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Doraemon
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:12 PM
As far as I can remember, Steffi's 94 AO victory is the most easily won one. She didn't lose a set and none of the sets went to a tie-breaker if I remember it right. She beat Arantxa losing only two games or so. Kimiko put up a good fight winning a total of 6 games in the semis.
Hingis won the 97 Ao with great ease as well.. I don't know how many games she lost but I'm positive she didn't lose a set either en rout to the title.

AjdeNate!
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:14 PM
Monica's 92 US was very easy too.

R128 Audra Keller (USA) W 6-1 6-0
R64 Lisa Raymond (USA) W 7-5 6-0
R32 Claudia Porwik (GER) W 6-4 6-0
R16 Gigi Fernandez (USA) W 6-1 6-2
QF Patricia Hy-Boulais (CAN) W 6-1 6-2
SF Mary Joe Fernandez (USA) W 6-3 6-2
F Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario (ESP) W 6-3 6-3

jimbo mack
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:14 PM
us open 2001- venus destroyed everyone!!!!!!!!!!

faboozadoo15
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:15 PM
wow... almost forgot how easy she made winning that look...

Doraemon
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:16 PM
Monica's 92 US was very easy too.

R128 Audra Keller (USA) W 6-1 6-0
R64 Lisa Raymond (USA) W 7-5 6-0
R32 Claudia Porwik (GER) W 6-4 6-0
R16 Gigi Fernandez (USA) W 6-1 6-2
QF Patricia Hy-Boulais (CAN) W 6-1 6-2
SF Mary Joe Fernandez (USA) W 6-3 6-2
F Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario (ESP) W 6-3 6-3

Wow, that is a cale walk GS title!
She must have been real dominant then...

AjdeNate!
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:18 PM
Wow, that is a cale walk GS title!
She must have been real dominant then...
Raymond was 2 pts from the first set, and Monica shut her down and never looked back. I don't remember exactly, but I think she was only broken on serve like 2 or 3 times from Porwick to the title. :eek:

jimbo mack
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:21 PM
BUT.......seles was stretched to 7/5 (aus open 92)

venus wasn't even stretched to that!!! (us open 01)

bandabou
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:23 PM
Serenaīs U.S. open in ī02 was VERY easy as well, she lost only twenty-something games!!

Venus in ī01 was easy as Dell too: she never lost more than 5 games!!! in any set!! DANG!

AjdeNate!
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:23 PM
BUT.......seles was stretched to 7/5 (aus open 92)

venus wasn't even stretched to that!!! (us open 01)
True, but Monica only lost 27 total games, Venus 36.

AjdeNate!
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:24 PM
Serena 02 US - lost 29 games.

Roxers
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:24 PM
STEFFI:

Australian Open 1989:
R128 - d. Guse 6-2, 6-1
R64 - d. Simpson 6-0, 6-0
R32 - d. Werdel 6-0, 6-1
R16 - d. Provis(16) 6-4, 6-0
QF - d. Kohde-Kisch(8) 6-2, 6-3
SF - d. Sabatini(3) 6-3, 6-0
FINAL - d. Sukova(5) 6-4, 6-4
-->lost 24 games

Australian Open 1994:
R128 - d. Po 6-1, 2-0, retd.
R64 - d. Provis 6-1, 6-4
R32 - d. Rittner 6-2, 6-4
R16 - d. Testud 6-1, 6-2
QF - d. Davenport(16) 6-3, 6-2
SF - d. Date(10) 6-3, 6-3
FINAL - d. Sanchez-Vicario(2) 6-0, 6-2

bandabou
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:25 PM
Serena has the record for fewest games lost to the title I think. In ī02 it was all 6-1 6-2 for her, save one set against Lindsay where she lost 5 games...she didnīt lose more than 4 games in any set.

jimbo mack
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:26 PM
True, but Monica only lost 27 total games, Venus 36.

True, but level of competition totally different :)

AjdeNate!
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:26 PM
Serena has the record for fewest games lost to the title I think. In ī02 it was all 6-1 6-2 for her, save one set against Lindsay where she lost 5 games...she didnīt lose more than 4 games in any set.
Serena 02 US - lost 29 games.

AjdeNate!
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:26 PM
True, but level of competition totally different :)
True, but she could only beat who she was scheduled to play. ;)

Jericho
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:26 PM
Venus US Open 01'

Dlhopolcova 6-2 6-3
Tu 6-2 6-2
Raymond 6-3 6-4
Testud 6-4 6-0
Clijsters 6-3 6-1
Capriati 6-4 6-2
Serena 6-2 6-4

Doraemon
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:28 PM
Can anyone tell me how many games Hingis lost en route to her '97 AO trophy?

