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Re: Home of Tennis Greats

Little Miss Awesome: Tracy Austin's Home



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?
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=116682

How Good Was Tracy Austin on Clay?
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=290576

The Much Maligned Miss Tracy Austin (Hot thread for December!!!!)
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=396934


1979-1981 Tracy Austin Was the Best
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=116361

Weight of Expectations-by Tracy Austin
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=295351


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The Wunderkind: Jennifer Capriati's Palace



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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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Margaret Court Arena



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
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=295237

Margaret Court's Record
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=40047

Margaret Court Regrets Saying Muslim....
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=220650

Margaret Court's Serve
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=119478

Margaret Smith Court (Records and Stats)
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=156313

The Court-Riggs Fiasco
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=292535

Words of Wisdom From Margaret Court
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=102665

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Fave recent players: .. Seles .. Hingis .. Serena .. Venus .. Federer .. Roddick .. Hewitt .. Haas .. Rafter .. Safin .. Radwanska ..
60s/70s: Evonne Goolagong .. Francoise Durr .. Chris Evert .. Margaret Court .. Nancy Richey .. Maria Bueno .. Billie-Jean King .. Lesley Turner .. Virginia Wade .. Ken Rosewall .. Rod Laver .. Bjorn Borg ..
Entertainers: .. Diana Ross .. Dionne Warwick .. Shirley Bassey .. Randy Crawford .. Burt Bacharach .. ABBA .. Woody Allen .. Maggie Smith .. Gena Rowlands .. Judy Davis .. Heath Ledger .. Little Britain ..
Inspiration: .. Jeshua Ben Josepth .. Conversations with God .. Abraham with Esther & Jerry Hicks .. P'taah ..

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The Francoise Durr Patisserie



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
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=15175

Where is Francoise Durr Browning?
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=283912

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Fave recent players: .. Seles .. Hingis .. Serena .. Venus .. Federer .. Roddick .. Hewitt .. Haas .. Rafter .. Safin .. Radwanska ..
60s/70s: Evonne Goolagong .. Francoise Durr .. Chris Evert .. Margaret Court .. Nancy Richey .. Maria Bueno .. Billie-Jean King .. Lesley Turner .. Virginia Wade .. Ken Rosewall .. Rod Laver .. Bjorn Borg ..
Entertainers: .. Diana Ross .. Dionne Warwick .. Shirley Bassey .. Randy Crawford .. Burt Bacharach .. ABBA .. Woody Allen .. Maggie Smith .. Gena Rowlands .. Judy Davis .. Heath Ledger .. Little Britain ..
Inspiration: .. Jeshua Ben Josepth .. Conversations with God .. Abraham with Esther & Jerry Hicks .. P'taah ..

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Re: Home of Tennis Greats

The Pretty Ribbons Ice Palace of Chris Evert



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
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=8502

Chris Evert: Unjustifiably overlooked as the greatest ever! (most complete informational thread on chrissie's place in history)
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=80562

Evert's winning percentage on clay
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=127621

Evert-Navratilova:Sports Greatest Rivalry
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=25868

Loudmouth Gadusek says, "I will beat Chris Evert"...prior to being promptly bageled. (just..... because you should know)
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=160269

The Tracy Austin - Chris Evert rivalry : eyewitness accounts needed!!
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=103997

Chris Evert vs. Chris Evert-Lloyd (1970s chris strengths vs 1980s chris strengths)
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=393063

Chris's WINNING streaks against Martina (Good discussions about tennis' greatest rivalry.)
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=417709

1976: The Ev and Chrissie Show (chris evert & evonne goolagong rivalry - more interesting than navratilova?)
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=370283

Today vs. Yesteryears (not directly about chris but the era she played in and represented to some extent; a funny & insightful thread)
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=239001

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Re: Home of Tennis Greats

Do not disturb : Steffi Graf admiration base




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 : Chancen für eine bessere Zukunft - Children for Tomorrow


