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Old 12-27-2012, 08:47 PM   #53
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Sampras won half his Wimbledon's off pigeons.

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Originally Posted by veroniquem View Post
Easiest slam draws (for winners) in open era:

1- Sampras: Wimbledon 2000: highest ranked opponent: # 21
2- Sampras: Wimbledon 1997: # 18
3- Sampras: Wimbledon 1998: # 17
4- Agassi: AO 2003: # 16
5- Wilander: AO 1984: # 15/ 21
6- Agassi: AO 2001: # 15/18
7- Kafelnikov: AO 1999: 13
8- Lendl: RG 1986: 12
9- Johansson: AO 2002: 11/ 23
10- Wilander: RG 1988: 11/ 14
11- Lendl: AO 1989: 11/ 13
12- Edberg: AO 1987: 9/ 24
13- Ferrero: RG 2003: 9/ 20
14- Courier: RG 1992: 8
15- Nadal: RG 2010: 7/ 21
16- Sampras: USO 1993: 7/ 14
17- Costa: RG 2002: 7/ 11
18- Hewitt: USO 2001: 7/ 10
19- Federer: W 2003: 6/ 12/ 45
20- Federer: W 2009: 6/ 12/ 32
21- Muster: RG 1995: 6/ 9
22- Federer: AO 2006: 5/ 25
23- Sampras: AO 1997: 5/ 13
24- Federer: RG 2009: 5/ 10

And this is a complete list of the slams won without having to play a top 4 player. Enjoy! (Notice that Nadal has 1, Djoko 0 and Fed 4. Sampras has 5, Agassi: 2. )
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