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Re: Question : Players who have won a grand slam without losing a set ?

Very interesting indeed thank you very much for the time to research this for all of us!

This interests me the most:
1972: Billie-Jean King
1983: Martina Navratilova
1988: Steffi Graf (The Golden Slam Year)
1997: Martina Hingis
2002: Serena Williams
2007: Justine Henin

Would Chris Evert be there if we included the non-Open Era? That looks like a list of the very best :P hehe!

Martina Hingis Princess of the WTA!
43 Singles Titles 37 Doubles Titles 1 Mixed Doubles Title
Singles: TI-17 TII-15 TIII-4 Doubles: TI-13 TII-13; 26 S-RUP 14 D-RUP
5 Singles Grandslams, 9 Doubles Grandslam, 1 Mixed Grandslam
2x Single, 2x Double WTA Tour Championships Winner (2 S-RUP)
209 weeks at no.1 (4th place, max consecutive: 80&73), 3x no.1 year ender
No.1 both in singles & doubles for 35 weeks. (1 of 5)
Calendar Doubles Grandslam Winner (1 of 4)/Rank 4 or higher - 6 straight yrs

Chris Evert Queen of the WTA!
18 Singles Grandslams (record 7 French) 16 Singles Grandslams Runner-up
157 Singles Titles, 7x no.1 year ender (never ranked lower than 4 in career: 18 yrs)
0.9 win ratio, 90% SF or better, 125 match win streak on clay
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