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Rollo Dec 15th, 2009 11:05 PM

Home of Tennis Greats
 
The homebase threads are:

Rollo Dec 16th, 2009 12:04 AM

Re: Home of Tennis Greats
 
Little Miss Awesome: Tracy Austin's Home

http://beautyinterviews.com/intervie...cyaustin/4.jpg

Sources:
A decent online biography may be found on wikipedia at:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tracy_Austin (hint to wiki page-Tracy's highest ranking was #1!)


Books:
Beyond Center Court, by Tracy Austin. (This is Tracy's autobiography)


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Austin related threads in the Blast include:

Does Tracy Austin Belong in the of Fame?
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/116682-does-tracy-austin-belong-hall-fame.html

How Good Was Tracy Austin on Clay?
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/290576-how-good-tracy-austin-clay.html

The Much Maligned Miss Tracy Austin (Hot thread for December!!!!)
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/396934-much-maligned-miss-tracy-austin.html


1979-1981 Tracy Austin Was the Best
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/116361-1979-1981-tracy-austin-best.html

Weight of Expectations-by Tracy Austin
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/295351-weight-expectations-tracy-austin.html


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Oizo Dec 16th, 2009 12:11 AM

Re: Home of Tennis Greats
 
The Wunderkind: Jennifer Capriati's Palace

http://www.hellomagazine.com/imagene...jennifer1a.jpg

Sources:

A quick overview over Jennifer Capriati's career with more links to literature sources are on the Wikipedia Site and also on the Official Website Of Jennifer Capriati


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Other Threads about Jennifer in the Blast section aka Jenn's Den are:

One Upon A Time - A Chat-Thread with fellow Capriati fans

Jennifer In The Media - Articles, pictures and news regarding the former Number 1 player

Post Your Favourite Picture Of Jen - Share with other Jen fans the most beautiful memories

Jenny Avatars - For the fans a beautiful collection of avatars which can be used on this site!

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tennisvideos Dec 19th, 2009 12:08 AM

Re: Home of Tennis Greats
 
Margaret Court Arena

http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b7...ourt_Serve.jpg

Sources:

An online biography may be found on wikipedia at:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_Court

Victory Life Centre (Margaret Court's church)
http://www.victorylifecentre.com.au/

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Books::

* The Margaret Smith Story by Margaret Smith (1965)
* Court on Court, A Life In Tennis by Margaret Smith Court (1975)
* A Winning Faith by Margaret Court (1993)

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Margaret Court related threads in the Blast include:

Margaret Court's Full Title Haul
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/295237-margaret-courts-full-title-haul.html

Margaret Court's Record
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/40047-margaret-courts-record.html

Margaret Court Regrets Saying Muslim....
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/220650-margaret-court-regrets-saying-muslims-were-bearing-children-production-line.html

Margaret Court's Serve
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/119478-margaret-courts-serve.html

Margaret Smith Court (Records and Stats)
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/156313-margaret-smith-court.html

The Court-Riggs Fiasco
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/292535-court-riggs-fiasco.html

Words of Wisdom From Margaret Court
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/102665-words-wisdom-margaret-court.html

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tennisvideos Dec 19th, 2009 12:22 AM

Re: Home of Tennis Greats
 
The Francoise Durr Patisserie

http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b7...os/FRANKIE.jpg

Sources:

An online biography may be found on wikipedia at:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francoise_Durr

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Books:

* Doubles Strategy, by Francoise Durr and various players eg. Stove, Richey etc. (1978

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Francoise Durr related threads in the Blast include:

The Unothodox Francoise Durr Picture Thread
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/15175-unorthodox-francoise-durr-picture-thread.html

Where is Francoise Durr Browning?
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/283912-where-francoise-durr-browning.html

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daze11 Dec 20th, 2009 02:05 AM

Re: Home of Tennis Greats
 
The Pretty Ribbons Ice Palace of Chris Evert

http://i.a.cnn.net/si/multimedia/pho.../gallery13.jpg

Sources:
Chrissie's official playing career website:
http://chrisevert.net

Chrissie's official facebook page:
http://www.facebook.com/chrissieever....2963749621..1

Interview with Steve Flink about the career of Chris Evert: "20 Questions"
http://chrisevert.net/flink.html

and lastly a decent online biography may be found on wikipedia at:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Evert

Books:
Chrissie! by Chris Evert with Neil Amdur (This is Chrissie's autobiography)

The Rivals : Chris Evert vs. Martina Navratilova:Their Epic Duels and Extraordinary Friendship by Johnette Howard

Lloyd on Lloyd by Chris Evert & John Lloyd

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Evert related threads in the Blast include:

Chris Evert Thread
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/8502-chris-evert-thread.html

Chris Evert: Unjustifiably overlooked as the greatest ever! (most complete informational thread on chrissie's place in history)
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/80562-chris-evert-unjustifiably-overlooked-greatest-ever.html

Evert's winning percentage on clay
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/127621-everts-winning-percentage-clay.html

Evert-Navratilova:Sports Greatest Rivalry
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/25868-evert-navratilova-sports-greatest-rivalry.html

Loudmouth Gadusek says, "I will beat Chris Evert"...prior to being promptly bageled. (just..... because you should know)
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/160269-loudmouth-gadusek-says-i-will-beat-chris-evert-prior-being-promptly-bageled.html

The Tracy Austin - Chris Evert rivalry : eyewitness accounts needed!!
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/103997-tracy-austin-chris-evert-rivalry-eyewitness-accounts-needed.html

Chris Evert vs. Chris Evert-Lloyd (1970s chris strengths vs 1980s chris strengths)
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/393063-chris-evert-vs-chris-evert-lloyd.html

Chris's WINNING streaks against Martina (Good discussions about tennis' greatest rivalry.)
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/417709-chriss-winning-streaks-against-martina.html

1976: The Ev and Chrissie Show (chris evert & evonne goolagong rivalry - more interesting than navratilova?)
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/370283-1976-ev-chrissie-show.html

Today vs. Yesteryears (not directly about chris but the era she played in and represented to some extent; a funny & insightful thread)
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/239001-today-vs-yesteryears.html

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djul14 Dec 20th, 2009 03:35 PM

Re: Home of Tennis Greats
 
Do not disturb : Steffi Graf admiration base

http://images3.photomania.com/58123/1/radF963A.jpg


Sources:

Wiki bio : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steffi_Graf

WTA profile :
http://www.sonyericssonwtatour.com/p...f_2257889_2718


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Web:

Official website : http://steffi-graf.net/en/

Official FaceBook page : Facebook.com/OfficialSteffiGraf

Official Foundation website : http://www.children-for-tomorrow.de/


Looking back at a Legend (WTA official website, links inside) : http://www.sonyericssonwtatour.com/n...256076_2010101

Steffi Graf Tribute (Fan site) :
http://sgtribute.blogspot.com


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Other (interesting) Threads about Steffi in the BFTP and GM:


Steffi Graf Admiration Thread (NEW ! vol. 2)
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/401056-steffi-graf-admiration-thread-vol-2-a.html

Steffi Graf Admiration Thread (vol. 1) (Very active thread! Meet Steffi and other nice people here.)
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/8353-steffi-graf-admiration-thread.html

Steffi Graf - The Wimbledon of Tennis :
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/436098-steffi-graf-wimbledon-tennis.html

Steffi Graf pictures thread :
http://www.tennisforum.com/showthrea...8#post17098258

Steffi Graf videos thread :
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/420141-steffi-graf-videos-thread.html

If Steffi Graf played until now(2009)?
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/397384-if-steffi-graf-played-until-now-2009-a.html

Steffi Graf - ESPN SportsCentury
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/393848-steffi-graf-espn-sportscentury.html

Steffi Andre Interview Monday May 11th BBC
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/378665-steffi-andre-interview-monday-may-11th-bbc.html

GRAF's Greatest Wins ???
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/21726-grafs-greatest-wins.html

Twenty-Years Ago? A Golden Slam For Steffi
http://www.tennisforum.com/12-general-messages/358079-twenty-years-ago-golden-slam-steffi.html

Gaby vs. Steffi: the Graf-Sabatini Rivalry
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/320843-gaby-vs-steffi-graf-sabatini-rivalry-thread.html

Others' tributes to Steffi Graf!
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/397469-others-tributes-steffi-graf.html

Do you think Steffi Graf should make a comeback??
http://www.tennisforum.com/showthrea...t=12540&page=2

Did Martina avoid playing Steffi 1987-94 ?
http://www.tennisforum.com/showthrea...=102434&page=3

How was Steffi Graf career in early 90s,
if she had no dad scandal in 1990 ?

http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/407746-how-steffi-graf-career-early-90s-if-she-had-no-dad-scandal-1990-a.html

Happy Birthday :¤: Steffi Graf :¤:
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/411840-happy-birthday-%A4-steffi-graf-%A4.html

The quote thread (not only Steffi, but funny thread imo)
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/139775-quote-thread.html


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More :

If words don't mean a lot to you (like Steffi), here is a little action to discover her :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdmQyr1juQo
THANX Jessyka for this wonderful video. Have a look at her youtube channel.

THANX Seleçao82 & Rollo for their help :kiss:


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Martian Martin Dec 24th, 2009 01:51 PM

Re: Home of Tennis Greats
 
Marti Party - Home of Martina Hingis

http://www.vnts.nl/pix/personen/MartinaHingis004.jpg
Sources
Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martina_Hingis
Sony Ericsson WTA page - http://www.sonyericssonwtatour.com/p...s_2257889_3491

Websites
http://forum2.hingis.org/forums/

Hingis related links in Blast From The Past include

Martian Register Thread
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/7084-new-martian-register-thread-just-get-your-butts-here.html

Martina Picture Thread
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/208719-marti-hq-pic-thread-post-all-hq-pics-her-here.html

Favourite Martina match
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/231732-favourite-martina-match.html

Greatness of Martina
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/233072-greatness-martina.html

Bouncing thread for Martina
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/7657-bouncing-thread-martina.html

Adidas Martina v Sergio Tacchini Martina
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/3847-adidas-martina-v-sergio-tacchini-martina.html

Martian family topic
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/253987-martian-family-topic.html

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iainmac Dec 29th, 2009 01:15 PM

Re: Home of Tennis Greats
 
Bjk The King Who Was Queen

Martian Martin Dec 29th, 2009 09:15 PM

Re: Home of Tennis Greats
 
Anna Maniacs - Home of Anna Kournikova

Links to come soon

Rollo Dec 29th, 2009 09:37 PM

Re: Home of Tennis Greats
 
The Goddess-Suzanne Lenglen

http://www.independent.co.uk/multime.../8_211966s.jpg



Lenglen-Wills (about the titanic clash at Cannes in 1926)
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/384540-lenglen-versus-wills.html

Zummi Dec 30th, 2009 05:30 PM

Martina Navratilova
 
Centre Court
Home base of the Evergreen Empress, Martina Navratilova

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v406/zummi/mnwim.jpg


Martina's Official Website: (currently under construction)
http://www.martinanavratilova.com/


A wikipedia entry on Martina:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martina_Navratilova

Comprehensive website: (includes Career Results)
http://navratilova.tripod.com/



Blast Links
Martina Navratilova Admiration Thread
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/8368-martina-navratilova-admiration-thread.html

Martina Remembers Her 9th Win
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/114088-martina-remembers-her-nine-wins-tennis-article.html

Martina was Alone at Top
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/286678-martina-alone-top-larry-schwartz.html


Martina's Grand Slam Singles Results 1974-1993
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/286478-martinas-grand-slam-single-results-1973-1994-a.html

Martina's 167 Singles Titles
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/286477-martinas-167-single-titles.html

nat75 Dec 31st, 2009 12:53 AM

Re: Home of Tennis Greats
 
The Divine Argentine: Gaby Sabatini's Home

http://i237.photobucket.com/albums/f...saishin1-1.jpg

Sources:

