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Little Miss Awesome: Tracy Austin's Home



Sources:
A decent online biography may be found on wikipedia at:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tracy_Austin (hint to wiki page-Tracy's highest ranking was #1!)


Books:
Beyond Center Court, by Tracy Austin. (This is Tracy's autobiography)


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Austin related threads in the Blast include:

Does Tracy Austin Belong in the of Fame?
Does Tracy Austin belong in the Hall of Fame?

How Good Was Tracy Austin on Clay?
How good was Tracy Austin on clay?

The Much Maligned Miss Tracy Austin (Hot thread for December!!!!)
The much-maligned Miss Tracy Austin


1979-1981 Tracy Austin Was the Best
1979 to 1981: Tracy Austin was the best.

Weight of Expectations-by Tracy Austin
Weight of Expectations by Tracy Austin


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The Wunderkind: Jennifer Capriati's Palace



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A quick overview over Jennifer Capriati's career with more links to literature sources are on the Wikipedia Site and also on the Official Website Of Jennifer Capriati


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Other Threads about Jennifer in the Blast section aka Jenn's Den are:

One Upon A Time - A Chat-Thread with fellow Capriati fans

Jennifer In The Media - Articles, pictures and news regarding the former Number 1 player

Post Your Favourite Picture Of Jen - Share with other Jen fans the most beautiful memories

Jenny Avatars - For the fans a beautiful collection of avatars which can be used on this site!

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Margaret Court Arena



Sources:

An online biography may be found on wikipedia at:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_Court

Victory Life Centre (Margaret Court's church)
http://www.victorylifecentre.com.au/

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Books::

* The Margaret Smith Story by Margaret Smith (1965)
* Court on Court, A Life In Tennis by Margaret Smith Court (1975)
* A Winning Faith by Margaret Court (1993)

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Margaret Court related threads in the Blast include:

Margaret Court's Full Title Haul
Margaret Court's Full Title Haul

Margaret Court's Record
Margaret Court's record

Margaret Court Regrets Saying Muslim....
Margaret Court regrets saying Muslims were bearing children on a production line

Margaret Court's Serve
Margaret Court's Serve

Margaret Smith Court (Records and Stats)
Margaret Smith Court

The Court-Riggs Fiasco
the court-riggs fiasco!

Words of Wisdom From Margaret Court
Words of Wisdom from Margaret Court

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60s/70s: Evonne Goolagong .. Francoise Durr .. Chris Evert .. Margaret Court .. Nancy Richey .. Maria Bueno .. Billie-Jean King .. Lesley Turner .. Virginia Wade .. Ken Rosewall .. Rod Laver .. Bjorn Borg ..
Entertainers: .. Diana Ross .. Dionne Warwick .. Shirley Bassey .. Randy Crawford .. Burt Bacharach .. ABBA .. Woody Allen .. Maggie Smith .. Gena Rowlands .. Judy Davis .. Heath Ledger .. Little Britain ..
Inspiration: .. Jeshua Ben Josepth .. Conversations with God .. Abraham with Esther & Jerry Hicks .. P'taah ..

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The Francoise Durr Patisserie



Sources:

An online biography may be found on wikipedia at:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francoise_Durr

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Books:

* Doubles Strategy, by Francoise Durr and various players eg. Stove, Richey etc. (1978

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Francoise Durr related threads in the Blast include:

The Unothodox Francoise Durr Picture Thread
The unorthodox Francoise Durr picture thread

Where is Francoise Durr Browning?
Where is Francoise Durr Browning?

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60s/70s: Evonne Goolagong .. Francoise Durr .. Chris Evert .. Margaret Court .. Nancy Richey .. Maria Bueno .. Billie-Jean King .. Lesley Turner .. Virginia Wade .. Ken Rosewall .. Rod Laver .. Bjorn Borg ..
Entertainers: .. Diana Ross .. Dionne Warwick .. Shirley Bassey .. Randy Crawford .. Burt Bacharach .. ABBA .. Woody Allen .. Maggie Smith .. Gena Rowlands .. Judy Davis .. Heath Ledger .. Little Britain ..
Inspiration: .. Jeshua Ben Josepth .. Conversations with God .. Abraham with Esther & Jerry Hicks .. P'taah ..

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The Pretty Ribbons Ice Palace of Chris Evert



Sources:
Chrissie's official playing career website:
http://chrisevert.net

Chrissie's official facebook page:
http://www.facebook.com/chrissieever....2963749621..1

Interview with Steve Flink about the career of Chris Evert: "20 Questions"
http://chrisevert.net/flink.html

and lastly a decent online biography may be found on wikipedia at:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Evert

Books:
Chrissie! by Chris Evert with Neil Amdur (This is Chrissie's autobiography)

The Rivals : Chris Evert vs. Martina Navratilova:Their Epic Duels and Extraordinary Friendship by Johnette Howard

Lloyd on Lloyd by Chris Evert & John Lloyd

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Evert related threads in the Blast include:

Chris Evert Thread
Chris Evert Thread

Chris Evert: Unjustifiably overlooked as the greatest ever! (most complete informational thread on chrissie's place in history)
Chris Evert: Unjustifiably overlooked as the greatest ever!

