Favorite Seles grandslam match wins
Make a top 8 out of all these incredible matches that Monica won in grandslams against other greats:
1990 French Open final: Seles def. Graf 7-6, 6-4
(winning her first grandslam by beating Graf for the 2nd time in the same month and ending her domination)
1991 US Open final: Seles def. Navratilova 7-6, 6-1
(winning her first US Open by crushing one of the all-time greats Navratilova in a great grandslam match)
1992 French Open final: Seles def. Graf 6-2, 3-6, 10-8
(winning a record 3rd consecutive french open by beating Graf the no.2 player in an important classic grandslam match)
1992 Wimbledon semi: Seles def. Navratilova 6-2, 6-7, 6-4
(scoring her biggest win on grass by defeating the all-time greatest grass player in a Wimbledon grandslam match-up)
1993 Australien final: Seles def. Graf 4-6, 6-3, 6-2
(solidfying her status as the no.1 player by beating Graf in a grandslam for a 3rd consecutive Australien)
1998 French Open: Seles def. Hingis 6-3, 6-2
(beating in a grandslam probably her biggest nemesis, days after her dad passed away and ending a 5 streak loss to her)
1999 Australien quarter: Seles def. Graf 7-5, 6-1
(scoring a dominating and important first win over Graf in 6 years that was full of many sad moments for Monica such as the stabbing and the death of her father and doing it in a grandslam)
2002 Australien quarter: Seles def. Venus 6-7, 6-2, 6-3
(finally beating Venus after 6 losses and doing it in their biggest match, in a grandslam)
These are probably the 8 biggest wins of Monica's career because they were scored against some of the biggest champions of the game and they also happened in GRANDSLAMS. The ranking of your top 8 does not necessarly have to be only in terms of how entertaining the match were, but the importance/meaning of the matches should also be considered too...
P.S: Monica has also beaten other great champions many times in grandslams like Capriati (5 times), Pierce (2 times), Novotna (3 times), Sanchez-Vicario (4 times) etc. but I think that the 8 matches that I mentionned had a bigger importance...
Last edited by selesrules : Apr 20th, 2002 at 10:48 PM.