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Which slam has the most fluke winners in the open era?

My vote would go to ...damn thought this would be easy, but it's got to be a toss up between A.O. and the French.

Majoli, Myskina, (French)

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Which slam has the most fluke winners in the open era?

My vote would go to ...damn thought this would be easy, but it's got to be a toss up between A.O. and the French.

Majoli, Myskina, (French)


This is not to say the players didn't play great tennis to either make the final, and or win, but.....

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"And for the best of the teen-agers who followed her, and who occasionally referred to her as over the hill, Graf had a ready answer: against top-ranked Martina Hingis, Graf wound up 7-2. Graf's stirring 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 throttling of Hingis at the French Open final this June was perhaps the most emphatic parting shot the game has ever seen. "


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i think you can win maybe one or two matches by luck but not 7
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There is no such thing as a "fluke" win at any Grand Slam tournament.
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i think you can win maybe one or two matches by luck but not 7
A seven winning match streak being a fluke is a bit of a stretch indeed!!!
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you all are taking this all too literally...fluke as in very unexpected, and or most probably will never happen again .

DAMN!


Like Jelena Dokic or Alex Stevenson making Wimbledon semis.

"Hatred is the coward's revenge for being intimidated" - George Bernard Shaw




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you all are taking this all too literally...fluke as in very unexpected, and or most probably will never happen again .

DAMN!
then change the title of the thread !!!

using the word "unexpected" would make it more interesting or pertinent!!!!
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then change the title of the thread !!!

using the word "unexpected" would make it more interesting or pertinent!!!!
not worth it....some of you all need to loosen up...have a salad or something!

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"And for the best of the teen-agers who followed her, and who occasionally referred to her as over the hill, Graf had a ready answer: against top-ranked Martina Hingis, Graf wound up 7-2. Graf's stirring 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 throttling of Hingis at the French Open final this June was perhaps the most emphatic parting shot the game has ever seen. "


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not worth it....some of you all need to loosen up...have a salad or something!
if you say so!
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probably the french open has had the most surprising winners........i mean i can remember everyone saying last year that myskina was going to be the first seeded player to lose (and she almost did to molik in rd. 1)!
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I'd have to say the French, for sure! That Martina Hingis NEVER won it is a fluke of its own!

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