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What does the term grand Slam mean?

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Asked by POPPY, 04 Apr '11 05:50 pm
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The term grand slam is normally used in tennis and golf. It means winning all major tournaments e.g. in tennis it means winning the US open, French open, Australian open and Wimbledon titles.
Answered by Francisco, 04 Apr '11 06:05 pm

 
  
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The term grand slam originated in contract bridge (where it contrasts with a "small slam"); specifically it is:A high score in contract bridge involving winning all the tricks in a hand, see bridge scoring
Subsequently, "grand slam" has come to refer to other things.
Source: wikipedia
Answered by LIPSIKA, 04 Apr '11 06:00 pm

 
  
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The term means winning all that's on offer in a sports competition, e.g. all the tricks in a game of bridge, or the all the major competitions in a sport in a single year - especially associated with tennis and golf. More generally, any all-out achievement. !!
*Grand Slam is a sports term pertaining to a group of matches, Championships etc. in a particular sports and the winning of all these matches. The best known Grand Slams are those in Tennis [ the Australian Open, the French Open, the British Open, the French Open, Wimbledon, and the US Open ], Golf [the US Open, the British Open, the Masters, and the PGA], and Rugby Union [ victories against all opposition in the competition between England Wales, France, Ireland and Scotland ].
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Answered by OBERoi, 04 Apr '11 05:59 pm

 
  
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Winning all of the tricks in a hand of bridge( card play} whether it is contract or auction bridge.
Answered by pranesh lahiri, 04 Apr '11 06:32 pm

 
  
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