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nick66
Jun 17th, 2006, 06:52 AM
People talk about who had the best year of tennis, maybe Graf in 1988 was the most commonly referred to.

But who has had the best month in tennis? Who was it? When was it? What did they achieve?

Mightymirza
Jun 17th, 2006, 07:06 AM
Justine on clay last yr..It hardly ever gets better than that impeccable record...

mboyle
Jun 17th, 2006, 07:42 AM
Anyone who won Roland Garros and Wimbledon in the same year.

jochem
Jun 17th, 2006, 09:30 AM
Kim winning IW and Miami!!!

azmad_88
Jun 17th, 2006, 09:37 AM
Anyone who won Roland Garros and Wimbledon in the same year.

very few players can do that

the ones i can remember

Serena( the most recent )
Graff( four times)
M.Navratilova (twice)


i cant remember anyone else...maybe u guys can add

Marcus1979
Jun 17th, 2006, 10:02 AM
players to win Roland Garros and WImbledon in same year

Serena Williams: 2002
Steffi Graf: 1988, 1993, 1995, 1996
Martina Navratilova: 1982, 1984
Chris Evert: 1974

azmad_88
Jun 17th, 2006, 10:15 AM
players to win Roland Garros and WImbledon in same year

Serena Williams: 2002
Steffi Graf: 1988, 1993, 1995, 1996
Martina Navratilova: 1982, 1984
Chris Evert: 1974

4 legends there

schris
Jun 17th, 2006, 10:21 AM
very few players can do that

the ones i can remember

Serena( the most recent )
Graff( four times)
M.Navratilova (twice)


i cant remember anyone else...maybe u guys can add

Graf four times :eek: :worship: :worship: :worship: :worship: :worship:

Marcus1979
Jun 17th, 2006, 10:45 AM
there are others I think they are the ones in open era

azmad_88
Jun 17th, 2006, 10:51 AM
at least in women we can think ones that are very recent...

i cant remember any men who won those 2 majors in the same year recently

borg did that before no? i really cant remember

Orion
Jun 17th, 2006, 10:58 AM
Chris Evert, 1974: June 3rd through roughly July 3rd.

Tournaments won: 3. The French Open (didn't drop a set), Eastbourne (dropped one set to Morozova), and Wimbledon (won first match [2nd round] 8-6, 5-7, 11-9, and never dropped a set again).

Match Win-Loss record: 17-0.
Set Win-Loss record: 34-2.
Game Win-Loss record: 224-106.

Mightymirza
Jun 17th, 2006, 11:24 AM
But arent we talking about nest MONTH of tennis??Wimby and RG cant be covered in a month...I think Momos run from Jan was prettty much :eek:

Il Primo!
Jun 17th, 2006, 11:33 AM
Venus in august-september 2000 when she wins both USOpen and OG at Sydney

nick66
Jun 17th, 2006, 04:23 PM
yeh I didn't mean a six-week period but thats ok i guess.
What about maybe Anke Huber in October of I cant remeber what year?

Viktymise
Jun 17th, 2006, 05:03 PM
Venus in august-september 2000 when she wins both USOpen and OG at Sydney
Thats what i was going to say

RJWCapriati
Jun 17th, 2006, 05:05 PM
Probably Seles in any month in 1991 - 1992

SAEKeithSerena
Jun 17th, 2006, 05:12 PM
Serena Williams winning RG and Wimbledon the same year. what an accomplishment, and in very rare company.

Shonami Slam
Jun 17th, 2006, 05:42 PM
stats please... any given former #1 had an amazing month SOMETIME, name some of them...
just for the sake of starting something - Vaidisova in october last year - three titles losing 4 sets along the way.

w/l 15-0
sets 29-4