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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Henman, Queens Club final, 1999

    Pete Sampras beat Tim Henman 6-7(1), 6-4, 7-6(4) in the Queens Club final, 1999 on grass It was Sampras' second title at the venue, his first of the year and he would go onto win a then Open Era record 6th Wimbledon soon after Sampras won 125 points, Henman 124 Sampras serve-volleyed off all...
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Hewitt, Queens Club semi-final, 1999

    Pete Sampras beat Lleyton Hewitt 4-6, 6-4, 7-6(4) in the Queens Club semi-final, 1999 on grass Sampras would go onto beat Tim Henman in the final. Hewitt was 18 years old Sampras won 106 points, Hewitt 100 Sampras serve-volleyed off all his serves (Note: I'm missing 2 points - 1 service...
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Ivanisevic, Queens Club quarter-final, 1999

    Pete Sampras beat Goran Ivanisevic 7-5, 6-3 in the Queens Club quarter-final, 1999 on grass The win saw ensured Sampras returning to world number 1 and he would go onto win the title, as well as Wimbledon afterwards Sampras won 74 points, Ivanisevic 67 Both players serve-volleyed off all...
  4. Znak

    Wimbledon grass wear over the ages

    Neat article showing the different wear patterns over different eras (there's more photos I just picked a few):
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    Duel Match Stats/Reports - Connors vs McEnroe, Queens Club finals '82 & '83

    In 1982, Jimmy Connors beat John McEnroe 7-5, 6-3 in the Queens Club final on grass Connors would go onto beat McEnroe in the final of the upcoming Wimbledon also Connors won 68 points, McEnroe 57 Connors serve-volleyed off almost all his first serves and rarely off second. McEnroe...
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    Match Stats/Report - Nadal vs Roddick, Queens Club semi-final, 2008

    Rafael Nadal beat Andy Roddick 7-5, 6-4 in the Queens Club semi-final, 2008 on grass Nadal would go onto beat Novak Djokovic in the final ( and win Wimbledon...
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    Match Stats/Report - Nadal vs Djokovic, Queens Club final, 2008

    Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovic 7-6(6), 7-5 in the final of the Queens Club final, 2008 on grass Nadal would go onto win Wimbledon ( a couple of weeks later Nadal won 88 points...
  8. HetTheGreaterer

    FAA flying under the radar

    FAA has just made Stuttgart atp250 final. Probably the only nextgen guy who can be a grass specialist as well. (Had my hopes on sascha when he made back to back halle finals, but...) I couldn't watch any of his matches so I'd depend upon all of you guys to know about his game elements this week...
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    Match Stats/Report - Becker vs Edberg, Queens final, 1996

    Boris Becker beat Stefan Edberg 6-4, 7-6(3) in the Queens Club final, 1996 on grass The win gave Becker the last of his 4 titles at Queens and this was the last match between the two rivals. The head to head between ended 25-10 in Becker's favour, including 3-0 at this venue - including...
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    Match Stats/Report - Murray vs Federer, Olympic Games final, 2012

    Andy Murray beat Roger Federer 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 in the Olympic Games final 2012, played on grass at Wimbledon It was a repeat of the Wimbledon final a month ago, which Federer had won. Murray would go onto win his first Slam title at the next Slam, and triumph at Wimbledon the following year...
  11. ak24alive

    What is Federer gonna do

    In this post I am gonna ask all the Fed related questions I have been having for the last few days. Now that Roger is on a break for at least 2 months(in case he plays Stuttgart) when is he going to start practicing for the Grass Court season and where?? I know his go-to place is Dubai but not...
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    Match Stats/Report - Becker vs Kriek, Queens final 1985

    Boris Becker beat Johan Kriek 6-2 6-3 in the final of Queens, 1985 on grass It was the first title for Becker, aged 17 at the time and he followed it up a couple of weeks later by winning Wimbledon unseeded Becker serve-volleyed on all his serves - 1st and 2nd Becker won 65 points, Kriek 45...
  13. BlueClayGOAT

    Tennis needs a grass Masters. Or at least a WTF which rotates between surfaces.

    Grass tennis is so exciting because it brings out nuances of touch and finesse you simply don't see on HC. A grass Masters is hence necessary. Cancel one of Paris and Shanghai. As for the WTF, it is a one-of-its-kind event, and hence needs to rotate between surfaces so that the top players can...
  14. ByakuFubuki

    2017 Queen's Semi-Final - [6] Dimitrov vs Lopez

    Shame on me for not creating this Thread earlier. So, this is one of the Matches I was really looking forward to see this week (although I didn't really count on it to be honest). Dimitrov has been a bit of a human roller-coaster this year, while Lopez fell under the radar just to jump out in...