Jericho
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:28 PM
Serena US Open 02'

Morariu 6-2 6-3
safina 6-0 6-1
Dechy 6-1 6-1
Bedanova 6-1 6-1
Hantuchova 6-2 6-2
Davenport 6-3 7-5
Venus 6-4 6-3

AjdeNate!
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:28 PM
Looks like Steffi's 89 Aussie is the most 'dominant' slam so far.

AjdeNate!
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:29 PM
Can anyone tell me how many games Hingis lost en route to her '97 AO trophy?
Australian Open at Melbourne, Australia
January 13, 1997
Surface: Hardcourt
Round Opponent W/L Score
R128 Barbara Rittner (GER) W 6-1 7-5
R64 Lisa Raymond (USA) W 6-4 6-2
R32 Barbara Schett (AUT) W 6-2 6-1
R16 Ruxandra Dragomir Ilie (ROM) W 7-6(6) 6-1
QF Irina Spirlea (ROM) W 7-5 6-2
SF Mary Joe Fernandez (USA) W 6-1 6-3
F Mary Pierce (FRA) W 6-2 6-2

jimbo mack
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:29 PM
so i guess we've established that serena has had the easiest run?
then venus....
followed steffi and monica.....

jimbo mack
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:30 PM
Can anyone print mary pierce's run of australian open 95?

Doraemon
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:30 PM
Australian Open at Melbourne, Australia
January 13, 1997
Surface: Hardcourt
Round Opponent W/L Score
R128 Barbara Rittner (GER) W 6-1 7-5
R64 Lisa Raymond (USA) W 6-4 6-2
R32 Barbara Schett (AUT) W 6-2 6-1
R16 Ruxandra Dragomir Ilie (ROM) W 7-6(6) 6-1
QF Irina Spirlea (ROM) W 7-5 6-2
SF Mary Joe Fernandez (USA) W 6-1 6-3
F Mary Pierce (FRA) W 6-2 6-2

Oh, thanks. I thought she had an easier road.. didn't know she had so many tough sets.. maybe her semifinal and final matches were so easy that I really didn't look at the early round scores..

AjdeNate!
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:31 PM
so i guess we've established that serena has had the easiest run?
then venus....
followed steffi and monica.....
Reversed,

Steffi. 24
Monica. 27
Steffi again. 28
Serena. 29
Venus. 36


I'm sure there's more. It's not 'who' they beat... but how they were beaten.

irma
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:32 PM
Nav us open 83
don't know exactly all the scores but she didn't lose more then 3 games pro set or maybe even pro match

jimbo mack
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:32 PM
So steffi's at the top!!! :woohoo:

irma
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:33 PM
128 W Emilse RAPPONI-LONGO (ARG) 6-1 6-0
64 W Louise ALLEN (USA) 6-2 6-1
32 W Kate GOMPERT (USA) 6-2 6-2
16 W Pilar VASQUEZ (PER) 6-0 6-1
QF W Sylvia HANIKA (GER) 6-0 6-3
SF W Pam SHRIVER (USA) 6-2 6-1
FR W Chris EVERT (USA) 6-1 6-3

AjdeNate!
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:34 PM
Nav us open 83
don't know exactly all the scores but she didn't lose more then 3 games pro set or maybe even pro match
We have a new #1:

Martina Navratilova

U.S. Open at Flushing Meadows, New York, USA
August 29, 1983
Surface: Hardcourt
Round Opponent W/L Score
R128 Emilse Rapponi-Longo (USA) W 6-1 6-0
R64 Louise Allen (USA) W 6-2 6-1
R32 Kate Gompert (USA) W 6-2 6-2
R16 Pilar Vasquez (PER) W 6-0 6-1
QF Sylvia Hanika (GER) W 6-0 6-3
SF Pam Shriver (USA) W 6-2 6-1
F Chris Evert (USA) W 6-1 6-3

Glenn
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:34 PM
so i guess we've established that serena has had the easiest run?
then venus....
followed steffi and monica.....
No, Steffi had the easiest run Aussie Open 89.

jimbo mack
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:35 PM
128 W Emilse RAPPONI-LONGO (ARG) 6-1 6-0
64 W Louise ALLEN (USA) 6-2 6-1
32 W Kate GOMPERT (USA) 6-2 6-2
16 W Pilar VASQUEZ (PER) 6-0 6-1
QF W Sylvia HANIKA (GER) 6-0 6-3
SF W Pam SHRIVER (USA) 6-2 6-1
FR W Chris EVERT (USA) 6-1 6-3

wow!! thats pretty impressive!!!!!