Evert's winning percentage on clay
Evert's winning percentage on clay

Evert-Navratilova:Sports Greatest Rivalry
Evert-Navratilova:Sports Greatest Rivalry

Loudmouth Gadusek says, "I will beat Chris Evert"...prior to being promptly bageled. (just..... because you should know)
Loudmouth Gadusek says, "I will beat Chris Evert"...prior to being promptly bageled.

The Tracy Austin - Chris Evert rivalry : eyewitness accounts needed!!
The Tracy Austin - Chris Evert rivalry : eyewitness accounts needed!!

Chris Evert vs. Chris Evert-Lloyd (1970s chris strengths vs 1980s chris strengths)
Chris Evert vs. Chris Evert-Lloyd

Chris's WINNING streaks against Martina (Good discussions about tennis' greatest rivalry.)
Chris's WINNING streaks against Martina

1976: The Ev and Chrissie Show (chris evert & evonne goolagong rivalry - more interesting than navratilova?)
1976: The Ev and Chrissie Show

Today vs. Yesteryears (not directly about chris but the era she played in and represented to some extent; a funny & insightful thread)
Today vs. Yesteryears

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Do not disturb : Steffi Graf admiration base




Sources:

Wiki bio : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steffi_Graf

WTA profile :
http://www.sonyericssonwtatour.com/p...f_2257889_2718


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Web:

Official website : http://steffi-graf.net/en/

Official FaceBook page : Facebook.com/OfficialSteffiGraf

Official Foundation website : Chancen für eine bessere Zukunft - Children for Tomorrow


Looking back at a Legend (WTA official website, links inside) : http://www.sonyericssonwtatour.com/n...256076_2010101

Steffi Graf Tribute (Fan site) :
http://sgtribute.blogspot.com


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Other (interesting) Threads about Steffi in the BFTP and GM:

Steffi Graf Admiration Thread (NEW ! vol. 3)
Steffi Graf Admiration Thread Vol 3

Steffi Graf Admiration Thread (vol. 2)
Steffi Graf Admiration Thread Vol 2 - TennisForum.com

Steffi Graf Admiration Thread (vol. 1)
Steffi Graf Admiration Thread - TennisForum.com

Steffi Graf - The Wimbledon of Tennis :
Steffi Graf - The Wimbledon of Tennis - TennisForum.com

Steffi Graf pictures thread :
Steffi Graf pictures thread - TennisForum.com

Steffi Graf videos thread :
Steffi Graf Videos Thread - TennisForum.com

If Steffi Graf played until now(2009)?
If Steffi Graf played until now(2009)? - TennisForum.com

Steffi Graf - ESPN SportsCentury
Steffi Graf - ESPN SportsCentury - TennisForum.com

Steffi Andre Interview Monday May 11th BBC
Steffi Andre Interview Monday May 11th BBC - TennisForum.com

GRAF's Greatest Wins ???
GRAF's Greatest Wins??? - TennisForum.com

Twenty-Years Ago? A Golden Slam For Steffi
Twenty-Years Ago? A Golden Slam For Steffi - TennisForum.com

Gaby vs. Steffi: the Graf-Sabatini Rivalry
Gaby vs. Steffi: the Graf-Sabatini Rivalry Thread - TennisForum.com

Others' tributes to Steffi Graf!
Others' tributes to Steffi Graf! - TennisForum.com

Do you think Steffi Graf should make a comeback??
Do you think Steffi Graf should make a comeback?? - Page 2 - TennisForum.com

Did Martina avoid playing Steffi 1987-94 ?
Did Martina avoid playing Steffi 1987-94 ? - Page 3 - TennisForum.com

How was Steffi Graf career in early 90s,
if she had no dad scandal in 1990 ?

How was Steffi Graf career in early 90s,if she had no dad scandal in 1990 ? - TennisForum.com

Happy Birthday :¤: Steffi Graf :¤:
Happy Birthday :¤: Steffi Graf :¤: - TennisForum.com

The quote thread (not only Steffi, but funny thread imo)
The Quote Thread - TennisForum.com


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More :

If words don't mean a lot to you (like Steffi), here is a little action to discover her :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdmQyr1juQo
THANX Jessyka for this wonderful video. Have a look at her youtube channel.

THANX Seleçao82 & Rollo for their help


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Marti Party - Home of Martina Hingis


Sources
Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martina_Hingis
Sony Ericsson WTA page - http://www.sonyericssonwtatour.com/p...s_2257889_3491

Websites
http://forum2.hingis.org/forums/

Hingis related links in Blast From The Past include

Martian Register Thread
New Martian register thread! (just get your butts in here!)

Martina Picture Thread
Marti HQ pic thread, post all the HQ pics of her here.

Favourite Martina match
Favourite Martina match

Greatness of Martina
The greatness of Martina

Bouncing thread for Martina
Bouncing thread for Martina!

