New concept: The Anti-Grand Slam

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The Anti-Slam winner is the player in a draw who loses to EVERYONE.
That is, he loses in 1R to a player who loses in 2R, whose conqueror loses in 3R, and so on until the 6th successive winner loses in the final.
(It's actually a complete ranking system for all players, nicely explained here: Wooden Spoon Lists)

What's interesting is that there is only ONE such "ultimate loser" in each draw, however big. For example, it can count for Slams.
The Mathistopheles website shows the anti-slam winners from 2000 through French Open 2015.



The Mikero page shows the winners all the way back to Open Era inception.
Notice Rusedski & Lapentti in there 3 times (Greg "defending" his anti-USO slam in 1995), Gonzales twice, and even Safin (!) at USO 2004.
Rusedski, Johansson, Lappenti & Lacko closest to the Career Wooden Spoon.

Who will be the first one ever? The nice thing is you're never too old to make it!

UPDATE : Here's an updated page with all WS winners
 
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Tenez!

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PS Missing men are Bellucci at Wimby 2015 and Dolgopolov at USO 2015. Poor Dog. Guess it's comeuppance for his outbursts.
 
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jm1980

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I like the concept of the wooden spoon. Djokovic has no wooden spoons in his career while Fed and Nadal have three. Murray has one.

Further proof Djokovic is the GOAT :D

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Aussie Darcy

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Not a new concept. Posted about this a few weeks ago, the wooden spoon has been around for years. But still cool
 
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What if the guy you lose to wins in the next round? I don't understand lol

Edit: Sorry I get it, there has to be 1 and only 1 in every draw no matter the size.
 

Tenez!

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I like the concept of the wooden spoon. Djokovic has no wooden spoons in his career while Fed and Nadal have three. Murray has one.

Further proof Djokovic is the GOAT :D
It's really out of the players hands beyond losing in 1R. How many times has that happened to Djokovic? In the slams it's twice: Safin in AO 2005 and Goldstein in AO 2006.

The Masters will take some more time to check out, as there can be byes.

EDIT: In 2010 Miami it was very nearly Djokovic, but Roddick surprisingly beat Nadal in the semis.

EDIT 2: In Paris 2007 it was even closer, Nalbandian failing to beat Nadal in the final would have secured it for Novak.

Poor Djokovic, this wooden spoon is proving to be as elusive as the French Open.
 
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