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Forum: General Messages   Jun 3rd, 2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,045
Posted By janko
Re: RG R3: (28) Caroline Garcia def Su-wei Hsieh 6-4 4-6 9-7

Quite a while... Last time was 1994 (Pierce, Halard and Dechaume-Balleret).
Forum: General Messages   May 29th, 2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,286
Posted By janko
Re: Roland-Garros R1: Dodin d. Giorgi 6-2 6-3

Just watched the highlights on Youtube, Océane´s game is so Pierco-Bartolio-Rezaiesque sometimes, a pure butchery when on :)
Forum: General Messages   May 28th, 2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,625
Posted By janko
Re: Sporcle quizzes: updates (post 49)

New addition: try to find who was the runner up for every Grand Slam final (Open Era only).
4 choices are given, one of them is the correct losing finalist.
To help you, you ll find the name of...
Forum: General Messages   May 13th, 2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,625
Posted By janko
Re: Sporcle quizzes: updates (post 49)

Quite impressive! :worship:
Forum: General Messages   May 13th, 2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,625
Posted By janko
Re: Sporcle quizzes: updates (post 48)

4 new clickable quizzes for the week-end:

Try to match the Mixed Doubles winning pairs for each Grand Slam. You will hate the Bryans and Woodies, believe me :)

Australian Open:...
Forum: General Messages   Apr 15th, 2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,571
Posted By janko
Re: Garcia nominated for Fed Cup despite a back injury.

Thank you France, best provider of Fed Cup entertainment for years... :)

As a big fan of Mary Pierce (only French player to win the trophy on 2 occasions) I still remember the FC drama during...
Forum: General Messages   Apr 3rd, 2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,625
Posted By janko
Re: Sporcle quizzes: updates (post 45)

New WTA quiz added today: Highest ranked players by continent since 1975 (using year end rankings).

Some streaks are quite long and surprising (for South America, Africa and Oceania) and the...
Forum: General Messages   Mar 19th, 2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 12,477
Posted By janko
Re: IW F: Lena V AAYAAs Sexlana "still IWless" Kuznetsova 6-7 7-5 6-4

Nice to see Elena taking her chances.

She began last year out of the top100 and failed to qualify for the AO.

Then...

- 1st GS SF at Wimbledon
- Olympic Gold Medal in Doubles
- Doubles...
Forum: General Messages   Mar 7th, 2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 80,462
Posted By janko
Re: Career-High Ranking History (Top 30)

This WTA site is really full of crap... Thanks, guys for pointing out this mistake.

Gretchen Rush-Magers played the VS championships in 1989 but her final rank for this year is 29 :confused:
...
Forum: General Messages   Mar 2nd, 2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,352
Posted By janko
Re: KL R2: [Q] Barty [AUS] defeated [Q] Kato [JPN] 6-0, 6-3

No offense to Hibino, Linette or Kerkhove but I think Ashleigh is the only player able to spoil the Golden flowers´fest in KL.
Forum: General Messages   Mar 1st, 2017, 06:35 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 13,336
Posted By janko
Re: Discussion: Worst top 20 player ever?

+ 3 MMs finals in 1994/95 (Beijing, Taiwan, Puerto Rico)... ;)
Forum: General Messages   Feb 28th, 2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,039
Posted By janko
Re: Best player to never reach top 20 in singles ?

Nicole Provis, Gisela Dulko, Barbara Schwartz, Mirjana Lučić, Anne-Gaëlle Sidot, Mona Barthel, Shinobu Asagoe, Yaroslava Shvedova, Lina Krasnoroutskaya, Henrieta Nagyová, Tina Pisnik, Su-Wei Hsieh,...
Forum: General Messages   Feb 26th, 2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 13,336
Posted By janko
Re: Discussion: Worst top 20 player ever?

Good choice!

In the 1970s and 1980s a lot of players actually reached the top20 without winning any title nor GS 4th round, but the Tour and ranking system were totally different.

Try this...
Forum: General Messages   Jan 18th, 2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,625
Posted By janko
Re: Sporcle quizzes: updates (post 39)

I ve added the 2017 version of "The best of women s tennis" that will be updated weekly. It s quite easy to get 100% after only 2 weeks :)
...
Forum: General Messages   Dec 25th, 2016, 01:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,625
Posted By janko
Re: Sporcle quizzes: updates (post 39)

Good one. Thanks!

26/28 :)
Forum: General Messages   Dec 15th, 2016, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By janko
Forum: General Messages   Nov 13th, 2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,555
Posted By janko
Re: Fed Cup Final: Strycova d Cornet 62 76(4) CZE 2-2 FRA

I would pick Bara over Karolina to play doubles with Lucie.
Forum: Doubles Forum   Oct 23rd, 2016, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By janko
Forum: General Messages   Oct 7th, 2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,625
Posted By janko
Re: Sporcle quizzes: updates (post 38)

New quizzes for the week end: ALL Grand Slam Winners, divided between men and women, including pre Open Era winners and Closed Championships before 1968.

Australian Open: Australian Open Women's...
Forum: General Messages   Sep 29th, 2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,625
Posted By janko
Re: Sporcle quizzes: updates (post 34)

New set of quizzes: "Titlists by decade" finally added :) (All other sets have been updated).

1970s: http://www.sporcle.com/games/Slovnick/womens-tennis-titlists-by-decade-1970s

1980s: Women's...
Forum: General Messages   Sep 17th, 2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,288
Posted By janko
Re: Quebec City SF: Dodin def. Boserup: 6-4, 3-6, 6-2

Not far, but not yet (around 105) :)

She needs to win tomorrow.
Forum: General Messages   Sep 7th, 2016, 01:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,625
Posted By janko
Re: Sporcle quizzes: updates (post 34)

Good job!

I ve tried once to get 100% starting with the 1975 quiz finishing with the 2016 one, I was feeling like an animal after succeeding :D

Even harder is to try all the top50 by...
Forum: General Messages   Sep 7th, 2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,625
Posted By janko
Re: Sporcle quizzes: updates (post 34)

Hi:wavey:

I´ve added a new set of quizzes about Men s tennis (using the same structure)

All quizzes now appear in playlists: Create Your Own Playlists (http://www.sporcle.com/create/playlists/)...
Forum: General Messages   Jul 21st, 2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,273
Posted By janko
Re: Hsieh and Taipei Tennis DRAMA

They should ask Fed Cup captain Shi-Ting Wang to coach the whole women team to end this sad story...
Forum: General Messages   Jun 21st, 2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,625
Posted By janko
Re: Sporcle quizzes: updates (posts 27 & 28) + bonus (post 29)

Special bonus for today: my first slideshow quiz :)

Try to remember all the top100 players thanks to a picture and additional info.

WTA Top100 Slideshow Quiz - By Slovnick...
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