Jericho
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:35 PM
Reversed,

Steffi. 24
Monica. 27
Steffi again. 28
Serena. 29
Venus. 36


I'm sure there's more. It's not 'who' they beat... but how they were beaten.

special mention to Graf and Venus who were never pushed to 7-5 set...maybe we should count games played too, not that it would make a huge difference

Glenn
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:35 PM
Wow@Navratilova... :eek:

AjdeNate!
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:38 PM
special mention to Graf and Venus who were never pushed to 7-5 set...maybe we should count games played too, not that it would make a huge difference
We can do whatever you want to make your favorite #1.... ;)

To me "easily won" is by games. Each match continuall over 7 matches with least games dropped. I'm open to other criteria.

Jericho
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:42 PM
We can do whatever you want to make your favorite #1.... ;)

To me "easily won" is by games. Each match continuall over 7 matches with least games dropped. I'm open to other criteria.

ok calm down, i didnt want to dishonor seles as the greatest, cuz we all know thats a huge crime :rolleyes: ...im just saying what if someone won like 7-6 6-7 7-6 in a round and then blasted through everyone else and someone comfortably went throught their matches but dropped more games...who had the easier time??

Like you said "We can do whatever you want to make your favorite #1.." ;)

AjdeNate!
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:46 PM
I was just being funny. I think winning a slam, no matter how 'easy'... is never really "easy". ;)

Jericho
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:49 PM
Tell that to Martina Nav. only dropping about 3 games per match...thats amazing

MisterQ
Nov 9th, 2003, 04:53 PM
We have a new #1:

Martina Navratilova

U.S. Open at Flushing Meadows, New York, USA
August 29, 1983
Surface: Hardcourt
Round Opponent W/L Score
R128 Emilse Rapponi-Longo (USA) W 6-1 6-0
R64 Louise Allen (USA) W 6-2 6-1
R32 Kate Gompert (USA) W 6-2 6-2
R16 Pilar Vasquez (PER) W 6-0 6-1
QF Sylvia Hanika (GER) W 6-0 6-3
SF Pam Shriver (USA) W 6-2 6-1
F Chris Evert (USA) W 6-1 6-3

WOW!!!
:worship:

UDiTY
Nov 9th, 2003, 05:03 PM
Someone mentioned Mary AO '95:

FArantxa Sanchez-Vicario (ESP) [1] 6-3 6-2
SFConchita Martinez (ESP) [2] 6-3 6-1
QFNatasha Zvereva (BLR) [8] 6-1 6-4
R16Anke Huber (GER) [10] 6-2 6-4
R32Dally Randriantefy (MAD) [Q] 6-3 6-3
R64Elna Reinach (RSA) 6-1 6-2
R128Tina Krizan (SLO) 6-1 6-0

Lost 30 games...

Her win was also noteably easy, really did a good job of beating the top seeds. Even tho there was no Monica or Steffi.

Venus' win in 2001 was special because it really was tough competition that grand slam, with her, Serena, Hingis, Davenport, and Capriati all possible winners. I don't think some of the other easy grand slams had that much competition.

But Martina definitely has the record for most easily won grand slam. :worship:

gmak
Nov 9th, 2003, 05:09 PM
mary's run to the title at the AO 95 was also pretty mipressive and she did beat 4 top10 players!

Australian Open 1995

1R: Pierce def. Krizan (SLO) 6-1 6-0
2R: Pierce def. Reinach (RSA) 6-2 6-1
3R: Pierce def. Randriantefy/Q (MAD) 6-3 6-3:eek:
4R: Pierce def. Huber/10 (GER) 6-2 6-4
QF: Pierce def. Zvereva/8 (BLR) 6-1 6-4
SF: Pierce def. Martinez/2 (SPA) 6-3 6-1
F : Pierce def. SanchezV./1 (SPA) 6-3 6-2

:worship: :worship:

gmak
Nov 9th, 2003, 05:11 PM
well \ /enus beat me to it :p

bandabou
Nov 9th, 2003, 05:47 PM
But you see how easily Venus and Serena won the Open the last two Opens, before this one....and people wanna say Justine didnīt profit from the sistersīs absence or that she would have won it anyways?! 36 and 29 games lost by Venus and Serena, that is DOMINATING!

VivalaSeles
Nov 9th, 2003, 05:53 PM
What about Mary Pierce at Roland Garros 1994 ? I know she was beaten by Arantxa in the final, but I think she was the player who lost few games to reach a FO final.

