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BigForehand 09-11-2012 09:29 PM

All top 4 got a slam this year. Ever happened before???
 
So each of the top 4 players took a slam this year

1 Federer -Wimby
2 Djokovic - AO
3 Murray - USO
4 Nadal - RG

Pretty interesting, is it good for tennis? I'd have preferred Murray to retire slamless but I guess it made for an interesting situation. Has this ever happened before?

RF20Lennon 09-11-2012 09:30 PM

Probably wouldve at some point! Ask Mustard he would know!

powerangle 09-11-2012 09:54 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by BigForehand (Post 6893945)
So each of the top 4 players took a slam this year

1 Federer -Wimby
2 Djokovic - AO
3 Murray - USO
4 Nadal - RG

Pretty interesting, is it good for tennis? I'd have preferred Murray to retire slamless but I guess it made for an interesting situation. Has this ever happened before?

Yes, in 2003.

AO - Agassi
RG - Ferrero
Wimby - Federer
USO - Roddick

The YE rankings that year were 1) Roddick 2) Federer 3) Ferrero 4) Agassi

egn 09-11-2012 09:55 PM

rankings work............NO WAY

Jack Romeo 09-11-2012 10:04 PM

also happened in 1991, i believe:

1. edberg - us open
2. courier - french open
3. becker - australian open
4 stich - wimbledon

Jack Romeo 09-11-2012 10:07 PM

kinda interesting that since 1990, it happened twice on the men's side but only once on the women's:

1998
1. davenport - us open
2. hingis - australian open
3. novotna - wimbledon
4. sanchez-vicario - french open

christo 09-11-2012 10:12 PM

JCF seems out of place

powerangle 09-11-2012 10:13 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Jack Romeo (Post 6893995)
kinda interesting that since 1990, it happened twice on the men's side but only once on the women's:

1998
1. davenport - us open
2. hingis - australian open
3. novotna - wimbledon
4. sanchez-vicario - french open

It has happened three times on the men's side since 1990: 1991, 2003, 2012.

Jack Romeo 09-11-2012 10:30 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by christo (Post 6893999)
JCF seems out of place

why? in 2003 he was french open champion and us open runner up. he won some masters series events too. he was ranked no.1 for a few weeks that year. at that time, people thought he'd be part of a three-way rivalry with federer and roddick. they thought he'd be the clay king, while roddick would get most of his results on grass and hard, with federer winning frequently enough on all surfaces to keep things interesting. he had a good head-to-head record against federer at that point, even beating him indoors that year.


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