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MrSerenaWilliams
Jul 13th, 2008, 08:36 AM
Which players (active and retired) have reached the semifinals of all 4 majors?

(I'm going to update the second post with all of the names of players as they are added)

MrSerenaWilliams
Jul 13th, 2008, 08:36 AM
Reached All 4 Grand Slam Semifinals (...or better)

Jennifer Capriati (reached 2 finals [AO, RG] won 2)
Margaret Court (won all 4)
Kim Clijsters (reached 3 finals [AO, RG, US], won 1[US])
Lindsay Davenport (reached 3 finals [AO, W, US], won 3)
Chris Evert (won all 4)
Steffi Graf (won all 4)
Evonne Goolagong (reached all 4 finals, won 3 [AO, RG, W])
Mary Joe Fernandez (reached 2 finals [AO, FO])
Justine Henin (reached all 4 finals, won 3[AO, RG, US])
Martina Hingis (reached all 4 finals, won 3 [AO, W, US])
Billie Jean King (won all 4)
Hana Mandlikova (reached all 4 finals, won 3 [AO, RG, US])
Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario (reached all 4 finals, won 2 [RG, US])
Monica Seles (reached all 4 finals, won 3 [AO, RG, US])
Maria Sharapova (reached 3 finals [AO, W, US], won 3)
Martina Navratilova (won all 4)
Jana Novotna (reached 2 finals [AO, RG], won 1 [W])
Conchita Martinez (reached 3 finals [AO, RG, W], won 1 [W])
Gabriela Sabatini (reached 2 finals [W, US], won 1 [US])
Serena Williams (won all 4)
Venus Williams (reached all 4 finals, won 2 [W, US])

Reached 3 Semifinals (or better)

Kimiko Date (AO, RG, W)
Elena Dementieva (RG, W, US, reached 2 finals [RG, US])
Zina Garrison (AO, W, US, reached 1 final [W])
Ana Ivanovic (AO, RG, W, reached 2 finals [AO, RG], won 1 [RG])
Jelena Jankovic (AO, RG, US)
Amelie Mauresmo (AO, W, US, reached 2 finals [AO, W], won 2)
Mary Pierce (AO, RG, US, reached 3 finals, won 2[AO, RG])
Pam Shriver (AO, W, US, reached 1 final [US])
Helena Sukova (AO, RG, US, reached 2 finals [AO, US]

Adal
Jul 13th, 2008, 08:38 AM
Maria Sharapova

santhuruu
Jul 13th, 2008, 08:38 AM
Venus Williams, Lindsay Davenport too I think

~{X}~
Jul 13th, 2008, 08:38 AM
Venus Williams
Maria Sharpova

geoepee
Jul 13th, 2008, 08:51 AM
Mary Pierce is still active, as she's going to play in the Olympics. Add her to the list for 3.

Adal
Jul 13th, 2008, 08:53 AM
Reached SF in 4:
Justine Henin (finals of all/won 3)
Kim Clijsters (Finals of 3/won1)

MrSerenaWilliams
Jul 13th, 2008, 08:56 AM
I initially said active, but I think the list is small, so I'm going to add retired players too.

Adal
Jul 13th, 2008, 09:00 AM
I initially said active, but I think the list is small, so I'm going to add retired player too.
Yeah, I think you should. Especially freshly-retired players :drool:

Shvedbarilescu
Jul 13th, 2008, 09:39 AM
Just a few names that come off the top of my head here......

Four Semis

Hana Mandlikova
Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario
Mary Joe Fernandez
Gabriela Sabatini
Jana Novotna
Martina Hingis
Conchita Martinez

Three Semis

Kimiko Date (active)
Helena Sukova
Zina Garrison
Pam Shriver

I'm sure there are quite a few others too particularly from the 70's.

mckyle.
Jul 13th, 2008, 09:41 AM
Semifinal is misspelled, jsyk

InsideOut.
Jul 13th, 2008, 10:03 AM
No one mentioned Monica Seles????!!!!! :eek:

Shvedbarilescu
Jul 13th, 2008, 10:08 AM
No one mentioned Monica Seles????!!!!! :eek:

I would have but I assumed she had already been mentioned. Ooops. :o

MrSerenaWilliams
Jul 13th, 2008, 10:09 AM
Semifinal is misspelled, jsyk

:dead: :lol:

that's what you get when you start thread 2 hours after you should have been in bed :lol:

MrSerenaWilliams
Jul 13th, 2008, 10:09 AM
No one mentioned Monica Seles????!!!!! :eek:

:scratch: that one chick from Dancing With The Stars :scratch:

She played tennis :confused:

tennisvideos
Jul 13th, 2008, 10:14 AM
There's 3 Aussies that I know made all 4 Semis:

Margaret Court (won all 4)
Evonne Goolagong
Lesley Turner

AcesHigh
Jul 13th, 2008, 10:26 AM
Have we forgotten Jennifer Capriati so soon?

Zehri98
Jul 13th, 2008, 11:02 AM
Reached All 4 Grand Slam Semifinals (...or better)
Margaret Court (won all 4)
Kim Clijsters (reached 3 finals [AO, RG, US], won 1[US])
Lindsay Davenport (reached 3 finals [AO, W, US], won 3)
Chris Evert (won all 4)
Steffi Graf (won all 4)
Mary Joe Fernandez (reached 2 finals [AO, FO])
Justine Henin (reached all 4 finals, won 3[AO, RG, US])
Martina Hingis (reached all 4 finals, won 3 [AO, RG, US])
Billie Jean King (won all 4)
Hana Mandlikova (reached all 4 finals, won 3 [AO, RG, US])
Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario (reached all 4 finals, won 2 [RG, US])
Monica Seles (reached all 4 finals, won 3 [AO, RG, US])
Maria Sharapova (reached 3 finals [AO, W, US], won 3)
Martina Navratilova (won all 4)
Jana Novotna (reached 2 finals [AO, RG], won 1 [W])
Conchita Martinez (reached 3 finals [AO, RG, W], won 1 [W])
Gabriela Sabatini (reached 2 finals [W, US], won 1 [US])
Serena Williams (won all 4)
Venus Williams (reached all 4 finals, won 2 [W, US])

Reached 3 Semifinals (or better)
Kimiko Date (AO, RG, W)
Elena Dementieva (RG, W, US, reached 2 finals [RG, US])
Zina Garrison (AO, W, US, reached 1 final [W])
Ana Ivanovic (AO, RG, W, reached 2 finals [AO, RG], won 1 [RG])
Jelena Jankovic (AO, RG, US)
Amelie Mauresmo (AO, W, US, reached 2 finals [AO, W], won 2)
Mary Pierce (AO, RG, US, reached 3 finals, won 2[AO, RG])Pam Shriver (AO, W, US, reached 1 final [US])
Helena Sukova (AO, RG, US, reached 2 finals [AO, US]

Actually Mary Pierce is undefeated in 6 semi-finals and as such has reached 6 GS finals. AO - 95 & 97, FO - 94, 00, 05 and USO - 05

Blu€
Jul 13th, 2008, 11:11 AM
Hingis won Wimbledon not RG :bigcry:

mckyle.
Jul 13th, 2008, 11:13 AM
Actually Mary Pierce is undefeated in 6 semi-finals and as such has reached 6 GS finals. AO - 95 & 97, FO - 94, 00, 05 and USO - 05

What the OP means is that she had reached the final at three of the four grand slams ;)

Sharapowerr
Jul 13th, 2008, 01:28 PM
Maria Sharapova also Reached RG SF 2007 ..

The Kaz
Jul 13th, 2008, 03:23 PM
Clijsters never reached the Wimble final ;)

MrSerenaWilliams
Jul 13th, 2008, 04:29 PM
Have we forgotten Jennifer Capriati so soon?

I didn't include players that I didn't like :unsure:

:lol:, damnit :lol:

Dave.
Jul 13th, 2008, 04:31 PM
Why does nobody like Jen? :sad:

MrSerenaWilliams
Jul 13th, 2008, 04:31 PM
There's 3 Aussies that I know made all 4 Semis:

Margaret Court (won all 4)
Evonne Goolagong
Lesley Turner

Lesley wasn't Open Era, so I didn't include her, but :eek: that's awesome that you knew that right off of the bat :bowdown:

Why does nobody like Jen? :sad:

Because she beat Serena at 3 majors :mad::smash:



I was just kidding :lol:


I actually wish she'd come back :sad: