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supermann
Aug 4th, 2006, 04:02 AM
Women's Tennis:

Margaret Court 7 consecutive Australian singles titles.
Suzanne Lenglen 5 consecutive Wimbledon singles titles.
Martina Navratilova 6 consecutive Wimbledon singles titles.
Martina Navratilova 5 consecutive WTA Tour Championship titles.
Helen Wills Moody 7 consecutive years ranked #1.
Martina Navratilova 5 consecutive years ranked #1.
Martina Navratilova 5 consecutive years WTA Player of the Year.


Secondary:

Martina Navratilova 6 consecutive years winning the Chicago event.

Men's Tennis:

Roy Emerson 5 consecutive Australian singles titles.
Willie Renshaw 6 consecutive Wimbledon singles titles.
Laurie Doherty 5 consecutive Wimbledon singles titles.
Richard Sears 7 consecutive U.S. singles titles.
Bill Larned 5 consecutive U.S. singles titles.
Bill Tilden 6 consecutive U.S. singles titles.
Bill Tilden 6 consecutive years ranked #1 in the world.
Pete Sampras 6 consecutive years ranked #1 in the world.
Jimmy Connors 5 consecutive years ranked #1 in the world.
Pete Sampras 6 consecutive years ATP Player of the Year.



AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS




Australian Championships (MEN'S SINGLES)

Roy Emerson won the Australian National Championships 5 years in a row in the years 1963 through 1967.


Australian Championships (WOMEN'S SINGLES)

Margaret Court won the Australian National Championships 7 years in a row from 1960 through 1966.




WIMBLEDON CHAMPIONSHIPS




Wimbledon Championships (MEN'S SINGLES)

Willie Renshaw won Wimbledon 6 years in a row from 1881 through 1886.

Laurie Doherty won Wimbledon 5 years in a row from 1902 through 1906.


Wimbledon Championships (WOMEN'S SINGLES)

Suzanne Lenglen won Wimbledon 5 years in a row from 1919 through 1923.

Martina Navratilova won Wimbledon 6 years in a row from 1982 through 1987.



UNITED STATES CHAMPIONSHIPS




U.S. Championships (MEN'S SINGLES)

Richard Sears won the U.S. Championships 7 years in a row from 1881 through 1887.

Bill Larned won the U.S. Championships 5 years in a row from 1907 through 1911.

Bill Tilden won the U.S. Championships 6 years in a row from 1920 through 1925.





TOUR CHAMPIONSHIPS



WTA Tour Championships (WOMEN'S SINGLES)

Martina Navratilova won the WTA Tour Championships 5 times in a row from 1981 through 1986 - and then again for a 5th consecutive time later again in 1986.




YEARS RANKED #1 IN MEN'S TENNIS



Bill Tilden was ranked #1 for 6 years in a row in the years 1920-1925.

Pete Sampras was ranked #1 for 6 years in a row in the years 1993-1998.

Jimmy Connors was ranked #1 for 5 years in a row in the years 1974-1978.




YEARS RANKED #1 IN WOMEN'S TENNIS



Helen Wills Moody was ranked #1 for 7 consecutive years between 1927-1933.

Martina Navratilova is the only player in WTA history to rank #1 for 5 consecutive years between 1983-1987.




ATP PLAYER OF THE YEAR



Pete Sampras was ATP Tour Player of the Year in 6 consecutive years between 1993 and 1998.




WTA PLAYER OF THE YEAR



Martina Navratilova was WTA Tour Player of the Year in 5 consecutive years between 1982 and 1986.





Bonus: doubles wins of 5 consecutive years or more



AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS




Australian Championships (MEN'S DOUBLES)

Adrian Quist and Jack Bromwich won the Austrlaian National Championship doubles 8 years in a row that it was played 1938-1940 and then 1946-1950 after the event was not held during World War II in the years 1941-1945 (Quist won the men's doubles at this event 2 more years before this in 1936 and 1937 with Don Turnbull).

Australian Championships (WOMEN'S DOUBLES)

Thelma Coyne and Nancye Wynne won the Australian National Championships 5 years in a row from 1936 through 1940.

Martina Navratilova and Pam Shriver won the women's doubles of the Australian Open in 7 consecutive meetings of this event between the years 1982 and 1989.




WIMBLEDON CHAMPIONSHIPS




Wimbledon Championships (MEN'S DOUBLES)

Reggie Doherty and Laurie Doherty won the men's doubles at Wimbledon 5 years in a row from 1897 through 1901.

Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde won the men's doubles at Wimbledon 5 years in a row from 1993 through 1997.


Wimbledon Championships (WOMEN'S DOUBLES)

Suzanne Lenglen and Elizabeth Ryan won the women's doubles at Wimbledon 5 years in a row from 1919 through 1923.




UNITED STATES CHAMPIONSHIPS




U.S. Championships (WOMEN'S DOUBLES)

Louise Brough / Margaret Osborne won the U.S. Championships in women's doubles 9 years in a row from 1942 through 1950.





TOUR CHAMPIONSHIPS



ATP Tour Championships (MEN'S DOUBLES)

John McEnroe / Peter Fleming won the ATP Tour Championships in doubles 7 years in a row from 1979 through 1985.


WTA Tour Championships (WOMEN'S SINGLES)

Martina Navratilova / Pam Shriver won the WTA Tour Championships 5 times in a row from 1982 through 1986 - and then again for a 5th consecutive time later again in 1986.





WTA TOUR DOUBLES TEAM OF THE YEAR



Martina Navratilova / Pam Shriver were named the WTA Doubles Team of the Year 9 consecutive years between 1981 and 1989. (Navratilova was also named the WTA Tour Doubles team of the year in 1977 with Betty Stove and in 1978 and 1979 with Billie Jean King).

supermann
Aug 4th, 2006, 12:00 PM
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