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View Poll Results: Which do you think are the most impressive to achieve?
Finishing Year End #1 12 11.65%
Defending A Grand Slam Title 26 25.24%
Winning Consecutive Grand Slams (ex. AO-FO WM-US) 51 49.51%
Winning a Grand Slam as a Teenager 31 30.10%
Making 4 Consecutive slam finals (ex. WM-US-AO-FO) 24 23.30%
Achieving Doubles # 1 Ranking 5 4.85%
Winning a Grand Slam without losing a Set 14 13.59%
Achieving Career Grand Slam 62 60.19%
Collecting 1 Grand Slam title 4X or more 46 44.66%
Other- Please Specify 6 5.83%
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post #31 of 69 (permalink) Old Jul 26th, 2013, 05:13 PM
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Re: Most Impressive Tennis Accomplishment(s)

Another thing missed off is winning a slam title and Miami, that sets your Serena's, Venus', Vika's, Steffi's, Martina's from you Pova's, Stosur's and Bartoli's.
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I think it's an accomplishment when you can win a slam and retain a waist.

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Winning Rome and Madrid

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I think defending a slam is the most impressive as it shows that your victory at the tournament was more than just a one off fluke.
Can we call fluke 4 diferent times?

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Faking an injury timeout then admitting it and not being fined is also up there.

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Can we call fluke 4 diferent times?
Yes.

I'd take 2 hard-earned Australian Opens where I didn't cheat and showed off my beautiful waist over a career slam any day.

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Well, the poll results definitely reflect the largest fanbases on the forum, the Williams sisters and Sharapova

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Boxed Set Grand Slam, obviously. That is, winning the AO, FO, W, and USO in singles, doubles and mixed doubles. Second most impressive accomplishment would be winning the Bogota Slam, followed by winning the Baku slam.
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Boxed Set Grand Slam, obviously. That is, winning the AO, FO, W, and USO in singles, doubles and mixed doubles. Second most impressive accomplishment would be winning the Bogota Slam, followed by winning the Baku slam.
No one has ever won both Baku AND Bogota - obviously the hardest to do

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lol at this thread, wat was the idea behind placing 'Winning Consecutive Grand Slams (ex. AO-FO WM-US)' and 'Making 4 Consecutive slam finals (ex. WM-US-AO-FO)' in competition...
Yea i thought that wasnt well thought of.

I thought Navratilovas complete set of Singles/Doubles/Mix is an amazing feat.

No one on Mens Tour has done it so far. I think...
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Winning Wimbledon. The world knows about Wimbledon - Wimbledon is tennis. The rest is meh.
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Steffi's Golden Slam in 1988.

To win a career grand slam is impressive. To win a grand slam in a calendar year is insane. But to win the grand slam AND the Olympic gold is legendary. It takes incredible consistency, ability to stay healthy and a bit of luck. I don't think we'll ever see such an accomplishment again.
And weak competition. I guess that's included in luck.
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Faking an injury timeout then admitting it and not being fined is also up there.
What about watching your opponent break her ankle and rather than doing the human thing and rushing to see if she's ok carry on shadow playing and practicing your serves while her career crumbles before everyone's eyes, surely thats up there two?
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