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Try thinking logically. If three of the major events were on grass, that meant ALL the players had to be good on grass if they were to have any chance of winning. It's not as if Court double-bagelled everyone she played.
you aren't using logic. if mc was was bad at it then she would have none. we saw that with ppl like henin. great on all surfaces but played in an era with great hc and grass players. if she played in mc's day, she would be wrongly considered just a clay court specialist.
 

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In chronological order:

Suzanne Lenglen
Helen Wills Moody
Maureen "Little Mo" Connelley
Margaret Court
Billie Jean King
Chris Evert
Martina Navratilova
Steffi Graf
Monica Seles
Serena Williams

Don't think you can argue this list
 

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the delusion. graf won the golden slam before anyone took the olympics serious. court won the cygs on 3 grass surfaces......troll better both of you.
Whether it is taken seriously or not is not even the question, the fact is Serena hasn't even won a calendar slam, let alone a golden one....so????...how did that even help your argument....LOL...
 

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Whether it is taken seriously or not is not even the question, the fact is Serena hasn't even won a calendar slam, let alone a golden one....so????...how did that even help your argument....LOL...
it helps my argument in that no one has won a cygs in this era. graf and court were beneficiaries of events out of their control.
 

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you aren't using logic. if mc was was bad at it then she would have none. we saw that with ppl like henin. great on all surfaces but played in an era with great hc and grass players. if she played in mc's day, she would be wrongly considered just a clay court specialist.
Why do you keep going on like this, as if Serena Williams is the ONLY player who was any good on grass? If there is a majority of tournaments on one surface, all the players will adapt (if they're not naturally adept on it already) because they DON'T want to be labelled as a specialist on another type of surface.

As you say, Henin was great on all surfaces. She would have been just as good on grass in Court's era as she was in her own. Whether that would have been good enough to win Grand Slam events in that period is something we will never know.
 

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I think Steffi´s golden slam was unique, and she did face tough opposition in Seoul the big return of tennis in the olympics. She beat #11 #8 and #3 en route, including Zina Garrison in semis, who was always ready for an upset and #3 Sabatini who had beaten Graf two times that year and would eventually win the finals in NY, yet Graf didn´t choke defending her title, (she had won the event for under 21 in Los Angeles 1984), despite being extremely tired that season. Unfortunately, she was defeated in the finals by Shriver what adds a little bit of disappointment to one of the best seasons in history. Had she won the finals that year, it would have been superhuman, and there´s no stab issue here for her haters to argue about.
 

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Why do you keep going on like this, as if Serena Williams is the ONLY player who was any good on grass? If there is a majority of tournaments on one surface, all the players will adapt (if they're not naturally adept on it already) because they DON'T want to be labelled as a specialist on another type of surface.

As you say, Henin was great on all surfaces. She would have been just as good on grass in Court's era as she was in her own. Whether that would have been good enough to win Grand Slam events in that period is something we will never know.
you are just making stuff up. where didi say serena was the only great grass player? i specifically said henin was good on all surfaces for example. it is not about adapting, it is about very few ppl back in the day being able to play multiple surfaces. hence why a pete sampras had more success than kuerten because more surfaces suited his game.

and you can't assume heni we be just as good in court's era on grass. different racquets, slightly different surface and that is before you talk about her potential opponents.
 

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Whether it is taken seriously or not is not even the question, the fact is Serena hasn't even won a calendar slam, let alone a golden one....so????...how did that even help your argument....LOL...
She has two " Serena Slams" and so many olympic gold medals...

I agree that the original grand slam is a point but Serena is dominating the WTA for over 20 years without any real rival ( ok, Venus and Jenny are the only really rivals)
 

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She has two " Serena Slams" and so many olympic gold medals...

I agree that the original grand slam is a point but Serena is dominating the WTA for over 20 years without any real rival ( ok, Venus and Jenny are the only really rivals)
Only, a "Serena Slam" is not a real thing, it's just a term made up by herself and her fans....therefore, it doesn't actually refer to anything...a calendar grand slam and a golden calendar slam are unique achievements that Serena has yet to achieve...1 more grand slam is not enough to override that achievement...
 
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