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  FOX Sports on MSN - TENNIS -
"For such a small country, having two Grand Slam champions in half a year is an incredible achievement," Djokovic said Saturday.
That ended a stretch of 11 Grand Slam tournaments won by either Federer or Nadal.
The competition between the women is obvious: Ivanovic has a 6-1 record against Jankovic, who is 0-4 in Grand Slam semifinals.
msn.foxsports.com /tennis/story/8269062/Serbs-aim-to-extend-Grand-Slam-streak?CMP=OTC-K9B140813162&ATT=199   (871 words)

  
 Smashtennis | Grand Slam Quiz | Welkom
Van 14 februari tot en met 20 november 2006 loopt de spectaculaire Smashtennis Grand Slam Quiz waarbij je kunt voorspellen wie de aangegeven mannen- en vrouwentoernooien (ATP, WTA en ITF) wint en de finale haalt.
Achttien weken heb je de kans je kennis van tennis te testen en aantrekkelijke weekprijzen te winnen.
Schrijf jezelf daarom gratis in voor de Smashtennis Grand Slam Quiz en kijk van welke twee toernooien je de winnaars en finalisten dient te voorspellen.
www.grandslamquiz.nl   (292 words)

  
 Grand Slam Stringers
Tennis professionals, like any other business owners, need to focus on the fundamentals of their business in order to truly "own" their business.
Bob founded and operated Player's Choice Tennis, a tennis specialty store selected as the Retail Store of the Year by RSi Magazine in 2004 and was also selected to the "Top Ten" retail specialty stores in 2004 by the Tennis Industry Association.
Grant has served as the official stringer for the U.S. Men's Davis Cup team, was RSi's stringer of the year in 2006, and also worked as the personal stringer to Andy Roddick during the 2003- 2004 ATP seasons.
www.grandslamstringers.com   (3408 words)

  
  Tennis Grand Slam Tournaments
The Golden Slam, or Golden Grand Slam, is winning all four Grand Slam tournaments, as well as the Gold medal in tennis at the Summer Olympics, in the same calendar year.
The "Australian Open" tennis tournament, held annually in the last fortnight of January, is the first of the world's four major tournaments which together constitute the Grand Slam.
The United States Open tennis tournament, commonly refered to as the U.S. Open (or as simply the Open in the U.S. only), is the fourth and final event of the Grand Slam tennis tournaments.
www.whereincity.com /tennis/grand-slam.php   (1915 words)

  
  Grand Slam (tennis) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The expression Grand Slam, initially used to describe the winning of the tennis major events, was later incorporated by other sports, notably golf, to describe a similar accomplishment.
Bud Collins sarcastically called her accomplishment the "Grand Snap" because he did not believe that she had won a true Grand Slam and because Playtex was the sponsor of the $1 million bonus.
The Golden Slam, or Golden Grand Slam, is winning all four Grand Slam tournaments, as well as the Gold medal in tennis at the Summer Olympics, in the same calendar year.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Grand_Slam_in_tennis   (1411 words)

  
 Grand Slam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Grand slam (baseball), a home run with the bases loaded.
Grand Slam of golf, winning The Masters, U.S. Open, The Open Championship (British Open), and the PGA Championship in one year
The "grand slam" distinction was labeled in 1985, and discontinued after 2004, when the Ferko lawsuit forced NASCAR to discontinue the Southern 500, and the Grand Slam.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Grand_Slam   (337 words)

  
 Tennis - Stories from Australia's Culture and Recreation Portal
Tennis is taught to children from an early age, in schools and at private clubs and clinics.
The ultimate in the career of a tennis professional is to win 'The Grand Slam' which is all four Grand Slam events in a calendar year.
With a record 62 Grand Slam titles she is one of the most successful tennis players ever, and one of only three to have acheived a 'boxed set' of Grand Slam titles - that is, she won every possible title (singles, same-sex doubles, and mixed doubles) from each Grand Slam event.
www.cultureandrecreation.gov.au /articles/tennis   (1081 words)

  
 Nadal ruins Federer's grand slam dream - Boston.com
Rafael Nadal ripped Roger Federer's grand slam dream apart at the seams on Sunday and the world number one had only himself to blame.
Federer's quest to win that elusive claycourt grand slam goes on thanks to one of the worst displays of his career.
It was Federer's first defeat in eight grand slam finals and his status as the world best player is now under serious threat from Nadal.
www.boston.com /sports/other_sports/tennis/articles/2006/06/11/nadal_ruins_federers_grand_slam_dream   (748 words)

  
 TennisNet.org - Grand Slams
The Grand Slams are the four most prestigious competitions in tennis.
To win all four events in one calendar year is known as completing the 'Grand Slam'.
Andre Agassi is the last player to have won a career Grand Slam (all 4 titles but in different years).
www.tennisnet.org /grandslams   (210 words)

