It is such a rare feat that only Don Budge (1938) and Rod Laver (1962 and 1969) all calendar Grand Slams
have pulled off the sweep in the sport's history.
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Iacutem playing a final of Grand Slam
for the record seventh title here.
Djokovic is just the third player in tennis history to win four consecutive Grand Slams
- a feat he accomplished in 2016 dubbed the "Nole Slam
" - and having won his last 18 matches in a row and 27 of his last 28, many wouldn't put it past him repeating the achievement, including US Open finalist Juan Martin del Potro.
Playing on the same court where Sampras claimed his 14th and final Grand Slam
crown, Djokovic has endured more disappointment than joy on Arthur Ashe, winning three titles from eight finals.
'Just because we didn't win the Grand Slam
it doesn't mean our season's not a success.'
To acquire the permanent membership at a Grand Slam
venue, a player must be a quarterfinalist in the singles, a semifinalist in the doubles and a finalist in the mixed doubles at a Grand Slam
While the show (along with the film Slam
and the documentary Slam
Nation) certainly popularized contemporary spoken word by bringing it to the masses through HBO, thereby giving exposure to poets, it also gave the world a false understanding of the poetry coming out of the communities.
said it selected these properties for acquisition based on a database that covers the entire BMC district.
Having won his 18th grand slam
title and with it a long due mixed doubles career grand slam
, the tennis icon is a picture of satisfaction.
The state of Utah is capitalizing with its Waterfowl Slam
. Hunters can sign up for the program for less than the cost of a federal duck stamp and receive bands for achieving different goals, like the puddler slam
(one drake of eight different species over the course of season).
It used to be a running joke when players won the first Grand Slam
event of the year that they would be asked, at some stage in their post-match press conference, whether they thought they might be able to win the calendar year Grand Slam
Djokovic, who is bidding for his 11th Slam
crown and has lost only once in his last 34 Grand Slam
matches, said: "I understand the desire and will to win Andy has, but I don't underestimate him.
WIMBLEDON champion Serena Williams has insisted "I feel like I'll be okay" in her quest for the elusive calendar grand slam
Worcester had been kind of out of the poetry slam
game for a few years.