XaDavK_Kapri
Nov 9th, 2003, 05:57 PM
What about Mary Pierce at Roland Garros 1994 ? I know she was beaten by Arantxa in the final, but I think she was the player who lost few games to reach a FO final.
She lost ten games on the way to the final... :eek:

R128 Nicole Bradtke (AUS) W 6-1 6-0
R64 Maria-Francesca Bentivoglio (ITA) W 6-0 6-1
R32 Lori McNeil (USA) W 6-0 6-0
R16 Amanda Coetzer (RSA) W 6-1 6-1
QF Petra Schwarz-Ritter (AUT) W 6-0 6-2
SF Steffi Graf (GER) W 6-2 6-2
F Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario (ESP) L 4-6 4-6

AjdeNate!
Nov 9th, 2003, 05:58 PM
She lost ten games on the way to the final... :eek:

R128 Nicole Bradtke (AUS) W 6-1 6-0
R64 Maria-Francesca Bentivoglio (ITA) W 6-0 6-1
R32 Lori McNeil (USA) W 6-0 6-0
R16 Amanda Coetzer (RSA) W 6-1 6-1
QF Petra Schwarz-Ritter (AUT) W 6-0 6-2
SF Steffi Graf (GER) W 6-2 6-2
F Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario (ESP) L 4-6 4-6
:eek: :worship: OMG!! I knew she breezed, but that's just incredible!!!

bandabou
Nov 9th, 2003, 05:58 PM
wow...look at what she did to Graf?! DANG! Mary sure has some of those days, remember how she beat Serena 6-2 6-1 on hardcourts.

gmak
Nov 9th, 2003, 05:58 PM
what about lindsay's run at the 1998 Open?

1R: Catalina Cristea [ROM] 6-0 6-2
2R: Lori McNeil [USA] 6-1 6-1
3R: Virginia Ruano Pasqual [SPA] 6-2 6-1
4R: Nathalie Tauziat/10 [FRA] 6-1 6-4
QF: Amanda Coetzer/13 [RSA] 6-0 6-4
SF: Venus Williams/5 [USA] 6-4 6-4
F : Martina Hingis/1 [SUI] 6-3 7-5

gmak
Nov 9th, 2003, 06:06 PM
mary's performance against steffi that day was described by steffi herself as " the best anyone has ever played against me " :eek:

another notable performance though not a slam

Hilton Head 2000

1R: BYE
2R: Gala Leon-Garcia [SPA] 6-1 6-1
3R: Anna Smashnova [ISR] 6-1 6-2
QF: Jelena Dokic [YUG] 6-3 6-1
SF: Monica Seles [USA] 6-1 6-1 :eek:
F : Arantxa SanchezVicario [SPA] 6-1 6-0 :eek:

AjdeNate!
Nov 9th, 2003, 06:07 PM
mary's performance against steffi that day was described by steffi herself as " the best anyone has ever played against me " :eek:

another notable performance though not a slam

Hilton Head 2000

1R: BYE
2R: Gala Leon-Garcia [SPA] 6-1 6-1
3R: Anna Smashnova [ISR] 6-1 6-2
QF: Jelena Dokic [YUG] 6-3 6-1
SF: Monica Seles [USA] 6-1 6-1 :eek:
F : Arantxa SanchezVicario [SPA] 6-1 6-0 :eek:
Probably the *most* impressive tournament ever.

XaDavK_Kapri
Nov 9th, 2003, 06:11 PM
When Mary dominated someone, she DOMINATED! :lol: 6-1 6-1 Seles and 6-1 6-0 Arantxa on CLAY! I think the 6-2 6-2 against Steffi was the year after their matchup in which Steffi beat Mary 6-1 6-0 or something, no ?

XaDavK_Kapri
Nov 9th, 2003, 06:12 PM
When Mary dominated someone, she DOMINATED! :lol: 6-1 6-1 Seles and 6-1 6-0 Arantxa on CLAY! I think the 6-2 6-2 against Steffi was the year after their matchup in which Steffi beat Mary 6-1 6-0 or something, no ?
Also, wasn't it in that same match that Steffi looked at Mary and did a :"boo oo ooh, poor little girl" super sarcastic look with her face ? I always wondered if that did really happen. Does anyone remember ?

bandabou
Nov 9th, 2003, 06:14 PM
mary's performance against steffi that day was described by steffi herself as " the best anyone has ever played against me " :eek:

another notable performance though not a slam

Hilton Head 2000

1R: BYE
2R: Gala Leon-Garcia [SPA] 6-1 6-1
3R: Anna Smashnova [ISR] 6-1 6-2
QF: Jelena Dokic [YUG] 6-3 6-1
SF: Monica Seles [USA] 6-1 6-1 :eek:
F : Arantxa SanchezVicario [SPA] 6-1 6-0 :eek:


That is SCARY!!!Too bad she couldnīt find that form too often!

