|of these articles is concerned with the sport term “Grand Slam”. The article over the bomb of the same name stands under Grand Slam (bomb)|
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|Australian open||Melbourne||1905||January||hard place|
|US open||New York||1881||August. /Sept.||Hard place|
Grand Slam is called in the tennis the profit of the four most important tournaments ( the so-called Grand Slam tournaments) within a yearly. They are both after prize money (beside Masters) and to points of world rank list tournaments of the yearly maximumendowed. All Grand Slam tournaments become inProcess of two weeks in the K.O. - System in each case for men and women as single and doubles as well as Mixed delivered.
The term of the “Grand Slam” was coined/shaped in the year 1933 by the American journalist John Kieran. Kieran was on the search for a term, that thatProject of the tennis player Jack Crawford described to want to win the most important tournaments of the world in one year. Kieran entlieh the term of the Grand Slam the English Bridge play. As the most important tournaments defined Kieran the international championships all those countries, those so far the Davis Cupto win could and from its view therefore the most important tennis nations represented. There a victory in the Davis Cup had succeeded up to this time 4 nations - England, the United States, Australia and France -, the number of Grand Slam - tournaments on four was specified.By this criterion came it to circumstance that other steeped in tradition tournaments as for example the international German championships, which ranked at that time likewise among the most important, most steeped in tradition and oldest tournaments not the status of a Grand Slam - tournament attained.
|year||nationality (EN)||name (n)||Competition|
|1938||Donald Budge||gentleman single|
|1951||/||franc Sedgman, Ken McGregor||gentleman Mr.|
|1953||Maureen Connolly||lady single|
|1962||Rod Laver||gentleman single|
|1963||/||Margaret Smith Court, Ken Fletcher||Mixed|
|1969||Rod Laver||gentleman Mr.|
|1970||Margaret Smith Court||lady single|
|1984||/||Martina Navratilova, Pam||lady double|
|1988||Steffi Graf||lady single (golden Slam)|
the Grand Slam is considered as the largest success, which a tennis player can obtain. In single competitions this succeeded only to five different players. With the double and Mixedaustragungen a Grand Slam is called often only then such,if all four tournaments with the same partner to be won. Only two double's pairs and pair of mix OD won such pure Grand Slam.
false Grand Slam
the Grand Slam due to the difficulty of its coming off a very rare event is there, becomes sometimes already when winning four Grand Slam tournaments in consequence of a false Grand Slamspoken. Among the winners of a false Grand Slams also Martina Navratilova, which succeeded one behind the other during the years 1983/84 the maximum at Grand Slam tournament victories without a genuine Grand Slam, is i.e. six.
Serena Williams spoke with its success 2002/03 of a Serena Slam, thisDesignation did not become generally accepted however for obvious reasons.
|US of Masters||Augusta, Georgia||1934||April|
|US open||the USA||1895||June|
|Championship the USA||1916||August||Grand Slam tournaments|
there are 1860 also with the gulf haven. It concerns the mast R-S tournament in the USA (Augusta, Georgia), the British open (GB), that US-Open as well as the PGA tournament (both in the USA).
|place||date||digs||digging record (year)|
|Colonel village||29. December||shade-mountain-digs||143.5 m (2003)|
|mixing part churches||1. January||large one Olympia-digs||129.5 m (2001)|
|Innsbruck||4. January||Bergiselschanze||134.5 m (2002)|
|bishop yards||6. January||Paul Ausserleitner digging||143,0m (2005)|
in the ski jumping was in-patriated in the last years following tennis and gulf the name Grand Slam for the four-digging tour. Only winner of all four tour competitions within one winter was so far Sven Hannawald (2001/2002).