Wikipedia//

http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gabriela_Sabatini

Hall of Fame's profile//

http://www.tennisfame.com/hall-of-fa...riela-sabatini

WTA's profile//

http://www.sonyericssonwtatour.com/p...i_2257889_7179

Official site:

http://www.gabrielasabatini.net/index2.htm

Youtube sources:

Gaby's famous topspin backhand//

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XN2P5L41CbM

The between the legs shot(Sabatweeny)//

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKyrbsoIDUk

(Thanks to SpencerCarlos)

Threads from Blast from the past:

The Gabriela Sabatini thread//

http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/9099-gabriela-sabatini-thread.html

Who was the better player: Gabriela Sabatini or Jana Novotna?//

http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/342611-who-better-player-gabriela-sabatini-jana-novotna.html

Sabatini critics unfair//

http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/46599-sabatini-critics-unfair.html

Gaby vs. Steffi: the Graf-Sabatini Rivalry Thread//

http://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=320843

The Gabriela Sabatini and Jana Novotna are Evil Cows from Hell Thread//

http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/343074-gabriela-sabatini-jana-novotna-evil-cows-hell-thread.html

Rank Sabatini, Novotna, Capriati, Mauresmo, Martinez, Kuz., Clijsters, and Pierce//

http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/416382-rank-sabatini-novotna-capriati-mauresmo-martinez-kuz-clijsters-pierce.html

General Forum:

Vote in this hot poll The COAT player: Sabatini or Sharapova?//

http://www.tennisforum.com/showthrea...6#post18357226

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hingis-seles Jan 5th, 2010 12:42 AM

Re: Home of Tennis Greats
 
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The Comeback Queen - Monica Seles


http://nbcsportsmedia4.msnbc.com/j/m...es.hmedium.jpg


Sources


Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monica_Seles


Hall of Fame: http://www.tennisfame.com/famer.aspx...867&hof_id=249


SEWTA: http://www.sonyericssonwtatour.com/p...s_2257889_7354


Fan sites


Monica Seles Site! by Ronny & James
www.monicaselessite.com


Monica Seles @ monica-seles.com
www.monica-seles.com


Fred's Monica Seles Video Clips
http://pagesperso-orange.fr/fred-olivier/


Monica's BFTP threads


Houston 1989: Seles d. Evert 3-6, 6-1, 6-4
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/295173-houston-1989-seles-d-evert-3-6-6-1-6-4-a.html


Seles-Graf, 1993-Stabbing.
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/382429-seles-graf-1993-stabbing.html


The ONE! The ONLY - Monica Seles Thread
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/204911-one-only-monica-seles-thread.html


Come in Monica Maniacs!
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/397002-come-monica-maniacs.html


Monica, her father, and the Seles family history
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/112661-monica-her-father-seles-family-history.html


The Steffi and Monica are Evil Cows From Hell Thread.
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/310988-steffi-monica-evil-cows-hell-thread.html


Seles and Navratilova : A Tale of Two Women
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/385260-seles-navratilova-tale-two-women.html


Big, Bad Seles Prevails and Navratilova Cries 'Wolf'
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/381700-big-bad-seles-prevails-navratilova-cries-wolf.html


Monica Seles
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/362282-monica-seles.html


J.Wertheim, Moments that changed the game
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/348468-j-wertheim-moments-changed-game.html


Monica Seles' New Book (April 2009)
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/369610-monica-seles-new-book-april-2009-a.html


Seles Calls Time On Tennis Career
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/332692-seles-calls-time-tennis-career.html


Monica Seles Photo Tribute
http://www.wtaworld.com/showthread.php?t=196236


Seles Exhibition and Doubles results
http://www.wtaworld.com/showthread.php?t=135085


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Rollo Jan 5th, 2010 02:06 PM

Re: Home of Tennis Greats
 
Miss Poker Face-Helen Wills Moody's Home





http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3061/...c84d22fbed.jpg


Wikipedia article
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helen_Wills_Moody


Lenglen-Wills (about the titanic clash at Cannes in 1926)
http://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=384540

Great video of Helen Wills, Clark Gable, and Carole Lombard (from 1937)
http://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-past/402035-great-video-helen-wills-clark-gable-carole-lombard-others.html


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