spencercarlos
Nov 9th, 2003, 06:16 PM
Probably the *most* impressive tournament ever.
Here we go :p
Gabriela Sabatini Rome ITA 1991
32 W Amanda COETZER (RSA) 6-2 6-2
16 W Nathalie TAUZIAT (FRA) 6-0 6-1
QF W Jennifer CAPRIATI (USA) 6-0 6-2
SF W Conchita MARTINEZ (ESP) 6-1 6-0
FR W Monica SELES (USA) 6-3 6-2

Doraemon
Nov 9th, 2003, 06:20 PM
Mary's bitchslapping win over Steffi at that FO was the only match in which I sawSteffi really outplayed.
Steffi's worst loss scoreline wise is the one she suffered to Amanda at Berlin in '97...

bandabou
Nov 9th, 2003, 06:21 PM
Monica Seles sure seems to be on the receiving end of someoneīs dominating run a LOT! Pierce, Sabatini..

Doraemon
Nov 9th, 2003, 06:24 PM
Didn't Conchita have a real easy tournament victory on clay in '95 prior to the FO where she lost few games before losing to Steffi in three sets?

gmak
Nov 9th, 2003, 06:25 PM
yes that 6-1 6-0 was at the 93 US Open 4th round match

the handshake at the end was very cold :o

AjdeNate!
Nov 9th, 2003, 06:26 PM
Monica Seles sure seems to be on the receiving end of someoneīs dominating run a LOT! Pierce, Sabatini..
Tis ok... she gave out her fair share of ass whoopings. :p

gmak
Nov 9th, 2003, 06:26 PM
conchita had a very easy run at the german open in 1995

she even double bageled maggie maleeva during that tournament

Sonf@
Nov 9th, 2003, 06:40 PM
It was in Hamburg, and well, even though the names weren't as known as the other tournament-runs mentioned here, it was very impressive.

32 B BYE
16 W Radomira ZRUBAKOVA (SVK) 6-1 6-4
QF W Jana KANDARR (GER) 6-1 6-0
SF W Magdalena MALEEVA (BUL) 6-0 6-0
FR W Martina HINGIS (SUI) 6-1 6-0

bandabou
Nov 9th, 2003, 06:42 PM
Tis ok... she gave out her fair share of ass whoopings. :p

Yep...taking and giving I guess!

Doraemon
Nov 9th, 2003, 06:44 PM
It was in Hamburg, and well, even though the names weren't as known as the other tournament-runs mentioned here, it was very impressive.

32 B BYE
16 W Radomira ZRUBAKOVA (SVK) 6-1 6-4
QF W Jana KANDARR (GER) 6-1 6-0
SF W Magdalena MALEEVA (BUL) 6-0 6-0
FR W Martina HINGIS (SUI) 6-1 6-0

Is this the worst scoreline in which Martina Hingis lost a match?

bandabou
Nov 9th, 2003, 06:46 PM
Is this the worst scoreline in which Martina Hingis lost a match?

I think so....I donīt think Hingis has been double-bageled in her career.

irma
Nov 9th, 2003, 06:50 PM
steffi said mariaan de swardt was the best she ever played against. I am not joking;)

and mary p double baggeled martina in canada 95

Doraemon
Nov 9th, 2003, 06:52 PM
steffi said mariaan de swardt was the best she ever played again. I am not joking;)

I remember her saying that! She would always struggle against De Swardt.. espcially at Wimby..
De Swardt was one of the best or heaviest servers back then when she was on!

bandabou
Nov 9th, 2003, 06:54 PM
steffi said mariaan de swardt was the best she ever played against. I am not joking;)

and mary p double baggeled martina in canada 95

Which Martina?! Martina N sure....

Knizzle
Nov 9th, 2003, 06:55 PM
Which Martina?! Martina N sure....

No Hingis got double bagelled by Pierce. I can't believe you didn't know that. ;)

faboozadoo15
Nov 9th, 2003, 06:56 PM
giving AND taking??? :tape:
gabby might have gotten her 3 and 2, but monica beat her 4 and 1, 1 and 1, 2 and 0, 1 and 2, and one and 0.

as for pierce, she has an 0 and 1, and a 2 and 2....

Giuliano
Nov 9th, 2003, 06:57 PM
I think so....I donīt think Hingis has been double-bageled in her career.
Hingis was double-bageled once... against Pierce in Rome (94 I think).

bandabou
Nov 9th, 2003, 07:01 PM
No Hingis got double bagelled by Pierce. I can't believe you didn't know that. ;)

Didnīt know that.

bandabou
Nov 9th, 2003, 07:04 PM
Hingis was double-bageled once... against Pierce in Rome (94 I think).

Hmm...that was a VERY young Martina and in Maryīs best year.

Knizzle
Nov 9th, 2003, 07:04 PM
Hingis was double-bageled once... against Pierce in Rome (94 I think).