  
 BBC SPORT | Golf | Woods tipped to clinch Grand Slam
Geoff Ogilvy has tipped Tiger Woods to win a Grand Slam of all four majors in a calendar year after finishing second to him at the Target World Challenge.
World number one Woods completed the so-called "Tiger Slam" when he won four straight majors between the 2000 US Open and 2001 Masters.
He became the first player to hold all four professional major titles at the same time, though he has not yet achieved the so-called grand slam and won all in the same year.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport2/hi/golf/6189267.stm   (344 words)

  
 Grand Slam Tennis
Crawford failed to achieve the Grand Slam that year as he lost in the US Championships final to Fred Perry.
The expression Grand Slam, initially used to describe the winning of the tennis major events, was later incorporated by other sports, notably golf, to describe a similar accomplishment.
Though the term "Grand Slam" was originally restricted to the winning of all four tournaments in the same calendar year, the International Tennis Federation declared the official term as a player holding all four titles simultaneously, regardless of the calendar year.
www.managames.com /grand-slam_en/grand-slam.html   (305 words)

  
 Grand Slam Sports - Tennis   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Grand Slam Sports is a unique corporation that offers entertaining programs for any business or social group looking for an unforgettable tennis adventure.
It is a thrill to play tennis with or against one of the Grand Slam Sports' Legends.
Grand Slam Sports has become a clearinghouse for tennis professionals, and we can secure the services of players including Rod Laver, Ilie Nastase, Kathy Rinaldi, Tom Gullikson, Luke and Murphy Jensen, John Newcombe, Virginia Wade, Ann Grossman, and many others.
www.grandslamsports.cc /about_us.html   (429 words)

  
 Tennis | Australian Open | French Open | Wimbledon Open | US Open - Jazzportsbook - Jazzcasino and Sportsbook
Tennis is now an Olympic sport that is played at all levels of society and by all ages in many countries around the world.
The Australian Open tennis tournament, now held annually in the last fortnight of January, but formerly held in December in many years, is chronologically the first of the world's four major tournaments which together constitute the Grand Slam.
Tennis has a long history (deriving from the 'jeu de paume'), but its establishment as the modern sport can be dated to two separate roots.
www.jazzsports.com /tennis-odds-grand-slam-events/tennis-odds-events.php   (667 words)

  
 Grand Slam (tennis) at AllExperts
The term Grand Slam was first used in 1933, by the American journalist John Kieran.
Though the term was originally restricted to the winning of all four tournaments in the same calendar year, the International Tennis Federation declared the official term as a player holding all four titles simultaneously, regardless of the calendar year.
Bud Collins sarcastically called her accomplishment the "Grand Snap" because he did not believe that she had won a true Grand Slam and because Playtex was the sponsor of the $1 million bonus.
en.allexperts.com /e/g/gr/grand_slam_(tennis).htm   (1365 words)

  
 Tennis Grand Slam
If you were to ask yourself which tennis Grand Slam tournament you would like to win, chances are that Wimbledon would be your first choice.
For complete histories of the four greatest tennis tournaments in the world, you'll find what you need at Wimbledon - the premier tennis Grand Slam, The US Open, The French Open and The Australian Open.
For a comprehensive list of Grand Slam results, records, and statistics, including round of 16 results onwards at all four Grand Slam tournaments since 1968 (the year tennis went professional), you'll find what you're looking for at Tennis Grand Slams - A History of Results, Records and Statistics (link coming soon).
www.expert-tennis-tips.com /tennis-grand-slam.html   (206 words)

  
 GrandSlamJam - powered by TennisOnline.com
This unique event, only in Austin, is an opportunity for Central Texans to see tennis players of such high caliber strut their stuff on the court and is also an opportunity to support a great cause.
The Grand Slam Jam Foundation will donate their proceeds to benefit the Hope Foundation, a cancer research organization based in San Antonio, Texas.
Jim Courier, host of The Gibson Guitar Grand Slam Jam Tennis Shootout, is an accomplished tennis pro whose career highlights include: winning 4 Grand Slams, 2 French Open titles, 2 Australian Open titles, reaching the finals & quarterfinals at Wimbledon, & finals at the U.S. Open.
www.tennisonline.com /grandslamjam   (456 words)

  
 Grand Slam Tennis Store Privacy Policy
Grand Slam Tennis Store does not sell, rent, loan, trade, lease or otherwise transfer any personal information collected on our website or over the phone, including forms or e-mail lists, to any third party.
Grand Slam Tennis Store maintains e-mail lists, but only of those individuals that have specifically opted to receive updates and other information from Grand Slam Tennis Store.
If you wish to completely delete any personal information you submitted to Grand Slam Tennis Store, you may do so by contacting us at info@grandslamtennisstore.com.
www.grandslamtennisstore.com /privacy-policy.php   (407 words)

