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Last Time Both Champions Repeated?

This year Justine and Nadal defended their Roland Garros Championship - when was the last time this happened at the slams?



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Graf and Sampras, I assume, at '95 and '96 US Open?




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Serena and Fed nearly did it with Wimbledon 03 and 04 but Serena go too nervous

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Big congrats to both of them!!!

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The last time two champions repeated at a Slam: Sampras and Graf (US Open 1996)
The last time both French Open champions defended their title: Courier and Seles (French Open 1992)

Best left-right combination by a German (and that includes Max Schmeling): Steffi Graf. All she did in 1987 was knock Navratilova out of #1 and try to knock Evert out of the sport. (Mike Lupica in "The Best and Worst of Tennis in 1987", World Tennis)

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