It was Toronto in 95.

Nacho
Nov 9th, 2003, 07:09 PM
Hey, what about the most dificult run in a slam?? I'd like to know who lost the most games on her way to win the slam :)

VivalaSeles
Nov 9th, 2003, 07:11 PM
Iva Majoli ? FO 97 ?

Doraemon
Nov 9th, 2003, 07:12 PM
Hey, what about the most dificult run in a slam?? I'd like to know who lost the most games in order to win a slam :)

I think Jennifer had a very tough path to her first major at the 2001 AO.
She had a relatively easy final but her QF and SF matches were real tough!

VivalaSeles
Nov 9th, 2003, 07:12 PM
Monica Seles 92 FO must also have been hard.

Doraemon
Nov 9th, 2003, 07:13 PM
Serena's 99 U.S. Open was also quite tough. Many hard fought three setters!

Knizzle
Nov 9th, 2003, 07:13 PM
Hey, what about the most dificult run in a slam?? I'd like to know who lost the most games on her way to win the slam :)

Maybe Serena at the US Open 99, she went to 3 sets in 4 of her matches and nearly went to three in the finals.

Serena lost 64 games and average of about 9 games per match.

MAURO
Nov 9th, 2003, 07:13 PM
Here we go :p
Gabriela Sabatini Rome ITA 1991
32 W Amanda COETZER (RSA) 6-2 6-2
16 W Nathalie TAUZIAT (FRA) 6-0 6-1
QF W Jennifer CAPRIATI (USA) 6-0 6-2
SF W Conchita MARTINEZ (ESP) 6-1 6-0
FR W Monica SELES (USA) 6-3 6-2

Look who was beaten so easy -Coetzer, Tauziat, Capriati, Martinez and Seles-. These five players was top 5 in her career and three number one.

Gaby was a source of talent
A big one.

Doraemon
Nov 9th, 2003, 07:13 PM
And of course Steffi's 99 RG title!

faboozadoo15
Nov 9th, 2003, 07:14 PM
also serena's 99 uso run was incredibly difficult.

AjdeNate!
Nov 9th, 2003, 07:14 PM
Monica Seles 92 FO must also have been hard.
Yes, FO92 was horrible for her! She was down 4-1 15-30 in the Quarters, and 4-2 30-40 in the Semis. All that for a 10-8 in the 3rd final. ;)

faboozadoo15
Nov 9th, 2003, 07:15 PM
ahhhh, those were the days.

AjdeNate!
Nov 9th, 2003, 07:16 PM
ahhhh, those were the days.
:sad: I miss those days. :sad:

Nacho
Nov 9th, 2003, 07:17 PM
Iva Majoli FO 97

128 W Sandra KLEINOVA (CZE) 7-5 6-4
64 W Alexandra FUSAI (FRA) 6-2 6-3
32 W Ann WUNDERLICH (USA) 6-1 4-6 6-1
16 W Lindsay DAVENPORT (USA) 5-7 6-4 6-2
QF W Ruxandra DRAGOMIR-ILIE (ROM) 6-3 5-7 6-2
SF W Amanda COETZER (RSA) 6-3 4-6 7-5
FR W Martina HINGIS (SUI) 6-4 6-2

wow she lost 67 games, pretty tough

Doraemon
Nov 9th, 2003, 07:18 PM
What about Conchita's '94 Wimby? must have been real tough!

Nacho
Nov 9th, 2003, 07:20 PM
Monica Seles 92 FO must also have been hard.

Not really, she only had 3 tough matches.

128 W Catherine MOTHES (FRA) 6-1 6-0
64 W Karin KSCHWENDT (AUT) 6-2 6-2
32 W Lori MC NEIL (USA) 6-0 6-1
16 W Akiko KIJIMUTA (JPN) 6-1 3-6 6-4
QF W Jennifer CAPRIATI (USA) 6-2 6-2
SF W Gabriela SABATINI (ARG) 6-3 4-6 6-4
FR W Steffi GRAF (GER) 6-2 3-6 10-8

VivalaSeles
Nov 9th, 2003, 07:20 PM
Monica Seles 92 FO must also have been hard.