  
 Grand Slam Tennis Events - Australian Open Tennis Odds - Australian Open Odds 2006
The Australian Open tennis tournament is one of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments.
Traditionally, accomplishing a slam is to win all four majors in a calendar year; recently tennis fans have adopted the shorthand of referring to each of the four parts of the Slam (Australian, French, Wimbledon and US Opens) as a slam in itself.
On the women's side, Steffi Graf was the last woman to win a Grand Slam in 1988, and she also won the Olympic Gold in Seoul in the same year, making it a Golden Slam.
www.jazzsports.com /tennis-odds-grand-slam-events/australian-open-tennis-odds/australian-open-tennis.php   (531 words)

  
 Tennis Resorts Online: Grand Slam Tennis Tours Inc.
This tennis-tour company packages to the four Grand Slam tournaments as well as to the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships, the Pacific Life Open in Indian Wells, the Italian Open, Monte Carlo, the Nasdaq-100, the Tennis Masters Cup, the WTA Tour Championships, and some Davis Cup events.
Andrew and his colleagues go out of their way to make the trip a wonderful experience about the tennis - great seats, lots of tennis enthusiasm, and good insight to the players and the action.
What I like most is that Andrew and his crew of tennis pros take good care of you and handle all the details.
www.tennisresortsonline.com /trofiles/NewResorts.cfm?ResortID=275   (502 words)

  
 history tennis - history tennis wimbledon - game history tennis - grand history slam tennis
Tennis of one kind or another was played in France as far back as the twelfth century.
It was not until the late nineteenth century that the game, in a somewhat different form, began to take on popularity in Britain with the advent of lawn tennis.
In Australia by the 1930s tennis became that nation's most popular recreational sport and Australia went on to dominate tennis like no nation ever has, or most likely ever will.
www.smashsportsbetting.com /history   (619 words)

  
 Grand Slam Tennis
There was some lecturing, but mostly a lot of video action BJK serving the ball, or BJK running across the court to catch a ball with her forehand, or running the other way to catch it with her backhand, stuff like that.
When a real tennis racket hits the ball, you get a smushy-sharp "plock" as the ball compresses and rebounds, plus a little bit of a twang when the strings in the racket oscilate like a guitar string (but much shorter, because the cross-weave damps it quickly).
Think about it for a minute: real tennis players have spent five and ten years -- essentially all their childhood and early adult years swinging hard objects held in their hand at a flying round object, making the connection, and learning how to control where that ball flies off to.
www.ittybittycomputers.com /Essays/Tennis.html   (2257 words)

  
 Grand Slam   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Grand Slam is capable of throwing a slice, kick, twist and flat serve either right-handed or left-handed.
Additionally, the Grand Slam can be programmed to shoot 8 different shots at 8 different angles.
If you take a lesson or clinic with the Grand Slam, your pro will be standing right next to you providing you with feedback and making corrections.
www.glencreektennis.com /grandslam.htm   (191 words)

  
 BrazosSports > Tennis
Top-seeded Kristen Rafael of Grand Prairie rolled into the quarterfinal round of the Girls 18 division at the Texas Summer Grand Slam with a 6-1, 6-0 victory over Sara Byrne of Friendswood.
Their father, Doug Davis, played collegiate tennis at West Texas State, where he was coached by former A&M coach David Kent and was a teammate of current A&M women's coach Bobby Kleinecke.
David Levitt of Wichita Falls played the last two Grand Slams in his hometown, but he wasn't too upset about the tournament being moved to Bryan-College Station.
www.brazossports.com /stories/060606/tennis_20060606051.php   (492 words)

  
 The US Open 2005 - Grand Slam Tennis - Official Site by IBM - History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Grand Slams are made up of the four major tennis tournaments: The Championships, Wimbledon, The French Open, The US Open and The Australian Open.
The term 'Grand Slam' originated from Don Budge's achievement of winning the French Open, Wimbledon, the US Open and the Australian Open in 1938.
The Tennis Masters Cup, initiated in November 2000, is co-owned by the Grand Slams, the ITF and the ATP.
2005.usopen.org /en_US/about/history/worldtennis.html   (410 words)

  
 Landon School - Summer Programs / Tennis and Mini-Tennis with Grand Slam
Grand Slam strengthens children’s physical coordination, socialization and, most importantly, their self-esteem.
Participants need to bring their own tennis rackets and should come dressed in unrestrictive, cool clothing and appropriate footwear.
Scaled-down tennis rackets are provided for use during the lessons.
www.landon.net /home/content.asp?id=898   (170 words)

  
 Grand Slam tennis that's out of this world - BizTech - Technology - smh.com.au
IBM, which provides the IT services and technology backbone for Tennis Australia's Grand Slam tournament, has built a three dimensional facsimile of the Melbourne Tennis Centre complex inside a virtual world called Second Life.
As well, the shop links customers through to Tennis Australia's e-commerce internet site where products like t-shirts can be purchased for real money for use in the real world.
On a tour of the facility conducted by Mr Kasell and three of his IBM colleagues via their Second Life avatar - we saw a complex that was constructed with almost pedantic attention to detail.
www.smh.com.au /news/biztech/grand-slam-tennis-thats-out-of-this-world/2007/01/12/1168105128562.html   (1025 words)

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