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Who was the first woman during the open era to win all four Grand Slam singles titles in the same calendar year?

Asked by Good Citizen, 30 Aug '08 10:57 pm
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1.

Margaret Court
Answered by amit kumar, 30 Aug '08 10:58 pm

 
  
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Ms. Martina Navartlova
Answered by Venkita Iyer, 30 Aug '08 11:32 pm

 
  
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Women's Singles
Maureen Connolly Brinker (1953)
Margaret Smith Court (1970)
Steffi Graf (1988)
Note: Graf also won the Olympic gold medal in 1988 (The "Golden" Grand Slam)


Steffi Graf (Germany)
Singles Champion: 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996
Singles Runner-up: 1987, 1999
Doubles Champion: 1988

Graf is widely considered to be one of the greatest female tennis players in history. Graf won 22 Grand Slam singles titles, second among male and female players only to Margaret Court's 24.

She won seven Wimbledon singles titles (third behind Navratilova (9) and Helen Wills Moody (8)).

In 1988, Graf won the Olympic gold medal in singles and all four Grand Slam singles titles that year, becoming the first and only player to win the "Golden Slam."

Graf retired in 1999 while she was ranked World No. 3. She is married to the former World No. 1 men's tennis player Andre Agassi.

Martina Navratilova (US & Czech)


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Answered by Jairam Kshirasagar, 30 Aug '08 11:05 pm

 
  
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Margaret Court in 1970
Answered by nargis bhambi, 30 Aug '08 11:04 pm

 
  
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Steffi graff
Answered by bhaskar erram, 30 Aug '08 11:04 pm

 
  
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Satafi graff
Answered by mohinder singh, 30 Aug '08 10:59 pm

 
  
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