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. 3)
https://www.tennisforum.com/59-blast-...d-vol-3-a.html

Steffi Graf Admiration Thread (vol. 2)
Steffi Graf Admiration Thread Vol 2 - TennisForum.com

Steffi Graf Admiration Thread (vol. 1)
Steffi Graf Admiration Thread - TennisForum.com

Steffi Graf - The Wimbledon of Tennis :
Steffi Graf - The Wimbledon of Tennis - TennisForum.com

Steffi Graf pictures thread :
Steffi Graf pictures thread - TennisForum.com

Steffi Graf videos thread :
Steffi Graf Videos Thread - TennisForum.com

If Steffi Graf played until now(2009)?
If Steffi Graf played until now(2009)? - TennisForum.com

Steffi Graf - ESPN SportsCentury
Steffi Graf - ESPN SportsCentury - TennisForum.com

Steffi Andre Interview Monday May 11th BBC
Steffi Andre Interview Monday May 11th BBC - TennisForum.com

GRAF's Greatest Wins ???
GRAF's Greatest Wins??? - TennisForum.com

Twenty-Years Ago? A Golden Slam For Steffi
Twenty-Years Ago? A Golden Slam For Steffi - TennisForum.com

Gaby vs. Steffi: the Graf-Sabatini Rivalry
Gaby vs. Steffi: the Graf-Sabatini Rivalry Thread - TennisForum.com

Others' tributes to Steffi Graf!
Others' tributes to Steffi Graf! - TennisForum.com

Do you think Steffi Graf should make a comeback??
Do you think Steffi Graf should make a comeback?? - Page 2 - TennisForum.com

Did Martina avoid playing Steffi 1987-94 ?
Did Martina avoid playing Steffi 1987-94 ? - Page 3 - TennisForum.com

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

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

Happy Birthday :¤: Steffi Graf :¤:
Happy Birthday :¤: Steffi Graf :¤: - TennisForum.com

The quote thread (not only Steffi, but funny thread imo)
The Quote Thread - TennisForum.com


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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


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Marti Party - Home of Martina Hingis


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
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=7084

Martina Picture Thread
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=208719

Favourite Martina match
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=231732

Greatness of Martina
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=233072

Bouncing thread for Martina
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=7657

Adidas Martina v Sergio Tacchini Martina
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=3847

Martian family topic
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=253987

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Anna Maniacs - Home of Anna Kournikova

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The Goddess-Suzanne Lenglen





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

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Martina Navratilova

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Home base of the Evergreen Empress, Martina Navratilova




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
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=8368

Martina Remembers Her 9th Win
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=114088

Martina was Alone at Top
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=286678


Martina's Grand Slam Singles Results 1974-1993
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=286478

Martina's 167 Singles Titles
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=286477

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The Divine Argentine: Gaby Sabatini's Home



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//

https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=9099

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

https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=342611

Sabatini critics unfair//

https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=46599

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

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

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

https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=343074

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

https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=416382

General Forum:

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

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

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The Comeback Queen - Monica Seles




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
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=295173


Seles-Graf, 1993-Stabbing.
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=382429


The ONE! The ONLY - Monica Seles Thread
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=204911


Come in Monica Maniacs!
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=397002


Monica, her father, and the Seles family history
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=112661


The Steffi and Monica are Evil Cows From Hell Thread.
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=310988


Seles and Navratilova : A Tale of Two Women
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=385260


Big, Bad Seles Prevails and Navratilova Cries 'Wolf'
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=381700


Monica Seles
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=362282


J.Wertheim, Moments that changed the game
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=348468


Monica Seles' New Book (April 2009)
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=369610


Seles Calls Time On Tennis Career
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=332692


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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Miss Poker Face-Helen Wills Moody's Home








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


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

Great video of Helen Wills, Clark Gable, and Carole Lombard (from 1937)
https://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=402035

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