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Venus Forever
Jan 26th, 2003, 12:53 AM
6-4 7-5 Navratilova / Paes

GREAT JOB MARTINA AND LEANDER!!

:bounce: :worship: :bounce: :worship: :bounce: :worship: :bounce:

ßcoene
Jan 26th, 2003, 12:54 AM
Congratulations, now she has 167 singles titles and 168 doubles titles. :bounce:

CJ07
Jan 26th, 2003, 12:56 AM
YES!!!

Congrats on the "Martina Slam"

:bounce:
She is clearly the best ever, and they didnt drop a set! (right?)

mkatan
Jan 26th, 2003, 12:56 AM
Wow!! She's the greatest EVER!!

Philip
Jan 26th, 2003, 12:56 AM
congrats martina on winning her 1st ever mix doubles title at the australian open :D

mn73
Jan 26th, 2003, 12:56 AM
Also she is the first ever to win singles, doubles and mixed doubles at ALL FOUR SLAMS!!!

How close is Serena to equalling this - just a couple of mixed away isn't she?

mn73
Jan 26th, 2003, 12:58 AM
Just checked - Serena needs Australian Open and French Open mixed titles to equal Martina's historic record.

mn73
Jan 26th, 2003, 12:59 AM
Couldn't resist my 1,000th post - sorry!!! :)

tennischick
Jan 26th, 2003, 12:59 AM
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Caz
Jan 26th, 2003, 01:10 AM
Congrats. to Martina and Leander!! How incredible is Martina?!?

Crazy Canuck
Jan 26th, 2003, 01:30 AM
YAY Dinosaurs :D

ColinB
Jan 26th, 2003, 01:40 AM
It was great to watch - Channel 7 showed most of th ematch here in Aus... Martina's smile at the end of the match made my day!!! She was so nervous and shaky towards the end I was biting my teeth - but Danillidou was even worse - Her serve was terrible with countless double faults... But great win for the Champions. She promised to come back here next year and said that her and Leander would play Mixed at all 4 Grand Slams this year...

raquel
Jan 26th, 2003, 02:08 AM
:bounce: Martina!! What a legend!

Cybelle Darkholme
Jan 26th, 2003, 02:38 AM
martina is the best female player of all time! No one comes close to what she has done on the court!

Vincent
Jan 26th, 2003, 03:20 AM
INCREDIBLE!

england_rules
Jan 26th, 2003, 03:38 AM
She's amazing!

~ The Leopard ~
Jan 26th, 2003, 03:59 AM
Originally posted by Rebecca
YAY Dinosaurs :D

Indeed, and what a great achievement for Martina N! :bounce:

ttaM
Jan 26th, 2003, 04:03 AM
:worship: TO THE GREATEST EVER! :worship:

:devil:

Mark43
Jan 26th, 2003, 04:27 AM
Fantabulous!!!

irma
Jan 26th, 2003, 04:39 AM
:worship: :worship: :worship:

many have laughed her out when she made a comeback and she proved us all wrong

(I think paes deserves a little credit too though;))

Volcana
Jan 26th, 2003, 04:48 AM
Martina/Leander vs Steffi/Andre at RG?

Brian Stewart
Jan 26th, 2003, 06:32 AM
The legend keeps on growing! Congrats, Martina! She also becomes the oldest ever slam champion, beating the prior record by 1 month! And she has now won slam titles in 4 different decades! :eek:

She joins the very exclusive group of Margaret Court and Doris Hart to have accomplished this complete collection. I wonder if Serena will shoot for it if she were told?

galadriel
Jan 26th, 2003, 12:39 PM
Congratulations to Martina and Leander :bounce: :bounce:

Cilla
Jan 26th, 2003, 12:39 PM
Well Done Leander & Martina! :D What a remarkable achievement :)

fleemke³
Jan 26th, 2003, 01:00 PM
Lol Paes was born in 1973 .. and thats the year when Martina won her first GS :o:D

Super Matina :worship:

saki
Jan 26th, 2003, 02:24 PM
Wooohoooo! Made my day!

Experimentee
Jan 26th, 2003, 02:30 PM
Congratulations! At Martinas age it is an incredible acheivement! And she played really well too, only she got nervous at the end, understably. She really is the greatest ever!

jayakris
Jan 26th, 2003, 02:51 PM
dinosaurS ? why plural? Hey, poor Leander is only 29 and is not a dinosaur yet, guys! .. He is younger than the singles champion out there. Now there is a champion dinosaur, if you need one! :)

Leander's post game comments: "I grew up, my whole childhood, watching Martina play, create history winning those many Wimbledon titles. I never thought I'd be on the same side of the net as her .. Her zest for life, her passion for the game is mind-boggling. I'm going to be 30 this year and I felt I was getting old. Martina has kind of rejuvenated my spirit for the game. I'm very thankful for that."

Martina's comment when she heard Leander say the above - "Wow, that's the nicest thing I heard all day, all week!" .. She also said, "The spirit goes both ways. Leander makes it fun to be on the court with, spiritually and of course tennis-wise. We both know how to play doubles, and that's what really makes it fun. I'm there where I should be and he's there where he should be, playing the right shots. It's sort of tennis the way it should be played. That's the most fun part of it all .. She continued, "I thought we had a chance. You know, you need luck. I think my lucky thing was running into Leander, intercepting him on the way to the referee's office"

Good stuff!

Jay

Bероника
Jan 26th, 2003, 03:47 PM
Amazing!Unbelievable!!!
Martina the Great is the best ever.Congrats!!!!!

BB
Jan 26th, 2003, 07:22 PM
*hat off* she is the greatest ever wow I'm so amazed by her win! she is 46! OMG! and sooo fit! well one old girl :p

MarcusRock
Jan 26th, 2003, 09:11 PM
Has there ever been anyone this good, this long? The greatest ever in my opinion. 167 singles titles, 167 doubles titles. :worship:

treufreund
Jan 26th, 2003, 10:05 PM
So happy. :bounce: I really think Martina is such an amazing player beyond words. :D

Lisbeth
Jan 27th, 2003, 10:42 PM
What a legend!

Celeste
Jan 27th, 2003, 11:18 PM
What a great win for Martina, and to capture the one title she didn't have, is great for her! I hope Czechfan saw it on TV, or even in person! Maybe this will spurn her on to play in Australia next year so her fans can see her again.