4 tie, then 5-5, then 6-6.
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 CNN/SI - Tennis - Don Budge alert but still critical - Thursday December 16, 1999 03:37 PM
Budge, 84, broke his leg and might have internal injuries, but officials would not elaborate on his condition.
Budge was driving in Milford in northeast Pennsylvania when his car went off the road at 9:30 a.m.
Budge was inducted into the Tennis Hall of Fame in 1964 and selected one of Tennis Magazine's 20 greatest players of the 20th century.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /tennis/news/1999/12/16/budge_update_ap   (312 words)

  
 Don Budge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Don Budge's home community recognitions on his 60th anniversary of the world's first Tennis Grand Slam win included resolutions, proclamations, and similar formal congratulations by municipalities, Pennsylvania state legislature, governor, and neighboring communities.
Although Don Budge passed on in January 2000, he lived long enough to see his 20th century record continued into the 21sr century when no American player won the first leg of the Grand Slam in the Australian Open, assuring that during his lifetime, he his record remained unbroken.
Co-sponsoring the Don Budge Tennis Grand Slam Banquet were Pike Tennis Association, the USTA Middle States Section, USTA Eastern Pennsylvania District, Taylor Tennis, Pike County, and Delaware Township.
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 Don Budge Biography / Biography of Don Budge Biography Biography
Don Budge (born 1915) swept the tennis scene in 1937, when he won the singles, men's doubles, and mixed doubles at Wimbledon, the U.S. national singles and mixed doubles, and the Davis Cup.
Budge's father was a professional soccer player in Scotland who moved to California in hopes that the warmer climate would help with his respiratory problems.
Budge and his brother Lloyd were both born in Oakland and were natural athletes; although Lloyd played tennis from an early age, Don Budge preferred baseball.
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 Don Budge and Newsfax Tennis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Don Budge's Tennis Grand Slam record was set in 1938 and still stands as one of the longest United States sports records.
We, at the Don Budge Grand Slam Tennis Program, are gratified with the graciousness and sportsmanship exhibited by Roger Federer in 2004 and 2005 at the Australian and for Marat Safin for rising above his previous shortcomings to show the class he is capable of.
Budge felt that Sampras' clay game was not at the same level as his performance on other surfaces, the same problem facing Roddick.
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 Don Budge, Tennis' first "Grand Slam" winner, 84
Budge was injured Dec. 14 in northeastern Pennsylvania when he apparently lost control of the car he was driving and it went off the road.
Budge had a complete game built around a whiplash backhand, which still is considered the best ever.
In addition to David Budge, he was survived by his second wife, Loriel Budge, and another son, Jeffrey Budge, an investment counselor in Boston.
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 BUDGE - Definition
{Budge}, n.] A kind of fur prepared from lambskin dressed with the wool on; -- used formerly as an edging and ornament, esp.
{Budge bachelor}, one of a company of men clothed in long gowns lined with budge, who formerly accompanied the lord mayor of London in his inaugural procession.
{Budge barrel} (Mil.), a small copper-hooped barrel with only one head, the other end being closed by a piece of leather, which is drawn together with strings like a purse.
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 The Day Room   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
It is Budge, engaged in his daily round of tai chi, the ancient Chinese discipline of exercise and meditation.
Budge: There's a whole thrilling layer of politeness, especially in the last few seconds before takeoff, on a transoceanic flight, at sunset, with a crew of sixteen, twenty-four.
Budge: In other words, some of it is yours, pumped out of your body, only to return in purified form.
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 CBS News | Tennis Great Budge Dies | January 26, 2000 21:55:15
Don Budge, who swept all four major tennis tournaments in 1938 to become the sport's first "Grand Slam" winner, died Wednesday of cardiac arrest.
Budge was injured in a car accident in northeastern Pennsylvania on Dec. 14 when he lost control and drove off the road.
Budge received the James E. Sullivan Trophy as the nation's outstanding amateur athlete in 1937 and was The Associated Press athlete of the year in 1938.
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 National Review: The Lively ghosts of Wimbledon - 1937 Davis Cup match between Germany's Baron Gottfried von Cramm and ...
After all, he and the American Don Budge were about to leave the locker room and walk out to Wimbledon's Centre Court to play the fifth and deciding Davis Cup match, Germany versus the United States (the winning team was expected to defeat the British, the defending champions).
Don Budge was as American as Cramm was German.
Budge recalls that at 9 that night "I was shocked because there were still thousands of people clustered together all over the stadium.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1282/is_n13_v48/ai_18459820   (1652 words)

  
 CNN/SI - Tennis - Tennis great Don Budge injured in car accident - Wednesday December 15, 1999 04:18 PM
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) -- Don Budge, the first player to win the tennis Grand Slam, was in critical condition for a second day after his car struck a tree in the Pocono Mountains on Tuesday.
Budge, 84, broke his leg and might have internal injuries.
Budge was The Associated Press athlete of the year in 1938.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /tennis/news/1999/12/14/budge_accident_ap   (263 words)

  
 Former BYU civil engineering professor honored   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Budge participated in several activities with students including a competition where students create a concrete canoe and steel bridges as well as various service projects.
Budge also donated time and effort to get high school students involved with and excited about engineering, visiting local high schools to test balsa wood bridges built by high school students.
Budge taught at BYU for 35 years before retiring in July.
www.byu.edu /prototype/news/releases/archive99/Oct/engineer.htm   (234 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Don Budge
Budge, Don (1915-2000), American tennis player, whose all-around game made him the leading player in his sport in the late 1930s.
After losing memorable battles in several major tournaments against British star Fred Perry in 1936, Budge became the world’s best amateur the following year, after Perry turned professional.
Budge won Wimbledon and the U.S. Open in 1937, but perhaps his biggest triumph of the year came in a Davis Cup match against Germany’s Gottfried von Cramm.
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 languagehat.com: BUDGE/VERSE.
Budging was the word in the 1970s in Vancouver, BC.
Budging in line (the action and the usage) was common in my childhood, Minneapolis suburbs, 1980s-1990s.
I always thought that the 'budge' thing was a false politesse substitute for 'butt' used at schools that have universal proscriptions against 'bad words'.
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 Search Results for "Budge"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
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 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Budge Don   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Budge, Don (1915-2000), American tennis player, who in 1938 became the first player to achieve a tennis grand slam.
Don (river) (ancient, Tanais), river of Russia, about 1,963 km (1,220 mi) long.
Don (horse), breed of horse, the traditional cavalry horse of the Russian Cossacks of the area around the river Don.
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 Budge, Don --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Budge was active in sports as a boy but was not particularly interested in tennis.
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 Don Budge Tennis Player
Don Budge and Newsfax Tennis Remembering Don Budge, a neighbor and a mentor who exemplified the sportsmandship and best values on court and off court.
Don Budge - was given by the Pike Tennis Association and the Don Budge Tennis Grand Slam - Don Budge Grand Slam Banquet honoring tennis Hall of Famer Don Budge, -
Don Budge: Information From Answers.com Budge, Don (John Donald Budge), 19152000, American tennis player, b.
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 Budge, Don --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
In the late 1930s U.S. tennis player Don Budge was the most dominant force in his sport.
John Donald Budge was born on June 13, 1915, in Oakland, Calif. More interested in football and baseball than tennis as a boy, he was eventually…
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 Don Budge Interview
By Mike Zwerin PARIS, 17 February 2000 - Don Budge, the legenday tennis-man who died recently at the age of 84, built his style on a combination of Ellsworth Vines's power and taking the ball early while it was still rising, like Fred Perry.
Budge spent an entire winter working on it; "It seemed so innovative at the time.
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 NPR : Don Budge Obit
All Things Considered, January 27, 2000 ·; Noah talks with Steve Flink, a tennis correspondent, and author of "The Greatest Tennis Matches of the 20th Century," about Don Budge, who died last night at the age of 84.
Budge was the first player to win the Grand Slam in 1938.
Budge is also remembered for his 1937 victory over Germany's star player, Baron Gottfried Von Cramm, during one of the most exciting Davis Cup matches.
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