Adidas Martina v Sergio Tacchini Martina
adidas Martina v Sergio Tacchini Martina!!!!!!!!!!!!

Martian family topic
The Martian family topic !

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Anna Maniacs - Home of Anna Kournikova

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The Goddess-Suzanne Lenglen





Lenglen-Wills (about the titanic clash at Cannes in 1926)
Lenglen versus Wills

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Martina Navratilova

Centre Court
Home base of the Evergreen Empress, Martina Navratilova




Martina's Official Website: (currently under construction)
http://www.martinanavratilova.com/


A wikipedia entry on Martina:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martina_Navratilova

Comprehensive website: (includes Career Results)
http://navratilova.tripod.com/



Blast Links
Martina Navratilova Admiration Thread
Martina Navratilova Admiration Thread

Martina Remembers Her 9th Win
Martina remembers her nine wins (TENNIS article)

Martina was Alone at Top
Martina was alone on top-by Larry Schwartz


Martina's Grand Slam Singles Results 1974-1993
Martina's Grand Slam single results 1973-1994

Martina's 167 Singles Titles
Martina's 167 Single Titles

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Re: Home of Tennis Greats

The Divine Argentine: Gaby Sabatini's Home



Sources:

Wikipedia//

http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gabriela_Sabatini

Hall of Fame's profile//

http://www.tennisfame.com/hall-of-fa...riela-sabatini

WTA's profile//

http://www.sonyericssonwtatour.com/p...i_2257889_7179

Official site:

http://www.gabrielasabatini.net/index2.htm

Youtube sources:

Gaby's famous topspin backhand//

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XN2P5L41CbM

The between the legs shot(Sabatweeny)//

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKyrbsoIDUk

(Thanks to SpencerCarlos)

Threads from Blast from the past:

The Gabriela Sabatini thread//

The Gabriela Sabatini Thread!

Who was the better player: Gabriela Sabatini or Jana Novotna?//

Who was the better player: Gabriela Sabatini or Jana Novotna?.

Sabatini critics unfair//

Sabatini critics unfair

Gaby vs. Steffi: the Graf-Sabatini Rivalry Thread//

Gaby vs. Steffi: the Graf-Sabatini Rivalry Thread

The Gabriela Sabatini and Jana Novotna are Evil Cows from Hell Thread//

The Gabriela Sabatini and Jana Novotna are Evil Cows from Hell Thread.

Rank Sabatini, Novotna, Capriati, Mauresmo, Martinez, Kuz., Clijsters, and Pierce//

Rank Sabatini, Novotna, Capriati, Mauresmo, Martinez, Kuz., Clijsters, and Pierce

General Forum:

Vote in this hot poll The COAT player: Sabatini or Sharapova?//

http://www.tennisforum.com/showthrea...6#post18357226

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The Comeback Queen - Monica Seles




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Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monica_Seles


Hall of Fame: http://www.tennisfame.com/famer.aspx...867&hof_id=249


SEWTA: http://www.sonyericssonwtatour.com/p...s_2257889_7354


Fan sites


Monica Seles Site! by Ronny & James
www.monicaselessite.com


Monica Seles @ monica-seles.com
www.monica-seles.com


Fred's Monica Seles Video Clips
http://pagesperso-orange.fr/fred-olivier/


Monica's BFTP threads


Houston 1989: Seles d. Evert 3-6, 6-1, 6-4
Houston 1989: Seles d. Evert 3-6, 6-1, 6-4


Seles-Graf, 1993-Stabbing.
Seles-Graf, 1993-Stabbing.


The ONE! The ONLY - Monica Seles Thread
The ONE! The ONLY - Monica Seles Thread


Come in Monica Maniacs!
Come in Monica Maniacs!


Monica, her father, and the Seles family history
Monica, her father, and the Seles family history


The Steffi and Monica are Evil Cows From Hell Thread.
The Steffi and Monica are Evil Cows From Hell Thread.


Seles and Navratilova : A Tale of Two Women
Seles and Navratilova : A Tale of Two Women


Big, Bad Seles Prevails and Navratilova Cries 'Wolf'
Big, Bad Seles Prevails and Navratilova Cries 'Wolf'


Monica Seles
Monica Seles


J.Wertheim, Moments that changed the game
J.Wertheim, Moments that changed the game


Monica Seles' New Book (April 2009)
Monica Seles' New Book (April 2009)


Seles Calls Time On Tennis Career
Seles Calls Time On Tennis Career


Monica Seles Photo Tribute
http://www.wtaworld.com/showthread.php?t=196236


Seles Exhibition and Doubles results
http://www.wtaworld.com/showthread.php?t=135085


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Miss Poker Face-Helen Wills Moody's Home








Wikipedia article
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helen_Wills_Moody


Lenglen-Wills (about the titanic clash at Cannes in 1926)
Lenglen versus Wills

Great video of Helen Wills, Clark Gable, and Carole Lombard (from 1937)
Great video: Helen Wills, Clark Gable, Carole Lombard and others

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