It wasn't THAT hard now that I saw the actual results:

6/1 6/2
6/2 6/2
6/1 6/0 Lori MacNeil
6/1 3/6 6/4 Akiko Kijimuta :eek:
6/2 6/2 Jennifer Capriati :eek:
6/3 4/6 6/4 Sabatini
6/2 3/6 10/8 Graf

VivalaSeles
Nov 9th, 2003, 07:21 PM
Almost at the same time, Nacho :o ;)

VivalaSeles
Nov 9th, 2003, 07:23 PM
:sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: Me too :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad:

:sad: I miss those days. :sad:

Nacho
Nov 9th, 2003, 07:24 PM
Serena US Open 99

128 W Kimberly PO-MESSERLI (USA) 6-1 6-0
64 W Jelena KOSTANIC (CRO) 6-4 6-2
32 W Kim CLIJSTERS (BEL) 4-6 6-2 7-5
16 W Conchita MARTINEZ (ESP) 4-6 6-2 6-2
QF W Monica SELES (USA) 4-6 6-3 6-2
SF W Lindsay DAVENPORT (USA) 6-4 1-6 6-4
FR W Martina HINGIS (SUI) 6-3 7-6

She lost 64 games.

So we currently have Majoli leading with 67 and Serena with 64 :)

Doraemon
Nov 9th, 2003, 07:25 PM
Could you plz check how many games Martinez lost en rout to her title in the '94 Wimby?

Nacho
Nov 9th, 2003, 07:27 PM
Conchita Wimbledon 94

128 W Rene SIMPSON (CAN) 6-1 6-3
64 W Nana MIYAGI (JPN) 6-1 7-6
32 W Nathalie TAUZIAT (FRA) 6-1 6-3
16 W Kristine KUNCE (AUS) 3-6 6-3 6-4
QF W Lindsay DAVENPORT (USA) 6-2 6-7 6-3
SF W Lori MC NEIL (USA) 3-6 6-2 10-8
FR W Martina NAVRATILOVA (USA) 6-4 3-6 6-3

That makes 69 games :o :o

Nacho
Nov 9th, 2003, 07:28 PM
there you have ;)

Doraemon
Nov 9th, 2003, 07:28 PM
Conchita Wimbledon 94

128 W Rene SIMPSON (CAN) 6-1 6-3
64 W Nana MIYAGI (JPN) 6-1 7-6
32 W Nathalie TAUZIAT (FRA) 6-1 6-3
16 W Kristine KUNCE (AUS) 3-6 6-3 6-4
QF W Lindsay DAVENPORT (USA) 6-2 6-7 6-3
SF W Lori MC NEIL (USA) 3-6 6-2 10-8
FR W Martina NAVRATILOVA (USA) 6-4 3-6 6-3

That makes 69 games :o :o

See! :devil:

Mister B
Nov 9th, 2003, 07:28 PM
Look at Hingis' 2000 Ericsson Open: There are as many matches as a GS, except for the 1st round bye...

Ericsson Open Hard
1 Bye
2 Maureen Drake W 6-1, 6-4
3 Anne-Gaelle Sidot W 6-0, 6-3
4 Kim Clijsters W 6-0, 6-4
QF Amanda Coetzer W 6-3, 6-1
SF Monica Seles W 6-0, 6-0
F Lindsay Davenport W 6-3, 6-2

Total: 21 games lost...

Knizzle
Nov 9th, 2003, 07:31 PM
Look at Hingis' 2000 Ericsson Open: There are as many matches as a GS, except for the 1st round bye...

Ericsson Open Hard
1 Bye
2 Maureen Drake W 6-1, 6-4
3 Anne-Gaelle Sidot W 6-0, 6-3
4 Kim Clijsters W 6-0, 6-4
QF Amanda Coetzer W 6-3, 6-1
SF Monica Seles W 6-0, 6-0
F Lindsay Davenport W 6-3, 6-2

Total: 21 games lost...

Grrrr.....No Venus to defend her title.

Doraemon
Nov 9th, 2003, 07:40 PM
How many games did Jennifer lose to win her 2001 AO title?

Doraemon
Nov 9th, 2003, 07:41 PM
Actually Jennifer won her 2001 FO with a lot of tough match victories espeically the final was tough!

Nacho
Nov 9th, 2003, 07:56 PM
Jennifer Oz Open 2001

128 W Henrieta NAGYOVA (SVK) 4-6 6-2 7-5
64 W Miriam OREMANS (NED) 6-0 6-2
32 W Virginia RUANO PASCUAL (ESP) 6-0 6-2
16 W Marta MARRERO (ESP) 7-5 6-1
QF W Monica SELES (USA) 5-7 6-4 6-3
SF W Lindsay DAVENPORT (USA) 6-3 6-4
FR W Martina HINGIS (SUI) 6-4 6-3

That's only 51

Jennifer FO 2001

128 W Emilie LOIT (FRA) 6-2 7-5
64 W Tathiana GARBIN (ITA) 6-2 6-1
32 W Mirjana LUCIC (CRO) 6-3 6-1
16 W Meghann SHAUGHNESSY (USA) 7-5 6-1
QF W Serena WILLIAMS (USA) 6-2 5-7 6-2
SF W Martina HINGIS (SUI) 6-4 6-3
FR W Kim CLIJSTERS (BEL) 1-6 6-4 12-10

