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post #16 of (permalink) Old Mar 11th, 2006, 05:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Rollo
Well let's rack up what we have for starters-I'm a sucker for stats!

The dreaded Double-B
(Bold indicates winning the event)
1983 Wimbledon Qualifying R64: Graf d. Heidi Narborough 6-0 6-0

1984 Family Circle Cup Qualifying R32: Graf d. Yvona Brzakova 6-0 6-0

1987 Virginia Slims of Florida R16: Graf d. Sara Gomer 6-0 6-0

1987 Wimbledon R64: Graf d. Tine Scheuer-Larsen 6-0 6-0

1987 Virginia Slims of Los Angeles R16: Graf d. Pascale Paradis-Mangon 6-0 6-0

1988 French Open F: Graf d. Natalia Zvereva 6-0 6-0

1988 Wimbledon R128: Graf d. Hu Na 6-0 6-0

1988 Citizen Cup QF: Graf d. Raffaella Reggi 6-0 6-0

1989 Australian Open R64: Graf d. Rene Simpson 6-0 6-0

1989 Virginia Slims of Washington R16: Graf d. Carling Bassett Seguso 6-0 6-0

1989 German Open R16: Graf d. Niege Dias 6-0 6-0

1989 Virginia Slims of San Diego R32: Graf d. Rene Simpson 6-0 6-0

1989 Virginia Slims of San Diego QF: Graf d. Claudia Kohde-Kilsch 6-0 6-0

1989 United Jersey Bank Classic R32: Graf d. Kim Kessaris 6-0 6-0

1989 Midlands Bank Classic R32: Graf d. Laura Garrone 6-0 6-0

1991 US Open R64: Graf d. Catherine Mothes 6-0 6-0

1992 Virginia Slims of Chicago R16: Graf d. Rika Hiraki 6-0 6-0

1992 Federation Cup QF: Graf d. Katarzyna Nowak 6-0 6-0

1993 Wimbledon R128: Graf d. Kirrily Sharpe 6-0 6-0

1993 Wimbledon R32: Graf d. Helen Kelesi 6-0 6-0

1994 Evert Cup R16: Graf d. Tracy Austin 6-0 6-0

1994 Citizen Cup R32: Graf d. Silke Frankl 6-0 6-0

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)

"A couple of years ago, we nicknamed Steffi Graf's forehand 'Jaws'. And that music would go perfectly when she starts running in to the net, swarming on that little ball." (JoAnne Russell, during the 1988 Wimbledon final between Graf and Navratilova)
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