That's 62

So we have:

69: Conchita's Wimbledon 1994
67: Iva's French Open 1997
64: Serena's US Open 1999
62: Jennifer's French Open 2001

Nacho
Nov 9th, 2003, 08:00 PM
I've just found another tough one: Mandlikova's '85 US Open title

128 W Amanda MICHELOW (GBR) 6-2 6-1
64 W Annabel CROFT (GBR) 6-3 6-3
32 W Sylvia HANIKA (GER) 6-3 6-4
16 W Kathy JORDAN (USA) 7-5 3-6 6-1
QF W Helena SUKOVA (CZE) 7-6(4) 7-5
SF W Chris EVERT (USA) 4-6 6-2 6-3
FR W Martina NAVRATILOVA (USA) 7-6(3) 1-6 7-6(2)

She lost 18 games in the final :eek:
Total of games lost: 68, so she is now second after Conchita. There must be someone who has lost 70 games or more ;)

Doraemon
Nov 9th, 2003, 08:03 PM
I've just found another tough one: Mandlikova's '85 US Open title

128 W Amanda MICHELOW (GBR) 6-2 6-1
64 W Annabel CROFT (GBR) 6-3 6-3
32 W Sylvia HANIKA (GER) 6-3 6-4
16 W Kathy JORDAN (USA) 7-5 3-6 6-1
QF W Helena SUKOVA (CZE) 7-6(4) 7-5
SF W Chris EVERT (USA) 4-6 6-2 6-3
FR W Martina NAVRATILOVA (USA) 7-6(3) 1-6 7-6(2)

She lost 18 games in the final :eek:
Total of games lost: 68, so she is now second after Conchita. There must be someone who has lost 70 games or more ;)

Way to go, Nacho!18 games are the most you could lose in winning when there's a third set tie-breaker!

Doraemon
Nov 9th, 2003, 08:04 PM
Opps actually you could lose 19 games..
like 6-7 7-6 7-6..
anyways, Hana really gained a lot in the final!

AjdeNate!
Nov 9th, 2003, 08:05 PM
Monica's "toughest" Slam- 56 lost games:
Roland Garros at Paris, France
May 28, 1990
Surface: Clay
Round Opponent W/L Score
R128 Katia Piccolini (ITA) W 6-0 6-0
R64 Helen Kelesi (CAN) W 4-6 6-4 6-4
R32 Leila Meskhi (GEO) W 7-6 7-6
R16 Laura Gildemeister (PER) W 6-4 6-0
QF Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere (SUI) W 3-6 6-1 7-5
SF Jennifer Capriati (USA) W 6-2 6-2
F Steffi Graf (GER) W 7-6 6-4

Nacho
Nov 9th, 2003, 08:08 PM
I didn't even bother to look for Monica's GS titles coz I know she used to trash her rivals ;)

AjdeNate!
Nov 9th, 2003, 08:37 PM
I didn't even bother to look for Monica's GS titles coz I know she used to trash her rivals ;)
I just had to find her 'hardest' one to be comparitive. ;)

Curtis F
Nov 9th, 2003, 09:49 PM
I was going to say Martina at the 1997 Australian but that was a struggle compared to Navratilova's from below.

We have a new #1:

Martina Navratilova

U.S. Open at Flushing Meadows, New York, USA
August 29, 1983
Surface: Hardcourt
Round Opponent W/L Score
R128 Emilse Rapponi-Longo (USA) W 6-1 6-0
R64 Louise Allen (USA) W 6-2 6-1
R32 Kate Gompert (USA) W 6-2 6-2
R16 Pilar Vasquez (PER) W 6-0 6-1
QF Sylvia Hanika (GER) W 6-0 6-3
SF Pam Shriver (USA) W 6-2 6-1
F Chris Evert (USA) W 6-1 6-3

Simply amazing! :worship:

Veritas
Nov 10th, 2003, 01:54 AM
Martina Hingis only lost 28 games en route to her 1997 US Open victory (against very tough competition as well):

R1: df. Tami Whitlinger-Jones (USA) - 6-0, 6-1.
R2: df. Denis Chladkova (Cze) - 6-1, 6-2.
R3: df. Elena Likhovtseva (Rus) - 7-5, 6-2.
R4: df. Florencia Labat (Arg) - 6-0, 6-2.
QF: df. Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario (Spn) - 6-3, 6-2.
SF: df. Lindsay Davenport (USA) - 6-2, 6-4.
F: df. Venus Williams (USA) - 6-0, 6-4.